Announcements

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  During May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage priority populations to get tested.  For more information about current ReACH Center hepatitis C screening and preventions projects please visit http://stophepatitisc.com/

ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

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

ReACH Scholar, Dr. Carlos Jaén named to the board of National Library of Medicine

ReACH Scholar Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD, professor and chair of family and community medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has been appointed to the board of regents of the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jaén’s special interests include improving preventive care for individuals of all ages, preventing complications from chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

 

 

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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

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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ReACH pilot project poster wins 2018 TSNRP Regina Aune Perseverance Award

Roxana Delgado, PhD and Kimberly Peacock EdD recently presented data from Dr. Delgado's ReACH funded pilot project at the 2018 TriService Nursing Research Program Dissemination Program and their poster entitled " Supporting the Wounded, Ill and Injured: Military Caregivers Health-Related Outcomes" won the 2018 TSNRP Regina Aune Perseverance Award. 

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ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland PhD leads effort to combat opioid abuse

ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, assistant professort of nursing has been awarded two grants totaling more thatn $4 million from the Texas Health & Human Services Commission to educate Bexar County first responders in how to identify and reverse opioid overdoese.

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ReACH Scholar Waridibo Allison MD, PhD receives 2018 Community Engagement Small Project Grant

Dr. Wari Allison received a 2018 Community Engagement Small Project Grant from the UT Health San Antonio Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science (IIMS) for her project titled "RACE to STOP HCV (Research Activity and Community Engagement to Screen, Treat and Organize Prevention for Hepatitis C" in collaboration with the Southwest Border Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas Community Health Center.  

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