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Tipping the Scales for Children

  • SMU 2943 SMU Boulevard Dallas, TX, 75205 United States (map)
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On May 3, 2016, The Cooper Institute and SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility will bring together respected and impactful thought leaders to tackle one of the most pressing ethical issues of this era: the health of our children

The conference aims to harness the expertise, skill set and commitment of those in attendance to set specific, achievable goals to improve the physical health of children residing in Dallas County; educate and inform conference participants of the issues; and inspire integrated and sustainable solutions to get Dallas healthy. 

Featured Speakers

Dan BuettnerNew York Times Bestselling Author of "Blue Zones"
Kenneth H. Cooper, Founder of the Cooper Institute
William M. Fraser III, General, U.S. Air Force (Ret)
Douglas D. Hawthorne, Founding CEO Emeritus of Texas Health Resources
Michelle Kinder, Executive Director of Momentous Institute
Rita Kirk, Director of the Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at SMU
Michael Minor, Undershepard of Oak Hill Baptist Church
Nancy Cain Marcus, Dallas Civic Leader and Philanthropist
Regina Montoya, Chair of the Dallas Mayor's Task Force on Poverty
Shellie Pfohl, Executive Director of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Mike Rawlings, Mayor of the City of Dallas
Peter Roberts, President of Population Health & Insurance Services, Children's Health
Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College

Click Here for Full Agenda


From U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway)

Exit SMU Boulevard and turn west onto the SMU campus.  The George W. Bush Presidential Center is located immediately on your left at the southwest corner of SMU Boulevard and North Central Expressway. Turn left onto Bush Avenue and The Bush Institute/valet will be on your left.


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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT) - Add to Calendar


The George W. Bush Institute - 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205

For tickets, click HERE.

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