Joseph A. Leutzinger, PhD, is former Director of Health Promotion at Union Pacific Railroad.
In February 2003, Dr. Leutzinger worked as an independent consultant through WELCOA - Wellness Councils of America. In January 2005 he founded Health Improvement Solutions [HIS]. HIS provides assessments, evaluation services and behavior change products for integrated health management programs with a special focus on addressing and analyzing the relationship between health and productivity/performance.
Additionally, Dr. Leutzinger conducts comprehensive program evaluations with a special emphasis on shaping and sustaining cultures at work, home and in the community to support positive health practices. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on worksite health improvement topics, and has given hundreds of lectures and presentations on worksite health & productivity related issues in the U.S. and abroad. He is the co-author of Why and How People Change Health Behaviors, co-editor of The Platinum Book: Practical Applications of the Health & Productivity Management Model and co-author of Dealing with Life Challenges: Fatigue Management, Stress and Mental Health.
Dr. Leutzinger serves on the board for the C. Everett Koop Health Project Awards and is former chair of the Corporate Health & Productivity Management Awards Committee.