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The Texas Medical Center’s Healthy Eating Initiatives

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST

Join us as we discuss the results of the TMC Health Policy Institute’s Healthy Eating Initiatives, our effort to promote healthy food choices within the medical center — and beyond.


We’ll discuss the results of several TMC efforts to promote healthy eating including:



  • Labeling vending machines across the TMC

  • Labeling cafeteria menu items in the TMC

  • Engaging employees in a weight-reduction program

  • Encouraging the purchase of healthy foods at corner stores in Houston neighborhoods


Participants:


Arthur “Tim” Garson, Jr.
Director, Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute


Stephen Linder
Associate Director, TMC Health Policy Institute
Director, Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health


Jasmine Opusunju
Executive Director, CAN DO Houston


E. Lisako McKyer
Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Texas A&M Health Science Center


Shreela Sharma
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UTHealth School of Public Health


Mudita Upadhyaya
Senior Program Manager-Wellness, UTHealth


Schedule:


Results & Discussion: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Drinks & (healthy) hors d’oeuvres: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Complimentary parking is available at 6550 Bertner Ave.

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-texas-medical-centers-healthy-eating-initiatives-tickets-55081210383

Organizer

TMC Health Policy Institute
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/tmc-health-policy-institute-14622447614

Venue

Third Coast Restaurant
6550 Bertner Avenue 6th Floor, Houston, TX 77030
Houston, TX 77030 US
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