Group of buckeye wellness innovators at orientation

Buckeye Wellness

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

Share your passion for health and wellness with other dedicated faculty and staff

Buckeye Wellness Programs

Explore all of the offerings for faculty, staff, students and the community

Buckeye Wellness Tips

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

University Wellness Leadership Awards

Celebrate who supports health and wellness activities in their respective unit

Buckeye Wellness Team

Bern Melnyk in office

Bernadette Melnyk PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN

Vice President for Health Promotion; Chief Wellness Officer
Director of Health Promotion and Wellness; Co-Director of Bachelors of Science in Health and Wellness; Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

Staff