COVID-19 Resources from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living
Hoelscher appointed to serve on national committee to advise the development of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines
Moving Toward Transportation Justice
TX SPAN Data Explorer
Creating and Maintaining Healthy Habits in 2023
School garden-based interventions can improve blood sugar, reduce bad cholesterol in children
Reintroducing the Texas Research-to-Policy Collaboration
Healthy options for holiday meals
Study finds link between patient satisfaction and likelihood of bariatric surgery
Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season
Reflecting on our Language: Stakeholder
A Conversation with Dr. Ethan Hunt
Opciones para comer saludable en la cena de Acción de Gracias: sigue estas recomendaciones
Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from Nourish Cookbook
Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Their Significance and Impact
4 Tricks to Enjoy Your Treats
Getting to Know Center Faculty: Dr. Dale Mantey
Substantial proportion of ethnically diverse children from low-resource backgrounds report long-term COVID-19 complications
Hispanic Heritage Month: Discussing Hispanic vs. Latino vs. Latinx
Deep-rooted child obesity issue in Texas and Waco area offers no quick fixes
Houston mother, 6-year-old son, battle long COVID
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About the Center
The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at the UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin was founded in 2006 with a vision of ‘healthy children in a healthy world’ and a mission to advance health and healthy living for children and families through early and impactful interventions.
The Center is dedicated to new discoveries in child and family health, with current programs focused on obesity prevention, nutrition, physical activity, and tobacco use. The Center also provides student training opportunities and community events.
The Center intends to Create new research ideas and enable a workforce through public health student training; Communicate data-driven and evidence-based products and outcomes to researchers and policymakers; and Connect with other public health organizations, community organizations, and policymakers.
Between July 2021-June 2022, Center faculty research and initiatives have impacted nearly 10 million lives
CATCH My Breath, a Center research project, was the first evidence-based vaping prevention programs for school children.
The Center has had a direct hand in developing physical activity guidelines for schools in the U.S.
The Center’s Nourish Program offers the first ‘seed to plate to prevention’ dietetic internship training in the U.S.
Center research led to the placement of refrigerators in Early Childcare and Education Centers to keep foods at a safe temperature.