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Doug Ribley, MS, FMFA, FABC

Douglas A. Ribley & Associates
Doug Ribley has been active in the development and administration of quality health, fitness and wellness programs and facilities for thirty-eight years. He has worked in the corporate, commercial and hospital-based arenas.

After twenty-five years with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Doug retired as Senior Vice President of Health & Wellness Services. Doug continues to serve the industry as President of Douglas A. Ribley & Associates which is a healthcare advisory business that has served as the lead consulting organization for dozens of wellness center turn-around and new development projects. Doug was instrumental in the development and operation of Akron General’s three award winning Health and Wellness Outpatient Delivery Centers which represent a $120 million investment. These centers emphasize prevention, early detection, rehabilitation and outpatient treatment in a unique, clinically integrated, environment.

Doug has been instrumental in the development of numerous hospital-based Health and Wellness center projects throughout the country and continues to provide leadership and insight related to the introduction of this model to communities and health systems locally, regionally and nationally.

Doug has served as a member of the Ohio State Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Wellness and Sports, is a past President and Chairman of the Medical Fitness Association, is a recipient of the Medical Fitness Association’s Pioneer Award, Founders Award, Distinguished Service Award and the MFA Special Recognition Award for his contributions to the advancement of the medical fitness and wellness profession. Doug is a frequent author and speaker and has been named a Fellow of the Medical Fitness Association and the Health Care Advisory Board Company.