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UnitedHealthcare of Texas and United Health Foundation Philanthropic Partners Help Rebuild Houston

On Nov. 14, UnitedHealthcare of Texas employee volunteers helped rebuild Hope Farms, an urban farm in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood. UHC was joined by volunteers from United Health Foundation grant recipients the University of Houston, Houston Food Bank, Recipe for Success and Give an Hour to plant citrus trees and build storm-resilient planters. During a short […]

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(from left) Daniel O’Connor, fellow, UH HEALTH Research Institute; Dr. Salil Deshpande, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas; Renu Khator, president, University of Houston; Dwight Boykins, Houston City Council, District D; and Ezemenari Obasi, director, UH HEALTH Research Institute, announced United Health Foundation’s grant to the University of Houston to fight obesity and Type-2 diabetes on March 29, 2017.

United Health Foundation Announces New Partnership with University of Houston to Fight Obesity and Diabetes in Houston’s Third Ward

A United Health Foundation grant to the University of Houston HEALTH Research Institute will support obesity and Type-2 diabetes prevention and treatment in Houston’s Third Ward and East End. The new partnership, called Preventing and Treating Obesity in Underserved Communities in Houston (TOUCH), brings together an integrated network of partners and resources including University of […]

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas CEO Don Langer addresses the audience at the Jan. 28 grant announcement.

United Health Foundation Unveils New Partnership to Improve Access to Healthy Food in Houston

United Health Foundation has partnered with Recipe for Success, a Houston-based non-profit committed to combatting childhood obesity, and Hope Farms in Sunnyside, a 7-acre property with potential to generate more than 100,000 pounds of produce annually. Through a new $675,000, three-year grant, the partnership will improve access to fresh, healthy food in underserved South Houston […]

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(from left) Angie Mock, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio; Jeremiah Williams; Lorraine Orr, COO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Hailey Ivey; and Jimmie Keenan, senior vice president, enterprise clinic operations, WellMed; pose for a photo following the forum.

United Health Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio Host Forum for Local Military Leaders, Youth and Their Families

United Health Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of America’s (BGCA) San Antonio chapter hosted a forum on Sept. 21 to discuss unique issues facing military families and tools to help military youth build resiliency. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, SVP of Enterprise Clinic Operations, WellMed, highlighted the importance of the family unit and […]

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The UTRGV School of Medicine and United Health Foundation unveiled “Unimóvil,” a mobile health clinic, during a ceremony on the Edinburg Campus. (UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy)

United Health Foundation and UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Unveil Mobile Medical Clinic

On July 14, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine and United Health Foundation introduced “Unimóvil,” a mobile health clinic that will provide Rio Grande Valley residents health screening, education and convenient access to dental and mental health services.  Unimóvil’s services include primary care and diagnosis and treatment of common dental […]

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Guests visit prior to the symposium.

United Health Foundation and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Work to Improve Access to Care for the Hispanic Community

According to the recently released America’s Health Rankings Spotlight: Prevention, Hispanic adults are not receiving as many key clinical preventive health services – such as immunizations, cholesterol checks or colorectal cancer screenings – as non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black adults. To address the issue, United Health Foundation and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley […]

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