Innovations in Wellness: Elevating the Standard of Well-Being

Deb Gorhan


Deb Gorhan, MS MCHES

Deb Gorhan is a strategic thinker with a passionate focus for creating environments, networks and programs that provide opportunities for individuals and organizations to adopt and sustain healthy lifestyles. She has provided leadership for the delivery of worksite programs impacting the built environment, culture and lives of employees worldwide, such as the J&J healthy eating initiative, eatcomplete; Energy for Performance®; the rollout of the Global J&J Tobacco Free Workplace Policy, and the global expansion of Healthy & Me™, J&J’s first globally accessible employee health mobile digital platform. In her current role she leads projects ranging from deploying global exercise reimbursement, developing healthy eating policy implementation and stakeholder analysis plans to standardizing a global medical preplacement process.

Deb has presented to external partners such as HERO, NBGH, WWCMA and CEO’s Against Cancer and participated in the CDC expert panel for Worksite Obesity Prevention and Control. In addition to her work with WWCMA, she is on the Board of Directors for the Center for Active Design, a non-profit organization using design to foster healthy and engaged communities.

Deb received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from the Pennsylvania State University, Master of Science in Health Promotion from Springfield College and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES).


Your Future Career. Advice From the Field.

Attend this session if you are college student, graduate student, recent graduate or looking for a career change. You will walk away with actionable advice to propel you to the next step on your career journey?

Panel Facilitator:
Deb Gorhan MCHES , Global Planning & Governance Lead, Johnson & Johnson Global Health Services

Leslie Courtney, Executive Vice President, Client Success and Account Management, MDLIVE
Allison Higgins, Adjunct Professor, Merrimack College, School of Health Sciences