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About the Center
The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living 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 cutting-edge research, innovative community programs, and dissemination of data-driven practices.
We seek new discoveries in child and family health through research-focused programs related to obesity prevention, nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use, and health policy. Our annual key events and webinar series offer trainings to students, partners, and the community.
Our intentions are threefold: create new research ideas and trainings for public health students; communicate evidence-based products and outcomes to researchers and legislators; and connect with communities and other public health organizations.
Between July 2021-June 2022, Center faculty research and initiatives have impacted nearly 10 million lives
The Center played a critical role in assisting the City of Austin with placement of emergency food distribution during COVID using innovative geospatial analytical techniques
The Center was among the first to raise the alarm for vaping as a public health problem in children and adolescents.
Center Project CATCH has improved diet and physical activity in millions of children in the U.S. and many other countries.
CATCH My Breath, a Center research project, was the first evidence-based vaping prevention programs for school children.
COVID-19 Resources from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living