Phillip Waite, Ph.D.

Phillip Waite, Ph.D.

Chief Health Advisor, HealingWell.com

Dr. Phillip Waite has worked in the field of Health Promotion and Public Health for over 20 years. After active duty service in the U.S. Army, Dr. Waite received bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Utah State University and his Ph.D. at the University of Utah, all in the field of Health Promotion. While going to school, he worked in the corporate sector running a large work site health promotion program. He began his faculty appointment at Utah State University in 2003. Dr. Waite established a research record examining the relationship between spiritual and physical health behaviors, the impact of work site resiliency training, the outcomes of community and school-based violence and drug prevention programs, and impacts of mentoring reminiscence with senior populations and on the evaluation of health care and health promotion interventions. Phil spends his free time with his family and enjoys running, hiking and travel.