William B. Baun has more than 34 years experience in worksite health promotion management/programming and serves as the Wellness Officer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which was the first healthcare system and NCI-designated Cancer System to receive the CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation. In March of 2012, the Houston Business Journal named MD Anderson the Healthiest Employer in Houston in the 5,000 or more employees during their Healthiest Employers awards. He is President of the National Wellness Institute, and serves on the Board of the International Association Worksite Health Promotion, Houston Wellness Association, and CAN DO a childhood obesity community program.
Bill has held adjunct professor positions at both the University of Texas Public Health School and the University of Houston where he has taught and served on thesis and dissertation committees. He is an enthusiastic and motivating workshop leader and keynote speaker. Twice he has addressed groups reviewing worksite health issues chaired by the Surgeon General of the United States. His strong facilitation skills have been used in a variety of environments to help plan and move projects forward. He is a cancer survivor and his passion is wellness!