In the Press

Christus Foundation for Health Care. (July 5, 2011). News: May Roundtable with Dr. Lee. Retrieved July 24, 2012, from
Ramirez M. Obesity Researcher Heads South of the Border to Examine Issue as a Fulbright Scholar. University of Houston: News Release. February 9, 2011. 

Ramirez M. More Veggies, More Fruit, More Exercise—More TORC. University of Houston: News Release. February 7, 2011.

USDA: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Executive Summary of the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. Retrieved January 31, 2011.

TORC Conference Proceedings: Abstract Submissions. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2010; 6(1). Retrieved December 14, 2010 from

Sinclair AM. Bridging Science with the Community. Houston DINEs. October 5, 1010.

US Congress proclaims: September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. September 2010.

Fox 4 News Network. Want A Healthy Heart? Let’s Salsa! May 27, 2010. 

TORC. 10 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays. November 11, 2009.

Envy magazine – Big boned do something – 10/5/09

McNulty S. US cracks down on ‘liquid candy’ drink problem. Financial Times Website ( September 8, 2009.

Haydon D. HHP program: best in nation. The Daily Cougar. July 14, 2009; 74(159):1,6.

Two Education Professors Honored For Work in Health and Nutrition. UH Today News. June 1, 2009.

Focus on Faculty: Dr. Rebecca E. Lee. HHP Today. Spring 2009; 3(2):2.

Swamplot: Houston’s Real Estate – UH second life campus: much better that the first – 8/15/08 – Fight the fat in second life – 8/11/ 08

Medical News Today – International health challenge seeks participants for obesity prevention research – 8/10/08

San Francisco Chronicle – Fat people get online chance to lose weight – 8/8/08

University of Houston: News Release — Second life a first for UH department of health and Human performance – 7/29/08

Texas Medical Center News: Women Dance Their Way to Finess – 06/15/08

Lee, R. E. (2007, November 6).Today’s ballot especially important for cancer victims [Letter to the editor]. The Daily Cougar, p.5.

Health and Human Performance. (Fall 2007). Research Happenings. HHP TODAY. 2(1), 3-4.

Becher, B (2006). Go ahead, people, take it all off. Los Angeles Times.

Jackson, K. (July 3, 2006). Study focuses on obesity in black women. Retrieved July 6, 2006 from

Roser, M. A. (2006, May 22). Does teamwork make us eat healthier, exercise more?. Austin American-Statesman.

Health and Human Performance. (2006). Quick Hits. HHP TODAY. 1(1), 3-4.

Newswise. (February 27, 2006). Public housing conditions can contribute to obesity. Newswise: Health Behavior News Service. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Bell, J. (2006). UH Obesity Study [Radio broadcast]. National Public Radio: Houston Public Radio KUHF 88.7 FM.

Healthy Community Store. (2006). National Network Member Bios and Program Descriptions: The UNDO Research Team and Dr. Rebecca E. Lee. Retrieved January 22, 2008, from

Active Living Research – Physical activity resource assessment (PARA) instrument –