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Gold Standard  CEO Messages

Joel Seligman, President and CEO, Northern Westchester Hospital

Our mission, in part, is to improve and protect the health of individuals in the community through programs that promote healing and wellness, and our staff is a vital part of that community. We are committed to providing our staff members with programs and tools that help them get healthy and stay healthy. We are extremely proud to receive this accreditation in recognition of these efforts and to be recognized as a Gold Standard employer.

Michael J. Dowling, President and CEO, Northwell Health

Since 2011, I have been honored to receive this accreditation for our health system for promoting healthier behavior. We believe that fostering a health-conscience work environment is key to supporting a positive corporate culture.

Scott Batulis, President and CEO, Orange Regional Medical Center

Being accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard is another indication of how Orange Regional values its employees and their families. We’re taking the necessary measures to create a culture that fosters healthy lifestyles.   

Arthur Pappas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pappas Capital

Pappas Capital is honored to receive the CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation. As longtime investors in life science companies, we strongly support the efforts of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer to raise awareness for cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

David Simmons, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PPD, Inc.

PPD is committed to the fight against cancer. As a global contract research organization with deep expertise in oncology, we are dedicated to helping biopharmaceutical clients deliver safe treatments to patients more quickly, cost-effectively and with the highest possible quality. We’re pleased the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has recognized our efforts in employee health and wellness, and we applaud their worthy mission.

Ken Paulus, President and Chief Executive Officer, Prime Therapeutics

Prime’s purpose is to help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. This commitment extends to the members we serve and to our employees. Through innovative wellness programs, we encourage and incent our employees to make good choices to improve their health – including lowering their risks for cancer. We are proud to be a Gold Standard recipient. 

Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, ProMedica

I am deeply honored that ProMedica has been selected for this prestigious recognition. Our Mission is to improve health and well-being, and that includes ProMedica’s employees as well as the communities we serve. From providing a tobacco free workplace and healthy menu options in our cafeterias to supporting tobacco cessation programs,  free cancer screenings, survivorship programs and clinical trials for cancer treatment to employees as well as patients, ProMedica is proud to be part of the fight against cancer. By reaching our employees as well as our patients, we are transforming their lives, our culture and our communities.

Nicholas Colucci, President and CEO, Publicis Health

Supporting the Gold Standard is in line with PHCG's mission to create dialogue around health and wellness by transforming intention into action.

Judy D. Olian, President, Quinnipiac University

Wellness is a pillar of our strategic plan at Quinnipiac University. We are passionate about advancing the physical and emotional well-being of our employees and their families through many university-wide initiatives. We are delighted to extend this Gold Standard accreditation across all Quinnipiac campuses.

Ryan M. Schneider, Director, Chief Executive Officer and President, Realogy Holdings Corp.

This recognition by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer underscores our commitment to the health and well-being of our employees, and we are proud they are taking advantage of our iThrive wellness program that we put in place to give them an active role in their own care.

James M. Whitehurst, President and CEO, Red Hat

Cancer awareness, prevention, and detection are all efforts worthy of attention, and Red Hat is proud to show our commitment to a healthy work environment by earning the CEO Cancer Gold Standard.

E. Wayne Holden, PhD, President and CEO, RTI International

Improving the health and well-being of our employees and their families is a priority for RTI International. By meeting the high standards of this initiative since 2010, we are working to help our employees prevent cancer and reduce the risk of other serious conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes.

Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO, RWJBarnabas Health

The prestigious Gold Standard accreditation signifies to all that  RWJBarnabas Health maintains a culture that encourages a healthy lifestyle for our employees, our patients, and their families.

Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS

CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation is an extension of our ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of our employees. Together, the Gold Standard companies are making a strong statement that cancer can be prevented and lives can be prolonged.

Proj. JIANG Zhongyi, President, Shanghai Children's Medical Center

To care about the staff's health is the key to the hospital's continuous improvement. Shanghai Children's Medical Center consistently focuses on health knowledge pervasion, health behavior cultivation and health service support so as to promote people's all-round development.

John Hickenlooper, former Governor , State of Colorado

A healthy workforce is a key part to Colorado’s success. The Gold Standard from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer recognizes our efforts to address the impact of cancer on the work place and more importantly, is a testament to our employees that we are there for them should they have to battle this disease.

Mary Fallin, former Governor, State of Oklahoma

Increasing health outcomes in Oklahoma is one of my number one priorities. Health affects everything from our quality of life to the state of our economy. If we are going to continue to grow and thrive as a state, we need healthy individuals, healthy families and a healthy workforce. I’m proud that Oklahoma has been recognized by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for the gains we’ve made and the steps we’ve taken to improve employee health.

David Chao, PhD, President and CEO, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

As an organization dedicated to improving human health through basic research, the Stowers Institute for Medical Research is proud to have received CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation. We believe that our efforts to improve human health begin with extending our mission to our employees by creating an environment that encourages a healthy lifestyle.

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Vice President for Health Promotion, Chief Wellness Officer, Dean College of Nursing, The Ohio State University

At Ohio State, promoting health and wellbeing is an integral part of our university culture. Our goal to become the world’s healthiest university includes building a sustained culture of wellness. Research supports that 80 percent of chronic diseases can be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices; one of those is avoiding tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death. Ohio State wants all of its Buckeyes to lead long, healthy and productive lives.

Dario C. Altieri, MD, President and CEO, The Wistar Institute

At The Wistar Institute, we greatly value our Gold Standard accreditation, which we have proudly held since 2008. This exemplary distinction showcases how the Wistar team is collaboratively striving to advance cancer research through discovery and innovation in an effort to make an impact in the fight against cancer.