Dr. Glorian Sorensen, professor of social and behavioral sciences, received the 2017 Mark Dundon Research Award, one of the annual HERO Workplace Health and Well-Being (HWB) Awards. These awards honor dedication and commitment to the field, and acknowledge outstanding achievements in leadership and research. The award was presented during the HERO Forum on Engagement & the Emerging Workforce, held September 12 – 14 in Phoenix, AZ.
[Photo: Dr. Glorian Sorensen – courtesy of HERO Forum]
Dr. Sorensen’s research focuses on randomized worksite– and community–based studies that test the effectiveness of health interventions targeting individual and organizational change.
“Dr. Glorian is a recognized leader in conducting and disseminating research that has advanced the science of workplace health and well-being,” Dr. Paul Terry, president and CEO of HERO, said in a statement. “She is a pioneer in well-being research, having conducted some of the first randomized, controlled worksite trials that examine occupational health and health behaviors. Her work has helped shape the direction of the well-being industry and her accomplishments make her a natural fit for the Mark Dundon Research Award.”