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About American Institute for Preventive Medicine

The American Institute for Preventive Medicine (AIPM) has been advancing the field of wellness for over 27 years.  Our expertise in motivating behavior change, reducing health care costs, and promoting healthy lifestyles has helped over 13,000 corporations, hospitals, unions, and government agencies achieve their wellness objectives. 

URAC Accreditation
The American Institute for Preventive Medicine (AIPM) was one of the first five companies to receive URAC Accreditation for Comprehensive Wellness.  Achievement of this status means AIPM has demonstrated its commitment to industry recognized program standards.

  Extensive Relationship with the VA
AIPM has provided its Veterans’ Health at Home® self-care book, Protect Yourself Brochure, Wellness Calendar, Newsletters, and Wellness and Disease Management publications to over 75 VA facilities. Veterans’ Health at Home® has saved VAMCs a great deal of money by reducing unnecessary doctor and E.R. visits.
  Award Winning
AIPM and its staff have received numerous national honors for its work in the wellness field. These include the Hod Ogden Medal from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Director’s Award from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, and the Leadership and Service Award from the Association for Worksite Health Promotion.
  U.S. Healthy People Objectives
AIPM has been invited by the U.S. Government to participate in all of its Healthy People projects. This includes Healthy People 2000, Healthy People 2010, and most recently, Healthy People 2020. These objectives help set the nation’s health goals for the next decade.
  About our Founder 

Dr. Don R. Powell is the President and CEO of the American Institute for Preventive Medicine and is a pioneer in the wellness field, having been involved for 37 years.  He is a licensed psychologist who earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan where he taught for eight years.  He is internationally recognized for his ability to present health information in a format that patients can easily understand and are motivated to follow, thereby reducing health care costs.