Healthy Living Practitioner Certificate

The curriculum of the Healthy Living Practitioner™ (HLP™) certificate program is supported by the American Heart Association (AHA). It will allow an individual to become an HLP™.

HLP’s™ are defined as “health professionals who are actively engaged in assessing lifestyle behaviors and subsequently developing and implementing Healthy Living Interventions (HLI). HLP’s™ focus on the primordial and primary prevention of chronic diseases as well as secondary prevention in those already diagnosed with a lifestyle related disease. HLP’s™ are committed to supporting behavior changes towards Healthy Living (HL) and helping to ensure these changes are maintained over the long-term. HLP’s™ participate in a broad range of activities related to the field including individual/ patient care, program development and implementation, teaching, research and leadership activities related to Healthy Living Medicine (HLM).”

Stats and Facts

of individuals in the US see a physician at least once a year, but less than
of them report receiving counseling on exercise and nutrition from their physician
#1 This pioneering curriculum is the first of its kind in the country
Training Health Professionals to Deliver Healthy Living Medicine
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Integrating early preventitive health measures across disciplines

Understanding by doing

This graduate level, 22 credit hour certificate is typically completed in 9 months.

Learn from the best

  • Deepika

    Deepika Laddu

    Focusing on chronic disease prevention throughout the life-course by applying appropriate lifestyle and behavioral interventions

  • Cemal Ozemek

    Cemal Ozemek

    Studying cardiac and vascular function in healthy and diseased populations. Also elucidating the role of sex hormones on cardiovascular aging.

  • Hannah Claeys

    Hannah Claeys

    Practicing as an exercise specialist and discovering results in overall health and disease prevention

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