(Nichols D, Dowdy D, Atteberry H, Menendez T, Hoelscher DM; Texas Public Health Journal; 2017)
(Janak JC, Pérez A, Alamgir H, Orman JA, Cooper SP, Shuval K, DeFina L, Barlow CE, Gabriel KP; Preventative Medicine; 2016)
Using a new assessment protocol, this report uses qualitative and quantitative data and information to document the progress of Covered California, the state’s marketplace, in reaching and enrolling people of color and LGBTQ residents.
This research uses a community based participatory model to create a survey on the health care access experiences and challenges of newly insured and remaining uninsured living in South Sacramento CA.
(Lu W, McKyer EL, Dowdy D, Evans A, Ory M, Hoelscher DM, Wang S, Miao J; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2016)
(Pratt M, Salvo D, Cavill N, Giles-Corti B, McCue P, Reis RS, Juaregui A, Foster C; Environment and Behavior; 2016)
(Atteberry H, Dowdy D, Oluyomi A, Nichols D, Ory MG, & Hoelscher DM; Environment & Behavior; 2016)
(Hoelscher DM, Ory MG, Dowdy D, Miao J, Atteberry H, Nichols D, Evans A, Menendez T, Lee C, & Wang S; Environment & Behavior; 2016)
(Van Dyck D, Cerin E, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Salvo D, Christiansen LB, MacFarlane D, Owen N, Mitas J, Troelsen J, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Davey R, Reis RS, Sarmiento OL, Schofield G, Conway TL, Sallis JF; Health & Place; 2015)
(Jáuregui A, Medina C, Salvo D, Barquera S, Rivera-Dommarco JA; Journal of Physical Activity and Health; 2015)
UTHealth researchers published eight new articles, including an introduction from the regional dean, as part of a special obesity issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. The issue provides insights into how to solve the child obesity epidemic and close the gap in our current understanding of its causes.
(Taber DR, Chriqui JF, Vuillaume R, Kelder SH, Chaloupka FJ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)
Researchers from the MSD Center published the eight articles in this special issue from the International Journal of Behavioral Science and Physical Activity. The supplement provides insights into how to solve the child obesity epidemic and close the gap in our current understanding of its causes.
(Evans A, Banks K, Jennings R, Nehme E, Nemec C, Sharma S, Hussaini A, Yaroch A; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)
(De Bourdeaudhuij I, Van Dyck D, Salvo D, Davey R, Reis RS, Schofield G, Sarmiento OL, Mitas J, Christiansen LB, MacFarlane D, Sugiyama T, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Owen N, Conway TL, Sallis JF, Cerin E; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)
(Evans AE, Weiss SR, Meath KJ, Chow S, Vandewater EA, Ness RB; American Journal of Preventive Medicine; 2015)
(Kerr J, Emond JA, Badland H, Reis R, Sarmiento O, Carlson J, Sallis JF, Cerin E, Cain K, Conway T, Schofield G, Macfarlane DJ, Christiansen LB, Van Dyck D, Davey R, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Salvo D, Sugiyama T, Owen N, Mitáš J, Natarajan L; Environmental Health Perspectives; 2015)
(Salvo D, Reis RS, Hino AA, Hallal PC, Pratt M; Journal of Physical Activity and Health; 2015)
(Taber DR, Chiriqui JF, Vuillaume R, Chaloupka FJ; PLOS ONE; 2014)
(Oluyomi AO, Lee C, Nehme E, Dowdy D, Ory MG, Hoelscher DM; Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act; 2014)
(Taber DR, Pratt CA, Charneco EY, Phillips JA, Dowda M, Going SB; Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2014)
(Ory MG, Nichols D, Dickerson JB, Madsen KK, Dowdy D, Menendez T, Hoelscher DM; Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 2013)
(Lee CD, Ory MG, HyungJin, Dowdy D, Hoelscher DM; Journal of Physical Activity and Health; 2013)
(Chriqui JF, Turner L, Taber DR, Chaloupka FJ; JAMA Pediatrics; 2013)
(Hales DH, Stevens JS Murray DM, Taber DR, Roberts A; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2013)
(Brown HS, Karson S; Health Economics, 2013)
(Hoelscher DM, Springer AE, Menendez TH, Cribb PW, Kelder SH ; Journal of Physical Activity and Health , 2011)
1/10/17 - This infographic shows the benefits of Being a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite. Learn what it means to be a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite, and how you can become one. Being Texas Mother-Friendly is good business sense!
9/15/15 - What one YEAR of school party food really looks like. / La realidad de las fiestas escolares en un año.
7/28/15 - This infographic shows how the food shopping environment has a strong influence on what foods families ultimately buy and consume, and their subsequent health outcomes.
7/27/15 - UTHealth researchers published eight new articles, including an introduction from the regional dean, as part of a special obesity issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. The issue provides insights into how to solve the child obesity epidemic and close the gap in our current understanding of its causes.
5/1/15 - Texas very likely represents the future of the United States, given the current shifts in demographics across the country. Diverse population, geography and an array of cultures are only a few of the benefits that make Texas an ideal place to perform public health research.
2/1/15 - This report provides a review of safety-net systems across the country, identifying their experiences, lessons, and successes in adapting and responding to health care reform.
1/12/15 - This infographic shows findings and recommendations from the Texas Childhood Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation Project.
1/10/15 - Download this PowerPoint version of the T-COPPE "Our Kids Want To Walk the Walk" infographic. Includes list of sources.
1/1/15 - The purpose of this review is to provide a snapshot of programs incentivizing delivery system transformation as part of Medicaid 1115 waivers to inform California as well as other states as they work to renew their waivers and related systems transformation programs.
9/1/14 - Download detailed 2009-2011 SPAN Survey results, sorted into one-page fact sheets by grade (4th, 8th, and 11th) and Health Service Region.
One-page summary of the 2013 Texas Health Perception Survey results.
Eighty-three Texas legislators were surveyed to identify knowledge and perceptions about obesity prevention and control measures. Legislators from both political parties and legislative chambers responded to the survey.
5/1/12 - This excerpt from the 2012 Institute of Medicine report on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention discusses the evidence base for the CATCH program.
5/1/12 - The Institute of Medicine (IOM) evaluated prior obesity prevention strategies and identified recommendations to accelerate progress in obesity prevention. Center faculty, Drs. Steve Kelder and Bill Kohl, sat on the IOM committee that authored the 2012 report.
2/1/12 - The RGK Foundation commissioned this report as part of its efforts to improve physical activity. reduce childhood obesity, and diminish health disparities in Texas. The report was completed by Dr. Steven Kelder.
12/1/09 - A 10-year blueprint detailing proven strategies that will help schools, medical care organizations, employers, municipal leaders, transportation planners, parks and wildlife leaders and community leaders find and implement proven strategies for helping make exercise and physical activity a health priority throughout the State of Texas.
1/1/08 - The Federal Government has issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. They describe the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.