Healthy Weight For U

Do you want to lose weight, but aren’t sure where to start? We can help! Our six-month weight management program is offered to full-time, permanent Wake Forest University employees FREE OF CHARGE. This program will go beyond healthy lifestyle modification, with a laser focus on weight loss. The program will offer a combination of weight loss strategies and techniques to help individuals reach their goals. We want to help you achieve a healthy weight for you!

Here are few highlights of the weight management program:

This program is designed for participants who meet the following criteria:

  • Individuals with weight loss needs (BMI >25)
  • Able to attend weekly sessions held weekly for an hour
  • Able to commit to personal dietary and exercise changes
  • Full-time, permanent Wake Forest University employee


  • Jeff Katula, PhD, MA, Professor, Health & Exercise Science, Health Psychologist and Executive Director, Healthy Exercise & Lifestyle Programs (HELPS)
  • Kristy Lievense, MS, ACSM-CEP, Program Director, HELPS
  • Lydia Bailey, MS, Program Coordinator, HELPS
  • Christie Hunter, RD, LLC, Registered Dietician
  • Joann Godwin, RD, Registered Dietician
  • Olivia Biehl, BS, Graduate Student

If you’d like to join the 6 month program or have questions please call or email us!

Contact Phone: 336-758-5853