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Gary Frost PhD

Gary  Frost PhD

Adjunct Professor, Public Health

Health Promotion Sciences Department

PO Box: 245210


Gary J. Frost Ph.D. serves as CEO of Frost & Associates, a consulting firm advising management on strategic planning, leadership assessment, organizational development, corporate culture, healthy work settings, optimal healing environments, and spa & wellness environments in hospitality settings.

 Previously Dr. Frost was Corporate Executive Vice President of Canyon Ranch where he served as a member of the Board of Directors and Governance Committee.  He also served as the Executive Director of The Canyon Ranch Institute, a non-profit which works to improve the health status of communities in underserved populations.  In addition to general management oversight, Dr. Frost had corporate responsibility for creating and maintaining viable health service programs at all Canyon Ranch facilities.

 He has served as Vice Chancellor for Organizational Development at the National University System.  A major component of his work was Dean of the new School of Health and Human Services.  Dr. Frost has been leading quality of life outreach programs to the community and school systems.  In addition, he headed the Institute for Wellness and Peak Performance and its application to individual and corporate creativity and productivity.

 As an author and lecturer, Dr. Frost’s topics include Healthy Leaders, Healthy Organizations; Balancing Life: Family, You & the Organization; The Issue of Denial in Men’s Health; Living Younger Longer and Creating Optimal Healing Environments.

The Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (University of Arizona) invited Dr. Frost to join their Executive Council in 2002, where he also serves as an adjunct professor.  He is a member of the Michigan State University College of Business/Hospitality Board of Directors.  He also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Corporate Health Improvement Program.

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