E. Andrew Wood, PT, MS, CBES
Andrew Wood was the Manager of Health Promotion and Ergonomics at General Mills, Inc. for over 25 years. He was responsible for managing and coordinating the health promotion activities for manufacturing and field sales, advising on musculoskeletal injury prevention and ergonomics, along with treating employees with musculoskeletal injuries in the corporate medical department. From 2008 to 2010, he was Director of Ergonomics and Corporate Solutions at Muve Inc where he was responsible for developing and implementing activity based wellness programs for corporate clients along with sales and account management. Andy is a Physical Therapist with a masters degree in Exercise Physiology, a Certified Wellness Coach Trainer with Real Balance Wellness Solutions and a Certified Behavior Based Ergonomics Specialist. Currently he is employed at Olmsted Medical Center as Injury Prevention and Wellness Specialist. He has authored several articles and given presentations on the development assessment of health promotion and ergonomics programs in industry. In his spare time, Andy enjoys competitive cross country skiing, hiking, fishing, hunting, dog training working on antique automobiles and working on the family farm in southeast Minnesota. He is a member of American Physical Therapy Association, American College of Sports Medicine, The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the National Wellness Association.