Excellence is a Habit
This poster emphasizes a key philosophy at Rippe Lifestyle Institute and shows a picture of Dr. Rippe swimming the Butterfly.
Heart Matters: Get Blood Pressure Down
This poster was utilized in the National Hypertension Education Campaign featuring Dr. Rippe and retired football legend, Joe Montana.
Orlando Home and Leisure Magazine
This picture of Dr. Rippe was published in Orlando Home and Leisure Magazine as part of an essay entitled “Can This Man Make Orlando the Healthiest City in America?”
Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the University of Central Florida
In November 2006 the UCF announced the creation and launch of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine. This is the nation’s first university based academic center for lifestyle medicine. Dr. Rippe serves as Chairman for this Center. The CLM at UCF is housed in a state of the art, 8,000 sq foot laboratory space in the research park adjacent to the University of Central Florida.
The Campaign for the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at UCF
The University of Central Florida has completed a major fund raising campaign for its Center for Lifestyle Medicine which is chaired by Dr. Rippe. The campaign has established the goal of raising 10 million dollars to provide an endowment for the Center as well as named professorships.
Start Marking Choices
This initiative conducted by RLI in collaboration with ConAgra helps individuals to achieve improved balance in their lives through a daily approach to sound nutrition, regular physical activity and overall well being.
Central Florida Doctor
Dr. Rippe was featured on the cover of the May 2007 issue of Central Florida Doctor with an accompanying cover article describing Dr. Rippe’s contributions to lifestyle medicine and his clinic, Rippe Health Assessment and research organization, Rippe Lifestyle Institute.
MD News Cover Article
Dr. Rippe was featured on the cover of the January 2007 issue of MD News. The accompanying feature article discusses Dr. Rippe’s clinic, Rippe Health Assessment, as well as a description of lifestyle medicine and its clinical application.
Tropicana Health and Nutrition Benefits of Citrus Juices
This brochure was made available to all registered dieticians at the 2004 National Meeting of the American Dietetic Association. Dr. Rippe wrote the introductory letter urging all nutritional professionals to become more familiar with the multiple health benefits of citrus products.
The Women’s Health and Wellness Tour with Dr. James Rippe
Dr. Rippe was the lead spokesperson and cardiologist for a major campaign to help women understand that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. This campaign, which involved multiple speaking engagements and other appearances and events was sponsored as part of the “Wear Red” program through General Electric HealthCare.
On The Road to Joint Pain Relief
This is a brochure and video campaign hosted by Dr. Rippe designed to help individuals understand how to employ lifestyle measures to improve their joint health or lower their symptoms of osteoarthritis if it is already present.
Proceeding of the Corporate America Health Summit 2000
The Proceedings of the Corporate America Health Summit 2000, edited by Dr. Rippe and published in June 2000, reflect the content discussed at the Corporate America Health Summit 2000 conference held in conjunction with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Disney Institute from February 13-16, 2000.
REWARD Project Brochure
Rippe Lifestyle Institute is the International Coordinating Center for the REWARD Project (Registry of Weight and Related Disorders). This health registry is enrolling up to 200,000 individuals between 2000 and 2003, and following them for up to three years to learn more about the effects of weight on health.
Corporate America Health Summit 2000
Corporate America Health Summit 2000, an inspiring conference that gathered together senior human resource officers, benefits directors and medical directors of Fortune 1000 companies, was conducted February 13-16, 2000, at the Disney Institute in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Dr. Rippe served as moderator for the four-day event and Rippe Health Assessment and Rippe Lifestyle Institute assisted with event planning, management and promotion.
Club Business International Fit Over Forty Feature
Dr. Rippe appeared on the cover of Club Business International in 1996 in conjunction with his book Fit Over Forty. The cover article explored the simple ways that individuals can incorporate fitness activities into their lives.
The Cheerios® SureStart Program
In 1998 Dr. Rippe co-authored The Cheerios® SureStart Program, a consumer education pamphlet, with consultant Marsha Hudnell, MS, RD, as part of a health education program for Cheerios®. The program emphasized that the consumption of whole grain oats as part of a low cholesterol and low saturated fat diet combined with regular fitness walking can improve cardiovascular health.
Between 1998 and 2000 a picture of Dr. Rippe frequently appeared on the back of Cheerios® Cereal boxes as part of a major national campaign to provide information about how consumption of whole grain oats in conjunction with a low cholesterol and low saturated fat diet can lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health.
Stop: Take Control of Diabetes
Dr. Rippe hosted Stop: Take Control of Diabetes, a patient education video, in 1997. This video was a finalist for a prestigious “Freddy” award from the American Medical Association in the category of patient education.
Step This Way
In 1997 Dr. Rippe co-authored Step This Way, a consumer pamphlet that was part of a major national program for Healthy Choice Foods. The pamphlet helped individuals plan for increased physical activity and proper nutrition to improve their health.
Newsweek Heart Health Supplement
Dr. Rippe and his wife, Stephanie Hart Rippe, as well as their two Labrador Retrievers (Walker and Bucky) appeared on the cover of the Newsweek Heart Health Supplement in 1990. This supplement contained an article by Dr. Rippe to help individuals recovering from heart attacks incorporate more walking and other forms of physical activity into their lives.
Healthy Growing Up, Lifetime Skills Learning Program
Dr. Rippe is the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board.
W.A.L.K. is a patient education pamphlet written by Dr. Rippe in 1994 to help individuals with angina incorporate more physical activity in their daily lives to help control angina. This manual has been used by thousands of patients with angina around the world.
Let's Get Physical
Let's Get Physical is a patient education pamphlet written by Dr. Rippe in 1994 that helps individuals figure out ways to incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives.
Cardio-Nutrition is a patient education pamphlet written by Dr. Rippe in 1994 that helps individuals understand the basics of heart healthy nutrition.
The Rockport Guide to Fitness Walking
Dr. Rippe and the research staff at Rippe Lifestyle Institute developed the landmark one-mile walk test to estimate individuals' aerobic capacity by simply walking a mile. The pamphlet titled, The Rockport Guide to Fitness Walking, which was published in 1988, highlighted Rippe Lifestyle Institute's one-mile walk test, a simple self-assessment that has been utilized by over two million individuals.
Working Toward a Healthy Heart
Working Toward a Healthy Heart, published in 1996, is a patient education manual written by Dr. Rippe to help people with angina and unstable angina take simple steps in their daily life to improve their health.
CBI Executive Excerpt: Fit For Success
CBI Executive Excerpt: Fit For Success was a cover story excerpted from Dr. Rippe's landmark book Fit for Success and published in the trade magazine Club Business International in 1990.
Keep Your Blood Pressure Healthy
Keep Your Blood Pressure Healthy, published in 1995, is a patient education manual written by Dr. Rippe to help individuals with high blood pressure take simple steps in their daily lives to lower their blood pressure and keep it within normal ranges.
Fitness Stepping was Dr. Rippe’s first exercise video. It was produced in conjunction with step aerobics national champion Joy Kelly. It has been utilized around the world to help individuals understand how to use step aerobics to improve their health and fitness.
Fitness Walking Program: Walk With Your Doc
Fitness Walking Program: Walk With Your Doc, published in 1988, with an accompanying audio tape was written by Dr. James Rippe and Dr. Art Ulene when Dr. Ulene was the Medical Editor of the Today Show. The book and audiotape lead individuals through a variety of walking programs.