Announcements

Upcoming Front Porch Club Meeting

Mark your calendars!  The next Front Porch Club Meeting is February 21st at 4:30 pm.  Join us in person or connect by Zoom.  We hope to see you there!

Become a Member of the ReACH Center

Do you have an interest in the health of San Antonio and the South Texas region?  Become a member of the ReACH Cenrer!  Membership is free provides the opportunity to get involved with shaping the future of population health, clinical and translational research in South Texas!  For more information and to sign up click here!

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC Selected for the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC was recently selected for the the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program. This unique mentorship and training program provides individualized mentoring by Hispanic senior faculty researchers, networking with PCOR experts and other researchers in Hispanic health equity, skills building for career development, a two day in-person PCOR training with a special session to present your research.  Congratulations Dr. Flores!

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7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX

78229

 

Tel: 210-562-5551

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Sandra Burge, PhD

Sandra Burge, PhD
Contact: 
Sandra Burge, PhD
Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Curriculum Director, Behavior Science in Family Medicine
Founder and Director of RRNeT
 
 
Director, Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center, Institute for the Integration of Medicine & Science
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
 
 
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
MC: 7794
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 358-3200
email: burge@uthscsa.edu

Sandra Burge, PhD is a social scientist and professor with tenure in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. For 25 years, Dr. Burge has taught behavioral science to family medicine residents, focusing on doctor-patient communication, patient-centered care, and motivating healthy behaviors.  Her research interests include prevention of family violence, substance abuse, and practice-based research in primary care.  She is founder and Director of the Residency Research Network of Texas (RRNeT), a group of ten family medicine residency programs located in nine cities, including two on the Texas-Mexico border.  She is also the Director of the UTHSCSA Resource Center for Practice-based Research Networks in the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science, which provides infrastructure support for six practice-based research networks.   

Research Interests: 

family violence; substance abuse; health behavior change; practice-based research in primary care.