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Paul von Hippel Finds Texas’ $37 Million PE Program Did Little to Reduce Obesity

Aug. 25, 2015

Paul von Hippel, CHASP faculty research associate and LBJ Assistant Professor, conducted the largest study ever of a physical education (PE) program and recently had the findings published in peer-reviewed journal, Preventative Medicine: The effects of school physical education grants on obesity, fitness, and academic achievement.

Symposium: Evidence-Based Policy & Its Limits

April 21, 2015

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 – 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM
Lunch and Networking 2:00 PM
Book Signing – 12:45 PM TO 1:15 PM

Lunch generously provided by the LBJ School’s Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) and the Smith Richardson Foundation

Symposium: Evidence-Based Policy & Its Limits, With Keynote Dr. Ron Haskins

Emerging Scholars Pre-Conference

April 18, 2015

The Building Human Capital and Economic Potential Conference is a collaboration between the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at the University of Texas at Austin with support from the Smith Richardson Foundation.

Thursday, April 24: 7:30 PM Dinner for all scholars and discussants at Garrido’s, 360 Nueces & W. 3rd Street, on Shoal Creek, Downtown Austin, Texas, 512-320-8226

Walter Moreau, Executive Director of Foundation Communities, to speak at 2015 CHASP/SHEP Student-Alumni Mixer

Feb. 24, 2015

The Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) and Social, Health, and Economic Policymakers (SHEP) are pleased to invite you to the 2015 CHASP/SHEP Student-Alumni Mixer.

On Thursday, March 26, join CHASP and SHEP for our fourth-annual evening of food, drink, and conversation at the AT&T Conference Center Tejas Dining Room. This annual tradition is a special opportunity for LBJ School students, alumni, faculty, and staff interested in social and health policy to connect. 

Seton and CHASP launch seven new research collaborations

Jan. 23, 2015

Can medical providers get diabetics to better take care of themselves with a more comprehensive educational approach? How many injured patients come into emergency rooms not knowing they also suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD)?

Cynthia Osborne and CFRP Initiate State-level Conversation on Toxic Stress and Early Childhood

Dec. 4, 2014

CHASP faculty research associate Cynthia Osborne and her research group, the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP), co-hosted “Toxic Stress and Early Childhood: What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know” on November 14, 2014.

Todd Olmstead Transforming Emergency Health Care through Research

Nov. 22, 2014

Todd Olmstead, a CHASP faculty research associate and the James M. and Claudia U. Richter Fellow in Global Health Policy, is directing a Policy Research Project (PRP) aimed at rethinking the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care.

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