About the Community Collaborative for Child Health

The Michael & Susan Dell 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 Ron Perry. For a full list of members, please see the Collaborative Details page.

Join the Collaborative email list to receive updates from Michael & Susan Dell Community Collaborative for Child Health, including announcements about the annual summit.

Who are we?

   A volunteer collaborative of 30 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.

12345

The Michael & Susan Dell Community Collaborative for Child Health is administered through funding from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Austin.  

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Austin is a Designated Provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) for Certified Health Education Specialists/Master Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES/MCHES) through The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).  If you wish to receive CECH, please email Kelsey.d.herron@uth.tmc.edu.