Lauve Metcalfe

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Lauve Metcalfe, M.S., FAWHP, NBC-HWC is an educator, national board certified health and wellness coach and an organizational health consultant. She is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion and a Founding Fellow and a member of the Health & Wellness Board of Advisors for the Institute of Coaching. 

Lauve has been on the faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine since 1993, currently as a Mentor Supervisor for the Integrative Health Coaching program, a part of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.  She also served as the Associate Director of the Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition where she developed and implemented National Institutes of Health research projects involving weight loss, worksite wellness, childhood obesity, and the effects of exercise on bone mass and osteoporosis.  Lauve is also an adjunct professor with the California Institute of Integral Studies, Integrative Health program.

Lauve is the author of Reshaping Your Body, Rethinking Your Mind, a book and correspondence course addressing weight loss and body image, and is a co-author of The BEST Exercise Program for Osteoporosis Prevention.

Lauve’s experience in developing worksite and organizational health programs has taken her throughout the U.S., Canada, Germany, Brazil, Singapore and Japan.  Her background includes positions as Vice President of Corporate Health Development for Canyon Ranch Developments, Director of Program Development for Campbell's Institute for Health and Fitness, Campbell Soup Company, and Director of Health/Fitness for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft.  Lauve was the Program Director of the Great American Workout at the White House for President and Mrs. Bush.

Lauve is a past president of the National Fitness Leaders Association and the Association for Worksite Health Promotion.  She was a special consultant to the U.S. Army-Europe on marketing and development of the “Fit to Win” wellness modules, and a member of the Pentagon’s U.S. Army Expert Civilian Task Force on Health Promotion.