Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living Blog


  • Three Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat That Are Healthy

    Three Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat That Are Healthy

    November 6, 2018

    It’s Sunday and you are planning your meals for the week. You start a grocery list and begin with: chicken, potatoes, green beans…. and then you realize- you are tired of eating the same foods! What do you do? When food boredom strikes, try incorporating one of these three unique plants into your next meal

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  • A Complete Set of Skills: Using Project Management in Public Health

    A Complete Set of Skills: Using Project Management in Public Health

    August 22, 2018

    You need to know why you should engage stakeholders, and identify who those stakeholders might be, but also how to do that. That’s where project management comes in. Being able to deliver the right stuff, at the right time, for the right amount of money is essential.

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  • TOAW Keynote Spotlight: Dr. Amelie Ramirez

    TOAW Keynote Spotlight: Dr. Amelie Ramirez

    August 22, 2018

    Dr. Ramirez is an internationally renowned health disparities researcher at UT Health San Antonio and has 30 years of experience conducting behavioral and communications projects to reduce cancer, increase screening rates and clinical trial participation, prevent tobacco use, and improve healthy lifestyles among U.S. Latinos.

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  • Workplace Spotlight: North East Independent School District

    Workplace Spotlight: North East Independent School District

    August 16, 2018

    The North East Independent School District (North East ISD) serves the north central and northeast areas of Bexar County. It is the second largest school district in San Antonio and as of last September, North East ISD received the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite designation for 85 of their worksites.

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  • Meet our 2018 Texas Health Champions

    Meet our 2018 Texas Health Champions

    August 14, 2018

    The Texas Health Champion Award is presented to public health leaders who have demonstrated exemplary achievement in reducing the burden and/or raising awareness of the obesity epidemic in Texas.

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  • Meet Our 2018 TOAW Rising Star

    Meet Our 2018 TOAW Rising Star

    August 9, 2018

    In this 11th year of recognizing public health leaders in Texas, we would like to give a big congratulation to this year’s honorees and let you know more about the work they do to build healthy communities.

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  • Veg Out 2018 Challenge

    Veg Out 2018 Challenge

    August 1, 2018

    Do you engage in healthy eating but seem to eat the same 4 or 5 vegetables instead of a large variety? If that’s the case you are not alone, but it’s time to make a change!

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  • Healthy Summer Challenge Spotlight: Forteza Family

    Healthy Summer Challenge Spotlight: Forteza Family

    July 11, 2018

    Read how the Healthy Summer Challenge Calendar has impacted one Austin, Texas family!

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  • Reflections from the Scientific Advisory Council

    Reflections from the Scientific Advisory Council

    June 28, 2018

    For the past 10 years, a team of seasoned experts in child health has been providing strategic advice for the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living (Center). This team, the Scientific Advisory Council (the Council), was comprised of five researchers from across the United States who met annually to provide guidance on the Center’s future direction and development.

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  • Workplace Spotlight: Round Rock Express Baseball Club

    Workplace Spotlight: Round Rock Express Baseball Club

    May 23, 2018

    The Round Rock Express Baseball Club shows their support of families, for employees and fans alike, with access to their “Lactation Station,” a designated, private space where moms can go to breast feed or express breast milk, located on the third base concourse of Dell Diamond.

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