Extension Program Specialist, Environmental Health
Michael Lopez, MUP, joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Family Development and Resource Management (FDRM) unit in May 2011. As an Extension Program Specialist, Michael focuses much of his effort supporting two AgriLife Extension projects – Texas Grow! Eat! Go! and Walk Across Texas. His main role is to manage the projects and priorities to enhance implementation of the community and school grants. For the Texas Grow! Eat! Go! project, Michael participates in program planning and evaluation of Walk Across Texas, a research-based outcome program for children and adults. He also provides support and facilitates trainings and communication between program leaders and participants.
Michael’s educational background includes a B.S. degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree, with a concentration in Active Living and Healthy Communities, both coming from Texas A&M University. He also earned a certificate in Environmental Health Management.
Michael is a member of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) and the American Planning Association (APA).
Last updated: March 26, 2015