Buckeye Wellness

Buckeye Wellness | Solutions for a Healthy Life

Buckeye Wellness is part of the university-wide health and wellness initiative striving to make Ohio State the healthiest campus in the world. Under the leadership and direction of Chief Wellness Officer and Vice President of Health Promotion Bernadette Melnyk, Buckeye Wellness provides innovative and evidence-based programs to help individuals optimize their well-being, based on the nine dimensions of wellness. We’re working diligently to make healthy choices easier for faculty, staff and students — through awareness and education, programs, activities and events.

Buckeye Wellness Innovators

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Buckeye Wellness Programs

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Buckeye Wellness Tips

Discover evidence-based wellness tips brought to you by the chief wellness officer

Annual State of Health and Wellness

Learn about updated wellness efforts here at The Ohio State University

Buckeye Wellness Team

Image of Bern Melnyk, Chief Wellness Officer for The Ohio State University
Vice President for Health Promotion; Chief Wellness Officer
Megan Amaya
Director of Health Promotion and Wellness; Co-Director of Bachelors of Science in Health and Wellness; Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Brenda Buffington
Wellness Program Manager; Director of Health Athlete Program; Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice
Tara Crawford
Senior Marketing and Communications Strategist
Nicole Johnson
Wellness Program Coordinator
Executive Assistant to Bernadette Melnyk
Luciana Pereyra
Marketing and Communications Associate
Josh Winn headshot
Clinical Instructor of Practice; Wellness Program Manager

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