2023 research and resources related to Black communities

Published: February 8, 2024

Every February, we honor and commemorate Black history, experiences, and achievements. For Black History Month, we are spotlighting some of our 2023 research and resources — on health, nutrition, mental health, and more — that are related to Black communities.

In addition, this year’s Black History Month theme is African Americans and the Arts. To learn more about the theme, click here. Also, don’t forget to take part in the myriad of Austin- and Houston-area events celebrating the month.

Much of the Center’s research and several of our resources highlight public health in Black communities and communities of color, including:

    In addition to traditional print and digital resources, the Center also disseminates research findings through webinars. Some recent webinars that focus on issues related to Black communities include:


    Leveraging Existing Technology to Enhance Physical Activity in Inactive Predominantly Black and Latina Women


    Maternal Child Health in Texas: A Continuing Crisis


    Food Insecurity in Texas: An Overview from Public Health and Pediatrician Perspectives

    Compiled by Ali Linan, communication assistant, and Melissa Campos-Hernandez, research coordinator II, at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living.