Healthy Texas

Texas A&M launches ‘Healthy South Texas,’ empowers Texans to live healthier lives

September 29, 2015

John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, along with Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, today announced the launch of “Healthy South Texas,” a novel effort to reduce preventable diseases and their consequences throughout the region. The pilot program of the Healthy Texas Initiative, “Healthy South Texas” will combine the expertise of the Texas A&M Health Science Center with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s one-of-a-kind, statewide reach to promote preventative health at the most local level of the community, improving the well-being of South Texans for generations to come.

Texas A&M Launches ‘Healthy Texas Initiative’ – A Land Grant Approach to Healthier Lives

June 17, 2014

Leaders from Texas A&M and the Texas Senate announced the launch of the Healthy Texas Initiative as part of the newly created Texas A&M Institute for Public Health Improvement.