Announcements

ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for more information about this exciting opportunity! 

ReACH Center Population Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

With funding from the UT System Collaborative on Population Health Innovation and Improvement and the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), UT Health San Antonio is creating a new 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in population health. Eligible applicants are individuals who have received a doctoral degree and who are pursuing additional research and training in order to have better skills to pursue a career in academia, research or any other field.  For more information click here.

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day!

World Hepatits Day is July 28th and is an opportunity to lean more about the global burden of a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E which affect millions of people worldwide, causing both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) liver disease.  To learn more about the ReACH Center's work to influence real change for those with hepatitis C in Texas please visit stophepatitisC.com

 

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Welcome

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH)  is multidisciplinary collaboration of researchers and clinicians from three institutions including the University of Texas Health Science Centers at San Antonio, the University Health System in San Antonio, and the University of Texas School of Public Health.

Latest News and Events

ReACH Staff Raise Awareness About Hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day

On Wednesday, July 18th ReACH Center Community Health Worker Ludivina Hernandez participated in Telemundo San Antonio's phone bank for hepatitis awareness. 

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ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland, PhD Receives Grants Funding to Expand Training for Opioid Antidote

ReACH Scholar Dr. Lisa Cleveland, assistant professor at UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has worked extensively with herion addicted mothers in Bexar Country.  She is using her experiences with these mothers to inform Bexar County's Joint Opioid Task Force and was recently awarded two grants from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to train first responders in the use of Narcan, an anti-overdose medication that can be injected or given as a nasal spray.   

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Recent ReACH Center Publication Shows Significant Improvement in Physical and Cognitive Function after Chronic Pain Self-Management Trial

A recently published article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine details results from a parallel-group randomized trial of a chronic pain self-management programs that was developed by ReACH Scholars.  This self-management program was developed for low-income patients with chronic pain who often lack the skills and resources necessary to manage their disease.  

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Alarming new CDC numbers on viral hepatitis in the United States

Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new surveillance data on viral hepatitis in the United States. 

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