2020 Lectureship in Child Health

The 14th Annual Michael & Susan Dell Center Lectureship has been postponed.

Please note that due to the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this event has been postponed. Stay up to date on event announcements and updates by subscribing to our email newsletter. We will share here, through email, and on social media if our event will be rescheduled.


About the Annual Michael & Susan Dell Center Lectureship in Child Health

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The Michael & Susan Dell Center Lectureship in Child Health is an annual event held in Austin each spring to recognize distinguished researchers who have made outstanding contributions to child health. The Lectureship is an academic forum to increase research capacity and partnerships within the Texas community, and to provide visibility for senior scientists in the fields of child health and obesity prevention. Since its inception in 2007, the annual Lectureship has honored a broad range of prominent national and international child health experts, whose research areas have included healthful eating, obesity prevention, physical activity, food policy, and community and youth development.

The Michael & Susan Dell Center Lectureship in 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.