San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most culturally diverse regions in the United States. This diversity provides unique opportunities to increase current understanding of the complex range of factors that affect health and wellness of individuals and communities.

WELL For Life offers the ideal setting to generate novel questions that can be tested at the population level to build the evidence-base of wellness. WELL for Life is inviting people from the San Francisco Bay Area to join us in this exciting research.

Hangzhou, China

WELL-China is a long-term collaboration in the historic Chinese city of Hangzhou that includes Zhejiang University researchers and governmental partners. As the world's most populous country, China carries a growing burden of chronic disease, especially heart disease, cancer and stroke. Going beyond other population studies, WELL-China will rigorously explore the interaction between wellbeing, lifestyle behaviors, human function, and chronic disease.

New Taipei City, Taiwan

Collaborating with Fu Jen University, WELL-Taiwan focuses on collecting biological specimens that will be used to identify and explore biomarkers of wellness. WELL-Taiwan provides a platform for community-based interventions to identify effective strategies for promoting improved wellness at individual and population levels. The data will provide pioneering insights into the complex interplay between economic growth, health behaviors, wellness and chronic disease outcomes.