Research Center (UM-HMRC)
is a world-wide leader in studying
how health choices influence total
health and productivity, quality of life,
vitality and health care economics
throughout a lifetime.
We are engaged in: Moving the standard
Knowledge created at HMRC
From… Cost of Healthcare — treating disease
To… Total Value of Health — managing health
To… Health is Free — healthcare costs are
less than total benefits.
The Health Management Research Center passed the historic milestone of processing its 10 millionth HRA on February 16, 2013.
The University of Michigan School of Kinesiology and the Health Management
Research Center (HMRC) are pleased to welcome renowned health promotion leader
Dr. Michael O’Donnell as the new Director of the HMRC, effective October 15, 2012.
Dr. O’Donnell has a distinguished record in the field of health promotion, and is a widely
respected champion for the integration of health promotion into every aspect of society.
Dr. O’Donnell’s first passion is workplace health promotion. He has helped more than
100 employers, health plans, governments, and foundations develop and enhance their
health promotion programs, and has a decade of experience as the internal leader of
employee health promotion programs in three large organizations.
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New Year, New You—in Progress
Predictors of Behavior Change Intention Using Health Risk Appraisal Data
Mary L. Marzec, MS; Seung Pil Lee, PhD; T. Bettina Cornwell, PhD; Wayne N. Burton, MD;
Judith McMullen, MBA; Dee W. Edington, PhD
Americal Journal of Health Behavior, 2013;37(4):478-490