The WELL Podcast

Tune in to LiveWELL's podcast series, connecting you to living WELL. Listen anytime, anywhere with hosts, and fellow teammates, Jennifer Kees, Meghan Donovan and Cindy Patterson.  Learn more about the podcast co-hosts.

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The Latest Episodes

Episode 120 Benefits of Music 
In this fun episode, Jen and Meghan discuss the benefits of listening to music, including streaming music and to live music. 

Episode 119 Financial Well-Being 
In celebration of Financial Well-Being Month, Nicolette Wachowiak, a financial coach from Advocate Health joins us to discuss savings as well as the why and how to get started. Nicolette also delves into the topic of debt reduction and why each of us should get started today. 

EP 118 Get Up and Go 
In this episode, Dr. Matthew Astin talks with the hosts all about men’s health. Men’s health is so much more than just annual screenings. Listen in to hear how you as a man, or the men in your life can live long, healthy lives. 

EP 117 Attention: CarolinaCare Update 
CarolinaCare has big news! You can now process your new and refillable prescriptions through the MyAtriumHealth portal! In this episode, Catherine Helms walks listeners through this transition, and spells out exactly what teammates need to know so they don’t miss a refill. 

Meet The WELL Podcast Co-Hosts

Jennifer Kees, MPH, CHES, CES 
Senior HR Consultant, Total Rewards, Atrium Health 

Jennifer is busting the notion the journey to good health must be hard to reap the benefits. She believes finding what makes you feel great and ultimately living your healthiest, best life can be - dare we say it - fun!   

With more than twenty years in fitness and health promotion, Jennifer strives to help shine light on health and well-being solutions that meet teammates where they are, working to find and provide a range of well-being resources and tools. No single approach is the solution. It's all about finding what makes you feel like your best self.  

Jennifer holds a Masters of Health Promotion and Exercise Science, and a Master of Public Health from California University of Pennsylvania and Liberty University. Jennifer enjoys quality time with her family and is always on the lookout for a good mystery book or enlightening podcast. Recommendations are appreciated!  
Meghan Donovan, MS, RD, LDN
HR Consultant 1, Total Rewards, Atrium Health 

Meghan brings a passion for health, nutrition and fitness. As a registered dietitian and a running training coach she inspires others to live their best lives while believing that all foods can fit into a healthy diet. 

With years of experience as a wellness dietitian and a health coach dietitian Meghan, has helped numerous individuals change their nutrition and their outlook on their food and wellness. A healthy lifestyle is a continuous work in progress and we’re all striving to improve.  

Meghan holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science from North Carolina State University and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition degree from Winthrop University. Additionally, Meghan is a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute and completed her Dietetic Internship at Meredith College. Meghan enjoys spending quality time with her dogs at the beach, running half marathons and baking delicious desserts! 

Cindy Patterson, CEBS, CPSP 
Director, Retirement, Advocate Health

Cindy knows financial health impacts our overall wellness. She believes that taking small steps to balance how we spend, save, borrow, and plan helps reduce stress now and leads to security in the future. 

Having worked in employee benefits and financial services for more than 20 years, Cindy has seen that because we don’t learn personal finance in school, most of us are struggling with the same money issues. She uses the lessons of behavioral finance to help individuals recognize negative patterns and make long-lasting change. Her goal is for all teammates to be able to live according to their choices rather than their obligations.   

Cindy is a 20-year veteran of the employee benefits and financial services industries specializing in participant education. Her passion is designing impactful employee education programs and promoting financial wellness. Cindy graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. She holds the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, Certified Plan Sponsor Professional, and Project Management Professional designations, is Corporate Trainer Certified, a Certified Financial Education Instructor, and has a certification in Human Resources Management.   

Last Updated on 07/01/2024