Event Description: Nearly two-thirds of all deaths in Texas are due to chronic disease. Most chronic diseases share three risk factors: tobacco use, poor nutrition, and physical inactivity. These risk factors contribute significantly to increased rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, breathing problems, lung disease, and some cancers. The health crisis in Texas is taking a toll on our economy and our quality of life.
Powered by The University of Texas System and IT’S TIME TEXAS, Healthier Texas is a first-of-its-kind, joint initiative designed to rapidly reduce the burden of preventable chronic disease in the Lone Star State. In partnership with Texas’ leading institutions, agencies, organizations, and corporations, the Healthier Texas collaboration empowers Texans to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities.
The Healthier Texas Summit is a two-day event for Texas’ thought leaders and health champions to share best practices, discuss current trends and innovations in population and community health, and make connections that will catalyze their work. The only health event of its kind in the state, the Healthier Texas Summit offers informative sessions, town hall conversations, and interactive workshops, with education credits available for numerous professions. If you work to improve the health of Texans, this event is for you.
Event Website/URL: http://healthiertexassummit.com/
Event Host/s: IT'S TIME TEXAS and The University of Texas System School of Population Health
RSVP Required?: Yes
Registration will be available on the Healthier Texas Summit website http://healthiertexassummit.com/
Early Bird Registration opens on April 30th, 2018, and closes on June 15th, 2018.
Regular Registration opens on June 16th, 2018, and closes on August 31st, 2018.
Online Late Registration opens on September 1, 2018, and closes on October 14, 2018.
Event Cost: $225.00