Stepping On Programs - Nationwide

Want to bring Stepping On to your state? 

Although a Wisconsin-based organization, WIHA holds the nationwide license for Stepping On and can train program leaders in other states.  If you are interested in developing the Stepping On program to your state or organization, please review the following materials that describe the program, Leader Training options and licensing:


1)     Background and Training

2)     Journal of the American Geriatric Society peer-reviewed article on Stepping On

3)     Stepping On Implementation Guide, produced for the CDC

4)     Excellent video on Stepping On, produced by Focus on Health TV with the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York


Contact:  Krisitin Jeffries



Looking for a Stepping On workshop in your state? 

The states listed below have active Stepping On licenses and are able to offer workshops. Please note that some have statewide licenses while others’ licenses are for that organization only.  Please contact the individual listed for more information:



North Slope Borough Barrow Senior Program

Barrow, AK

Kristin Gutierrez-Edwards / (907) 852-0467


Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Area Agency on Aging, Region 8

Phoenix, AZ

Mary Weston / (602) 258-4822 



California Dept. of Public Health - Fall Prevention

Sacramento, CA

Karissa Anderson / (916) 552-9852 


Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center

Modesto, CA

Christine Williams / (209) 526-4500 Ext 6316




Denver, CO

Tracey Holmberg / (920) 248-7161


Consortium for Older Adult Wellness

Lakewood, CO

Pam Allen / (720) 331-2371


St. Anthony Hospital/Centura Health

Lakewood, CO

Robert Hayes / (720) 321-8973

UCHealth/ Poudre Valley Health System

Fort Collins, CO

Alison Weston / (970) 495-7502


Denver Health Hosital Authority

Fort Collins, CO

Alicia Luevano / (303) 602-3456



Brooks Rehabilitation

Jacksonville, FL

Ola Iyewarun  / (904) 345-7600



Franciscan Alliance St Anthony Health

Jennifer Homan / (219) 769-8962


Indiana University Health


Catana Philipps / (317) 962-3456


Indiana State Department of Health


Preston Harness / (317) 232-3121



Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Des Moines, IA

Jim Cushing / (515) 255-4004



Injury Prevention and Disability Bureau of Health Promotion KDHE

Topeka, KS

Lori Haskett / (785) 296-8163



MAC Inc (Maintaining Active Citizens)

Baltimore, MD

Leigh Ann Eagle / (410) 742-0505 ext. 136



Berkshire Health Systems

Pittsfield, MA

Melody Black / (413) 637-7023



Allina Health:  Buffalo Hospital Community Engagement & Wellness Services

Buffalo, MN

Janna Netterfield / (763) 684-7568


Allina Health: Cambridge Medical Center 

Cambridge MN

Nicole Klanderud / (763) 688-7913


Faith Community Nurse Network of the Greater Twin Cities

St. Paul, MN

Jessica Drecktrah / (651) 204-0904


Hennepin County Medical Center, Trauma Services

Minneapolis, M

Julie Philbrook / (612) 873-8500


Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Kim Lombard / 507-255-5066



Montana Dept. of Public Health & Human Services

Helena, MT

Jeremy Brokaw/ (406) 444-4126



Aging Partners

Lincoln, NE

Peggy Apthorpe / (402) 331-7796



Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine

Henderson, NV

Dr. Shannon Martin/ (702) 777-3247


New York

Independence Awareness

Endwell, NY

Diane Lefever / (607) 757-0750


New York State Department of Health

Albany, NY

Michael Bauer/ (518) 408-5639


North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

Great Neck, NY

Lori Ginsberg / (516) 465-8037


Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Office for the Aging

Akwesasne, NY

Tewentahawih'tha' Cole  / (518) 358-2963

North Dakota 

North Dakota Department of Health Division of Injury Prevention & Control

Bismarck, ND

Mandy Slag / (701) 328-4537



Ohio Medical Center - Ohio Health

Columbus, OH

Anne Goodman / (614) 566-9301



Tennessee Department of Health Division of Family Health and Wellness

Nashville, TN

Terrence (Terry) Love / (615) 532-7778



St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

Round Rock, TX

Karla Hosick / (512) 341-6614


Seton Family of Hospitals / University Medical Center Brackenridge

Austin, TX

Kevin Rix  / (512) 324-7760



Utah Department of Health

Salt Lake City, UT

Trisha Keller / (801) 538-6865