Health Promotion & Wellness Portfolio 

The Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio is one of nine portfolios at the Army Institute of Public Health, a subordinate unit of the USAPHC. It is composed of five programs.

VISION

Health System that maximizes health promotion and wellness services’ impact on global Force fitness.

MISSION

The mission of the Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio is to advocate for global force fitness through strategically developing, integrating, standardizing and evaluating health promotion and wellness services within the Army public health system.

PORTFOLIO CAPABILITIES

Collaboration and integration at the local, DA, and DOD levels to standardize health promotion and public health efforts into the total Army by:

  • Army Wellness Center standardization
  • Army Health Promotion Officer management
  • Comprehensive program evaluations & feasibility assessments
  • Qualitative and quantitative data consultation/analysis
  • Army Public Health Nursing standardization and governance
  • Integrated Health Education Training/Resources

SME to support the Army Resiliency Directorate for the Ready and Resilient Campaign, National Prevention Strategy; Healthy Base Initiative; AMEDD 2020; TSG’s Performance Triad; and Installation HPW Efforts.

HOW WE DO THIS

  • Develop and disseminate standardized, evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and tools. 
  • Develop key, science-based metrics to measure program impact and effectiveness.
  • Use program evaluation methods to determine efficient and effective health promotion techniques and systems.
  • Advocate for health promotion policy implementation and policy change.
  • Develop partnerships and collaborations with other military and civilian organizations.
  • Provide subject matter expert consultation, education, and training for health professionals and military leaders.

HPW SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE

Army Public Health Nursing

Nutrition

Army Wellness Centers

Physical Fitness

Army Health Promotion Course: Charting the Course to a Healthier Force

Army Pregnancy/Postpartum Physical Training Program

Clinical Preventive Services

Program Evaluation

Combat/Operational Stress Control

Public Health

Community Health Promotion Councils

Reserve Component Issues

Community Nutrition

Performance TRIAD

Community Needs Assessment

Sexual Responsibility

Dietary Supplements

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Dental Readiness/Oral Health

Spiritual Health

Health Status/Health Effects Measurement

Suicide Prevention

Health-related Outcomes Research

Stress Management

HIV

Tobacco Cessation

Injury Control

Weight Management

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Worksite Wellness/Civilian Fitness

Community Health Promotion Councils Community Resource Guides
Ready and Resilient Campaign Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Contact Information

Name: AIPH Health Promotion & Wellness Portfolio  
Email Address: usarmy.apg.medcom-phc.mbx.hpw-webcontacts@mail.mil 
Telephone: 410-436-2303/4656  
DSN: 584-2303/4656 
Mailing Address:
USAPHC
ATTN: MCHB-IP-H
5158 Blackhawk Road
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5403

Programs

Public Health Assessment

Program Evaluation is the systematic collection of information that assists stakeholders to better understand a program, improve its effectiveness, and make decisions about future program planning.

Army Public Health Nursing

Army Public Health Nurses enhance the operating and generating forces by embedding wellness and prevention throughout the total Army force.

Community Behavioral Health Operations

Community Behavioral Health Operations develops evidence-based health promotion products and programs for Soldiers, Family members, Retirees, Army civilians, military health care providers, and senior leaders.

Health Promotion Operations

Health Promotion Operations identifies redundancies and voids of programs and services by evaluating population needs; assessing existing programs; coordinating targeted interventions for Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, and Civilians.

Army Wellness Centers Operation

Army Wellness Centers Operation Program is Program 19 in the HPW Portfolio. This page provides program contact information and description.