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

Speaker: Sandra van den Berg, PhD, MPH
Length: 58:50 minutes

As the first webinar in a 3-part series on Food Insecurity in Texas, this webinar will discuss the problem of food and nutritional security in Texas from a public health and health care professional perspective. The webinar will cover epidemiological data on populations most affected, health-related manifestations of food security, and opportunities for physicians to screen for hunger during patient visits. This webinar is hosted together with the Texas Pediatric Society and the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, UTHealth Houston School of Public Health in Austin.


Sandra van den Berg, PhD, MPH, Professor of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth Houston School of Public Health in Austin

Sangeeta Jain, MD, Pediatrician, Texas Pediatric Society


Ryan Van Ramshorst, MD, Chief Medical Director for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Texas Health and Human Services Commission

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