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Dee Edington

Founder and Chairman, Edington Associates LLC

Dee-EdingtonDee Edington is founder and chairman of Edington Associates LLC. He is the founder and professor of the University of Michigan Health Management Research Center and was the director of the Center until June 2011. In addition to his research and teaching, Edington has 25 years of experience in academic administration.

Edington’s research focuses on the precursors of disease and vitality. His interest is in the relationships between healthy lifestyles, vitality and quality of life, as they benefit both individuals and organizations. He is specifically interested in how individual health management, worksite wellness activities, and programs within organizations impact health care cost containment, productivity and human resource development. He is the author or co-author of over 800 articles, presentations and books.