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Texas A&M Health Science Center Center for Community Health Development

Comprehensive Center

First funded: 2004

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Core Research Focus

Increasing access to healthy foods in east-central Texas and on the Texas-Mexico border


Core Research Projects


Current (2010–2014)
Improving Food Security in Rural and Underserved Communities in Texas

Past (2004–2009)
Using Clinical and Community Guidelines to Improve the Health of Rural and Underserved Populations (Diabetes Prevention and Management)

Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
Texas A&M Health Science Center Prevention Research Center
School of Rural Public Health
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843–1266

Principal Investigator
Kenneth McLeroy, PhD
Phone: (979) 862–3152
Fax: (979) 862–8371

Co-Principal Investigator
Jim Burdine, DrPH, MPH
Phone: (979) 862–4244

Monica L. Wendel, DrPH, MA
Phone: (979) 845-5774


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