Paul E. Not Provided, PhD
Health Enhancement Research Organization
Dr. Paul Terry is a Senior Fellow and former president of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), a national think tank dedicated to advancing best practices in employee health promotion. In collaboration with HERO members, Paul and the HERO team provide leadership in research and education on issues such as the impact of wellness program best practices on health outcomes and the impact of healthy cultures on employee performance.
Before HERO, Terry was president and CEO at StayWell, a national provider of population health management programs. Before StayWell, Paul served as president and CEO at The Park Nicollet Institute, a national leader in health services research and education. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and his Masters from Minnesota State University at Mankato where he was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Humanitarian Award.
Terry is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion and is a Past-President of the Minnesota Public Health Association. He serves on advisory councils for The National Academy of Sciences, the American Heart Association, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health. He was principal investigator of a three year CDC sponsored study of the effectiveness of different models of worksite health promotion. Prevention programs that Dr. Terry developed won the C. Everett Koop National Health Award.
Dr. Terry’s numerous scientific papers and articles have won five awards of excellence from the Society for Technical Communications and five National Health Information awards. He is co-author of four books including “Well Advised: Your Guide to Making Smart Health Decisions.” Paul received two Senior Fulbright Scholarships and was co-founder of a HIV/AIDS Prevention NGO in Zimbabwe.