UTH

Center for Health Equity

Project Details

Brighter Bites in Acres Homes.

Project Overview

This study evaluates the impact of a Brighter Bites coordinated school health intervention on obesity measures, metabolic parameters, dietary intake, and food security status in low-income children and their parents residing in Acres Homes, a persistent poverty area of Houston, Texas. 

Project Contact: Ru-Jye (Lindi) Chuang, DrPH

 

Project Team

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Co-Principal Investigator

Ru-Jye (Lindi) Chuang, DrPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Ru-Jye (Lindi) Chuang, DrPH

 

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Co-Principal Investigator

Shreela Sharma, PhD, RDN, LD

Director, Center for Health Equity

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences

Shreela.V.Sharma@uth.tmc.edu

 

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Co-Investigator

Christine Markham, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Christine.Markham@uth.tmc.edu

 

Study Partners: MD Anderson Cancer Center and Brighter Bites

 

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