Healthy Texas combines the expertise of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service‘s one-of-a-kind, statewide reach to provide families with knowledge and resources to take control of their health.
Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary team promotes preventive health at the most local level of the community, improving the well-being of Texans for generations to come. We engage families, enhance education, promote behavior change and improve quality of medical care and health outcomes.
We are health care professionals, educators, extension agents, community health workers, scientists and specialists who work, play and raise our families in the communities we serve.
Healthy South Texas, the pilot program of Healthy Texas, is a novel effort to reduce the highest impact diseases and their consequences, including diabetes, asthma and infectious disease, throughout a 27-county region in South Texas. Find out how we’re extending solutions that serve the region as a whole, while developing tools, technologies and strategies that can be applied across the state through additional Healthy Texas initiatives.