Pasos Para Prevenir
A community-based education and outreach program to prevent obesity-related cancers through increased physical activity and improved nutrition.
Overview of Program
This program takes on a three-pronged approach to addressing obesity prevention in El Paso County.
- Using promotoras to disseminate information on physical activity and nutrition, resources to be active and to eat healthy.
- Educate physicians and healthcare workers on how to address obesity in a clinic setting and provide them with a toolkit to use in their clinics.
- Provide support for sustainable infrastructure for the Border Coalition for Fitness.
Adults 18 years and older.
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Increase knowledge of obesity-related cancers, increase engagement of physical activity and healthy eating, reduction in the burden of obesity in El Paso County.
Jon Sheen, M.P.H.
Office Phone Number: 915-215-4827
Email address: Jon.Sheen@ttuhsc.edu