HEAL Strategic Plan

The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living provides leadership and innovative approaches to support regional community efforts to promote proper nutrition, healthy eating behaviors, and physical activity, including advocacy and technical assistance for effective programs and public policies.

Located in El Paso, Texas, the Institute combines the strengths of four institutions, The University of Texas at El Paso, The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, School of Public Health, The Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation to lead action for improved nutrition and physical activity in the Paso del Norte region, including far west Texas.