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Stay tuned for the 2021 Heart Walk.

The UT System Living Well Heart Walk

February is American Heart Month. At 10 a.m. on February 7, 2020, each of our UT System institutions gathered for the fourth annual 10 at 10 Heart Walk. We walked together for 10 minutes to celebrate and create heart health awareness. 

As a part of this event and throughout the year, UT System Living Well program challenges YOU to know your blood pressure, and if it’s high, we challenge you to work towards getting it under control.  High blood pressure often shows no signs or symptoms, which is why having your blood pressure checked regularly is important. It's easy to get your blood pressure checked. You can get screened at your doctor's office and drugstores, you can check it yourself at your institution blood pressure stations, or you can even check it at home, using a home blood pressure monitor.

2020 HEART WALK 

Check out the great photos of our UT System members in action on our UT Benefits Facebook page and at #utheartwalk. Locations are listed below.

Heart Walk

IMPORTANT

All Heart Walks are on Friday, February 7 at 10 am, unless noted below.

UT INSTITUTION LOCATION
UT System Administration Meet at the first floor lobby.
UT Arlington Texas Hall (box office area)
UT Austin

 

UT El Paso Meet at the Centennial Plaza at 9:45 am. Walk will start at 10 am.
UT Health San Antonio Walk will start at the flag pole in front of SOM (Long Campus).
UT Health Science Center Tyler Campus Walking Trail
UT Health Houston
  • Harris County Psychiatric Center - 1st floor elevators
  • McGovern Medical School - The Leather Lounge
  • Operations Center Building - Employee entrance
  • School of Public Health - Main entrance steps
  • University Center Tower - 1st floor by security desk
  • UT Physicians Multispecialty Beaumont - Front entrance
  • UT Physicians Multispecialty Rosenberg - Front entrance
UT Permian Basin  
UT San Antonio
  • Main Campus: Meet at the North Paseo Building on the Paseo del Norte side of the building 
  • Downtown Campus: Meet in Bill Miller Plaza 
  • Hemisfair Campus/Institute of Texan Cultures: Meet at the Flag Poles near the museum
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Participate in a fun Healthy 10 min UT System Heart Walk. Sponsored by UT Southwestern Benefits and Wellness.

February 7, 11 am - 1 pm: Bass Center Food Court

February 14, 11 am - 1 pm: South Campus Food Court

UT Tyler  
MD Anderson

Please join Senior Vice President Shibu Varghese and others for a 10-minute walk to promote heart health.

Friday, February 7, 10 am: Employees will meet at Pickens Tower, Floor 2, in the Fitness Center lobby area to start the walk to Mays Clinic West Lobby via the skybridge.

Read Employee Notes for more details.

UT Dallas
  • Main Campus – Margaret McDermott Trellis Plaza
  • Callier Center Dallas – Main Lobby
  • Center for BrainHealth – Main Lobby of BPI
  • Center for Vital Longevity – See Vivian Brockwell
UT Rio Grande Valley
  • Brownsville, February 5, 10 am: Main Courtyard
  • Edinburg, February 7, 10 am: Library Lobby
  • Harlingen, February 5, 3 pm: Clinical Education Building Main Lobby
UT Medical Branch Galveston
  • Angleton Danbury Campus, 11:15 am: Main Lobby (in front of Gift Shop)
  • Clear Lake Campus, 10 am: Main Lobby
  • Galveston Campus, 10 am: Alumni Field House
  • League City Campus, 10 am: Clinic Lobby