BOUNCE is a community outreach and research initiative at the UH College of Education dedicated to reducing obesity-related diseases among underserved communities in Houston.
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Dr. Olvera attends a fireside chat with Surgeon General Jerome Adams at the Health Museum
Foods to Help You Strengthen Your Defenses During the Pandemic
Doctoral Student, Taylor Alexander Gives Virtual Presentation on Eye to the Future Internship Program for SNEB Conference
The BOUNCE Recipe Book Features Simple, Healthy Recipes for the Whole Family to Enjoy
Dr. Olvera presents at the Chicago Food and Family Conference
Eye to the Future Awarded Grant
BOUNCE Nutrition Ambassador Program in the Community
BOUNCE Helps the Community to “Get Up! Get Moving!” at Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk
BOUNCE Summer Wellness
BOUNCE has been recognized at the local, state, and national levels for its work. Some highlights:
- In summer 2017, Norma Olvera, the founder and executive director of BOUNCE, was selected to participate in a prestigious fellowship with the U.S. Department of Agriculture based on her work in the health field.
- In 2010, BOUNCE won an honorable mention award for cardiovascular health promotion by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
- In 2006, BOUNCE was acknowledged as “One of the Best Nutrition and Physical Activity Practices” by the Texas Public Health Association.