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The University of Houston’s Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences department is an interdisciplinary collection of scientists, scholars and educators committed to innovative research and academic excellence. We are dedicated to breaking down the traditional silos that place restrictions on how and what students learn. We are a forward-thinking institution committed to developing forward-thinking leaders who will face down the challenges of our modern world. And we do all this in a multicultural, multilingual campus (and city) that provides students and faculty members numerous opportunities to learn and grow in the classroom and out in the field.

"Gathered at a Third Ward community center, local residents had access to free health screenings as part of a kickoff event announcing a $2 million grant from United Health Foundation to the UH HEALTH Research Institute."

Facebook • March 30, 2017 • 4:43 p.m.

PHLS' own Dr. Obasi was recently featured on Fox26 Houston to discuss the HEALTH Research Institute's efforts to end obesity and diabetes in Houston's underserved neighborhoods.

Facebook • March 31, 2017 • 1:00 p.m.

"The University of Houston's HEALTH Research Institute will get a $2 million grant to help prevent and treat obesity and Type 2 diabetes in the city's Third Ward, a place that can often slip through the health care cracks."

Facebook • March 29, 2017 • 12:08 p.m.