About the Community Collaborative for Child Health

The Community Collaborative for Child Health aims to foster family, school, and community partnerships for promoting child health in Central Texas while also serving as an advisory board to inform research and practice at the Center. The Collaborative is co-chaired by Andrew Springer, DrPH and Angie Cummings. The Community Collaborative for Child Health’s membership is composed of community leaders from Central Texas who represent a range of stakeholders interested in child health, including school district leaders, nonprofit personnel, practitioners, researchers, and parents. Members of the Collaborative meet quarterly throughout the academic school year.  

For questions about the Collaborative, including volunteer opportunities and membership, please email ChildHealthCollaborative@uth.tmc.edu.

Who are we?

   A volunteer collaborative of community leaders
representing schools, out-of-school time programs,
faith-based organizations, child health researchers,
and the broader community.

Mission

To foster family-school-community partnerships for
the promotion of children’s physical activity, healthy
eating, and overall child health in
Central Texas.

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The Community Collaborative for Child Health was funded for the 2019-2020 year by a community health grant from St. David’s Foundation, for which we are most grateful.

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Prior to 2019, the Collaborative was supported through generous funding from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation as part of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living.

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