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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

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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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Carlos R. Jaén, MD, PhD

Carlos R. Jaén, MD, PhD
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Carlos R. Jaén, MD, PhD, FAAFP
Professor and Chair,
The Dr. and Mrs. James L. Holly Distinguished Professorship
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
 
Adjunct Professor of Public Health
University of Texas School of Public Health
 
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
MSC: 7794
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Phone: (210) 567-4553
Fax: (210) 567-4579
email: jaen@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine and holds the Dr. and Mrs. James L. Holly Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is co-director of the Center for Research in Family Medicine and Primary Care. During the past two decades, the Center has studied nearly 500 predominantly independent, community-based primary care practices. Dr. Jaén’s research has focused on preventive care for individuals of all ages, especially primary and secondary prevention of chronic diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. He has served on national expert panels that developed and updated smoking cessation guidelines. From 2005-2008, he served on the National Advisory Council to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). He received a Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a Cancer Control Career Development Award for Primary Care Physicians from the American Cancer Society. He is a practicing family physician and has annually been among the Best Doctors in America since 2002. Previously, he served as medical director at the Niagara Family Health Center and was in private practice in Ohio. Dr. Jaén’s current interests include building a healthier San Antonio through community wellness initiatives.
 

Research Interests: 

Clinical epidemiology and systematic reviews,
Primary Care/Public Health Intersection,
Advanced Primary Care Models, and Tobacco Control