upcoming events

2020 Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies Summit
February 27-28, 2020
Austin, TX

The 2020 Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies Summit will provide Texas clinicians, hospitals, advocates and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn about issues and initiatives related to the health of mothers and babies, including maternal safety in Texas.

2019 Healthier Texas Summit
October 17-18, 2019
Austin, TX

The Healthier Texas Summit is a two-day event for Texas’ thought leaders and health champions from diverse sectors to make connections that will catalyze their work. The only health event of its kind in the state, the Healthier Texas Summit offers informative sessions, town hall conversations, and interactive workshops, with education credits available for numerous professions.  


past EVENTS 

2019 TCHMB Summit
January 29-30, 2019
Austin, TX

The 2019 Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies Summit was held January 29-30, 2019, at the AT&T Executive Conference Center in Austin, Texas. The event provided Texas clinicians, hospitals, advocates and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn about issues and initiatives related to the health of mothers and babies, including maternal safety in Texas. For videos, presentations, and more, visit the event web page.

2018 Pediatric Brain Health Summit
Nov. 5-6, 2018
Austin, TX

This invitation-only summit was a collaboration between The Department of Family and Protective Services, The Department of State Health Services, Population Health at the University of Texas System Administration with support from Episcopal Health Foundation and St. David’s Foundation. Learn more.

Healthier Texas Summit 2018

 The University of Texas System is partnering with the non-profit organization IT’S TIME TEXAS to host Healthier Texas Summit 2018,  our second annual statewide conference dedicated to rapidly reducing the burden of preventable chronic disease in Texas.  Visit the Summit website for more information and to sign up for updates on the Summit. 

Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit
April 24-25, 2019
Houston, TX

The first two Eliminate Tobacco Use Summits were held in February 2016 and April 2017 with over 120 participants, representing all 14 University of Texas (UT) institutions, Texas Tech Health Science Center, Texas A&M, Texas Christian University, Texas State University and the University of California. The Summit helped to establish a baseline of current tobacco control policies, prevention education activities and cessation services, as well as cross-collaborative projects offered at each campus.

2018 TCHMB Care Coordination Conference

On January 22 – 23, 2018, the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB) facilitated a two-day conference at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas.  The conference was titled: “Obstetrical and Neonatal Care Coordination Related to Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy." Top clinical and social services experts from around the state worked to identify gaps, best practices, and opportunities within the current system.

Healthier Texas Summit 2017

The inaugural Healthier Texas Summit drew more than 900  health champions from around the state. Visit the Summit website for information, downloads, and more. 

Healthy Beginnings 2016

Annual Conference of the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies
November 15-16, 2016

An educational conference to expand the knowledge and skills for perinatal health professionals to identify opportunities for quality improvement (QI), plan and implement QI initiatives, and advance evidence-based practices at institutional, community, and state levels.