Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program

The UNC Weight Management Program offers a comprehensive group-based weight loss program for UNC Healthcare employees. The Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program (HHWLP) is free and includes intensive coaching and support.


Frequently Asked Questions

Any UNC Healthcare employees (sorry no UNCPN or Rex employees at this time) with a BMI ≥25 and willingness to make changes to their daily routine.

To enroll, please complete our online survey. You will receive an email with details after you complete the survey. Contact Stephanie Wilhoit-Reeves for any additional questions.

Weekly group sessions with a counselor and your peers covering a variety of topics related to diet, physical activity, strategies for weight loss, stress management, etc. The program spans 6 to 12 months, depending on your progress & interest. Members can then join the bi-weekly the graduate group to for help with maintenance, motivation, and support.

Wednesdays from 4-5pm at Eastowne
Thursdays from 1-2pm at UNC Hospitals
*The Graduate Group meets Thursday evenings at the Family Medicine Center.

You must have a BMI >25, be motivated to change your eating habits and level of physical activity, and be willing to attend group at least twice per month.

Contact Stephanie Wilhoit-Reeves, Program Manager, by phone at 984-974-4971 or by email.