Center for Health Equity

Resource Archive

Resource Topic Title Description Resource Link
Recording Health Equity Center for Health Equity Launch - Feb 24, 2023 Overview of the Center for Health Equity CHE Youtube Link
Online Resource Food Nutrition Education Resources for Expectant Mothers Nutrition infographics, recipes and tips for pregnant women Website Link
Report Food A Multi-dimensional Evaluation of the Houston Food Bank's Food Prescription Program A brief report prepared by UTHealth Houston School of Pubic Health PDF Link
Online Resource Food San Antonio Food Security Data Portal Led by Center faculty Ryan Ramphul, PhD, this portal is a central repository for data on the nature and severity of food insecurity in San Antonio and an analysis of its root causes and health impacts. Community Information Now Webpage
Publication Food A coalition-driven examination of organization capacity to address food insecurity in Greater Houston: a qualitative research study Written by: Jemima C. John, Jennifer Gonzalez , Sara-Grace Chan, Heidi McPherson, Jennifer N. Aiyer, Esperanza Galvan, Nicole Browning and Shreela V. Sharma PDF Link
Publication Food SNAP Participation Moderates Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among Minority Families With Low Income

Written by: Brittni Naylor Metoyer, Ru-ye Chuang, MinJae Lee, Christine Markham, Eric Brown, Maha Almohamad, Shreela V. Sharma 

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Report Food Food Is Medicine: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association Written by: Kevin G. Volpp, Seth A. Berkowitz, Shreela V. Sharma, Cheryl A.M. Anderson, LaPrincess C. Brewer, Mitchell S.V. Elkind, Christopher D. Gardner, Julie E. Gervis, Robert A. Harrington, Mario Herrero, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Mark McClellan, Jen Muse, Christina A. Roberto, Justin P.V. Zachariah and on behalf of the American Heart Association Website Link
Toolkit Social and Structural Determinants of Health Community Engagement Studio Toolkit 2.0 Downloadable PDF Toolkit prepared by: Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research  PDF Link
Other Health Equity Health Equity Collective Framework The Health Equity Collective’s methodology is based on a belief that our best opportunity to shift systems to bridge the gap between health and healthcare and improve health equity is together through collective impact. CHE Google Doc
Other Food The Leading Voices in Food Podcast The series is hosted by Kelly Brownell, professor of public policy at Duke University, and Norbert Wilson, director of the World Food Policy Center. Website Link
Resources Community Health Workers CHW Training Needs Assessment The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Office of Border Public Health is currently conducting a training needs assessment to support the work of community health workers (CHWs) and community health worker instructors (CHWIs) all across Texas. Website Link
Resources Community Health Workers

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Report Food

Evaluation of the Houston Food Bank's Food Prescription Program: Program Feedback

Infographic demonstrating what patients say about Food Rx CHE Google Doc
Report Food

Evaluation of the Houston Food Bank's Food Prescription Program: Program Effectiveness

Clinical effectiveness of Houston Food Bank's Food Rx program CHE Google Doc
Resources Community Health Workers

CHW Resource Hub

A centralized accessible platform for materials, information and tools to support CHWs, CHW employers, CHW stakeholders and researchers LinkTree Link