The Center for Global Health and Innovation is committed to empowering individuals to improve their health and well-being. The center accomplishes this goal through a series of education and outreach activities aimed at providing individuals the most recent and pertinent health related research. In conjunction with our partners, the center is currently providing health education oversight to a host of public health initiatives related to chronic health issues, infectious disease, and clinical care.
Additionally, Texas coastal populations recovering from Hurricane Harvey have required assistance to develop community resilience as they recover their property, personal health and livelihoods. Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension programs have been rapidly expanded to address environmental factors such as housing, mosquito control, health and wellness, as well as other resiliency issues such as home preparedness, lifestyle changes and education to restore economic and personnel well-being. The Texas A&M University System’s AgriLife Extension Service along with AgriLife Research are developing models of community recovery and resilience focused on services for victims and strategies to keep community members in their homes. This is a robust end-to-end population health approach to elevating the health status of an entire region stricken by Hurricane Harvey.