2017 WWCMA Annual Conference Speaker Kathleen Nelson, Signature Healthcare
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2017 WWCMA Annual Conference Speaker Kathleen Nelson
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Kathleen Nelson, Director of Population Health
Signature Healthcare

Kathleen Nelson PT, MPH-PHP is the Director of Population Health at Signature Healthcare, a non-profit community hospital 22 miles south of Boston, MA.  Kathleen has 30 years of experience in occupational health and ergonomics focusing on total worker health and wellness. She worked for many years providing ergonomic training and consulting to manufacturing companies and hospitals systems throughout the U.S. and has lectured nationally on safe patient handling and injury prevention. In her role at Signature Healthcare Kathleen oversees the internal wellness program for the employees and spouses across 12 different locations. She works closely with community employers to provide health assessments, wellness programming and onsite clinical services to optimize the health of the employees and reduce the risk factors associated with chronic disease. Kathleen utilizes Lean and 6 Sigma process improvement methodologies to assure there is a continuous cycle of improvement.  

Kathleen is the recipient of the Louis H. Millender, M.D. Golden Rose Award from New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA for outstanding service exemplifying the compassion commitment and leadership of Dr. Millender a pioneer in the field of Occupational Health.

Conference Session:

Employer Case Study: Increase Wellness Engagement by Leveraging Behavioral Economics

  • Kathleen Nelson, Signature Healthcare

Introduced By: TBD

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
SouthEast Atrium


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