Contact Wellness has developed working relationships with the following organizations committed to reversing the trajectory of chronic diseases and shifting the standard of care to wellness:
American Diabetes Association (ADA)http://www.diabetes.org
The mission of the ADA is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. They deliver services to hundreds of communities. They provide objective and credible information. They give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
The Barker Foundation http://www.thebarkerfoundation.org
The mission of The Barker Foundation is to improve the growth and development of babies and young children by ensuring that girls and young women have varied and balanced diets. To achieve this mission, The Barker Foundation will promote public engagement, training and research.
Better the Future http://www.betterthefuture.org/
A public outreach website run by the Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness. The Moore Institute was created by Bob and Charlee Moore in partnership with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).
Center for Developmental Health (OHSU)http://www.ohsu.edu/heart
The Center for Developmental Health conducts cutting-edge research and explores ways to prevent chronic disease like heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov
CDC′s Mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. CDC seeks to accomplish its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, provide leadership and training.
Choose My Plate choosemyplate.gov
Developmental Origins of Health & Disease (DOHaD) http://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/
This international society aims to promote research into the fetal and developmental origins of health and disease. The society promotes cohesion and shared knowledge between groups working in different specialties and different countries.
Fit4D works with companies, organizations, government and individuals to provide high-tech, high-touch and personalized coaching services, and lifestyle change support for people living with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes.
FoundMyFitness.comFoundMyFitness is Dr. Rhonda Patrick. Rhonda has extensive research experience in the fields of aging, cancer, nutrition. On FoundMyFitness.com Rhonda shares her insight from years of academic study and research on the best ways to increase healthspan.
Intelligent Quisine www.intelligentquisine.com
International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) www.ictcmidwives.com
The mission of ICTC is to reduce the premature deaths of infants by empowering families to take charge of their prenatal experience, to promote breastfeeding, and to increase the number of maternal and child health care providers, particularly indigenous midwives. ICTC brings families and health care professionals together to collectively support healthy pregnancies, reduce premature births, and provide direct services.
International Diabetes Federation (IDF) http://www.idf.org
The mission of the International Diabetes Federation is to advance diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide. Their strategic goals are to drive change at all levels, from local to global, to prevent diabetes and increase access to essential medicines; develop and encourage best practice in diabetes policy, management and education; advance diabetes treatment, prevention and cure through scientific research; and advance and protect the rights of people with diabetes, and combat discrimination.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) http://www.jdrf.org/
JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is also committed to developing new and better treatments that improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes in the near term and keep them healthy while advancing toward a cure.
Let’s Get Healthy! ohsu.edu
Live Light Live Right livelightobesity.org
Developed by Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, Live Light, Live Right is an innovative, multi-disciplinary childhood obesity intervention combining specialized medical care, tailored physical fitness training, and behavioral and nutritional counseling for the entire family. Live Light, Live Right empowers children and their families to make healthy choices to last a lifetime.
March of Dimes http://www.marchofdimes.com
The mission of the March of Dimes is to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies. In local communities across the country, March of Dimes is helping moms take charge of their health, and supporting families when something goes wrong. The March of Dimes also acts globally; sharing best practices in perinatal health and helping improve birth outcomes where the needs are the most urgent.
The Moore Institute http://www.ohsu.edu/mooreinstitute
The scientific cornerstone of the Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness is a discipline in which OHSU is already internationally recognized: the developmental origins of health and disease, which includes the vital relationships between maternal prenatal diet, fetal health and adult onset disease.
National Wraparound Initiative (NWI) http://www.nwi.pdx.edu
NWI envisions a future in which all children and youth are connected to caring adults and have access to appropriate services and supports so they can be healthy, experience positive development, and live and thrive in their homes and communities. The mission of the National Wraparound Initiative is to promote understanding about the components and benefits of wraparound, and to provide the field with resources and guidance that facilitate high quality and consistent wraparound implementation.
PE3’s mission is to create life-long healthy behaviors in at risk children and their families by implementing new standards for learning techniques, specialized curriculum, and technology in school physical education programs.
Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) http://www.thersa.org
The RSA is an enlightenment organization committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world. Underpinning the work of the RSA are enduring beliefs in human progress, reasoned enquiry, environmental sustainability, and ethical commitment combined now with a commitment to public participation and social inclusion. In pursuing their aims, they are led by four values: independence, commitment, honesty and openness.
Samepage is a novel and powerful resource for improving communication and restoring human connection and relationships in healthcare by providing an interactive platform for patients, their families, and providers.
The Trust for America’s Health http://www.healthyamericans.org
TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to making disease prevention a national priority. It sees to build a “public health defense” to project the nation from chronic disease, bioterrorism, and pandemics.
Up2Us combines the virtues of youth sports and youth development in a program that supports social and academic success and physical and emotional health. Through its Coach Across America program and Center for Sports-Based Youth Development, Up2Us is shaping the lives of 25 million American youth.
World Health Organization (WHO) http://www.who.int
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette ymca-portland.org
Since 1868 the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette has offered a diverse range of quality, affordable programs that help children thrive and grow, inspire young people to lead, bring families closer together, and encourage individual health and wellness. YMCA Columbia-Willamette serves more than 45,000 kids, teens, and adults annually through its Health and Wellness programs.