Ashland, New Hampshire
Nancy Puglisi, Ph.D. is the Director of Organizational Wellness at the University System of New Hampshire. Dr. Puglisi directs Faculty and Staff Wellness, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and organizational transformation programs for 4300 faculty and staff members employed by the University System. She has introduced alternative health care programs such as Therapeutic Touch, Meditation and Organizational Wellness, along with traditional health care practices including health screenings, resulting in an "integrated" and well-rounded health education curriculum. Also within the University System, Dr. Puglisi is an adjunct faculty member for the Graduate School at Plymouth State University where she serves as the director of Personal Approaches to Transformation and Healing (PATH), Institute and Organizational Approaches to Transformation and Healing (OATH), Institute. She has also served as a faculty member at Granite State College of the University System of New Hampshire where she received two distinguished teaching awards. In addition, Dr. Puglisi works as a trainer and consultant for various organizations. She is the recipient of the US. Department of Health and Human Services Community Health Promotion Award; the College and University Personnel Association's Fred C. Ford Award for innovative ideas reflecting ingenuity and a comprehensive understanding of human resource management, and the National Association of the College and University Business Officers' Award for creating a cost-effective health promotion program. She continues to strive towards producing resourceful and creative approaches to individual health promotion and organizational wellness.