Katrina Worlund


  • Former SVP and Managing Director at Healthways, Inc., leading the Blue Zones Project business unit
  • Led design, development, and management of innovative well-being improvement products at Healthways, Inc.
  • Held SVP and Director positions at HCA’s Centennial Medical Center and St. Thomas Medical Center

Executive with 20+ years of experience in the well-being improvement industry

Katrina Worlund is the Account Executive for Blue Zones, LLC in support of client implementations and execution of the Blue Zones Activate product. Prior to working with Blue Zones, LLC Katrina served as a senior executive with Healthways leading the Blue Zones Project business unit and strategic relationship with Dan Buettner. She served in this capacity for a total of six years.

Prior to Blue Zones Project, Katrina was the business leader for several Healthways business units supporting wellness initiatives including the strategic relationship with Wellpoint, Inc. She also served as the Operations Leader for Healthways outreach centers including the oversight of 10 call centers around the country.

Prior to Healthways, Katrina’s career was focused in the hospital industry where she held senior administrative positions for HCA’s Centennial Medical Center as well as St. Thomas Medical Center both located in Nashville. Her belief that healthcare should focus on the prevention of disease, rather than the treatment of the disease process, led her to Healthways.

Katrina holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee and also a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women.

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