Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program
The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program (HPDP Program) includes representatives from a variety of clinical settings working together to ensure effective and coordinated health promotion and preventive services are provided to our Veterans.
- Memphis VA Medical Center
- 901-523-8990 Ext. 6291
Hours of Operation
- M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Examples of these programs include but are not limited to:
- Patient-Aligned Care Teams (PACT)
- MOVE Weight Management Program
- Smoking & Tobacco Abuse Cessation Program
- Veteran Health Education
- My HealtheVet
- Women Veterans Program
- Home Telehealth
- National Health Promotion Disease Prevention Program
- Primary Care-Mental Health Integration
- VA Employee Wellness Program (Wellness is Now)
These services are offered at Memphis VAMC, off-site facilities and community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). The HPDP Program will assist Veterans with programs and services in their own communities.
Chronic diseases often result from unhealthy behaviors that may include: poor diet, physical inactivity, tobacco abuse, increase alcohol consumption, and other unsafe behaviors. The Memphis VA Medical Center's HPDP Program offers services and support to promote the following nine evidenced-based messages that lead to healthy living:
- Get Involved in Your Health Care
- Be Tobacco Free
- Be Physically Active
- Eat Wisely
- Strive for a Healthy Weight
- Be Safe
- Manage Stress
- Limit Alcohol
- Get Recommended Screening and Immunizations
If you would like to learn more about Memphis VA Medical Center's HPDP Programs and services that promote Healthy Living, please contact:
Teresa K. Cook, Psy.D.
Health Behavior Coordinator
901.523.8990 ext 6291