Dr. Nico Pronk

Ph.D., FACSM: vice president for Health Management at HealthPartners;
founding president of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP).
 
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Nico.P.Pronk@HealthPartners.com

Nicolaas P. Pronk, Ph.D., FACSM is the vice president for Health Management at HealthPartners, a large non-profit, member-governed integrated health system in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also Health Science Officer for JourneyWell, a division of HealthPartners focused on health and wellness solutions for employers and health plan across the United States and a Senior Research Investigator at the HealthPartners Research Foundation where he conducts research in the area of health behavior change and population health.

Dr. Pronk is widely published in the scientific literature and is currently an Editorial Board member for several scientific journals. He is the founding president of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP). He is a member of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, the Clinical Obesity Research Panel at the National Institutes of Health, and a former member of the Defense Health Board (Armed Forces Epidemiological Board). Dr. Pronk is the Senior Editor of the recently published comprehensive and contemporary industry text ACSM’s Worksite Health Handbook, Second Edition.

Dr. Pronk received his doctorate degree in exercise physiology at Texas A&M University and completed his post-doctoral studies at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.