Modeling Health: Sessions for Educators & School Health Champions

Among surveys asking children what they want to be when they grow up, “teacher” ranks consistently within the top five. No surprise here. Educators are easily some of the most admirable people we know. With a knack for making difficult and abstract concepts seem accessible and fun, our teachers make a daily habit of helping students accomplish things they didn’t …

Summit Track: Advancing Health Equity

In an article commenting on the findings from a recent study measuring race and ethnicity in relation to social determinants of health and community wellbeing, Georges Benjamin, M.D., executive director of the American Public Health Association, offered the following appraisal: “When it comes to health and drivers of health, we are far from equal.” His statement points to one of …

Margaret Spellings

Keynote Speaker Spotlight: Margaret Spellings

We are thrilled to announce that Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education and current President and CEO of Texas 2036, will be delivering the closing keynote at the 2019 Healthier Texas Summit. Get to know her below! Margaret Spellings serves as President and CEO of Texas 2036, bringing with her knowledge and experience developed over an exceptional career in …