COVID-19 Resources

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in our community, so does anxiety associated with the pandemic.  The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as the physical health effects. To aid individuals and communities during this time, the ReACH Center will be compiling a range of resources and information on our COVID-19 page

ReACH is Hiring!

The ReACH Center is hiring a Program Manager and Research Scientist to support our recently funded Resources Information Support and Education (RISE) Rural Telementoring Training Center. To learn more about this position please visit our Job Opportunities page!

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of August 11th the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 63.4%. The self-response rate for Texas is 58.5%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 62.5%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX



Tel: 210-562-5551

Fax: 210-562-5560

Barbara S. Taylor, MD, MS

Barbara S. Taylor, MD, MS

Barbara Saatkamp Taylor, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine

7703 Floyd Curl Drive
MSC: 7881
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone:  (210) 567-4661
Fax: (210) 567-4670

Dr. Barbara Taylor is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and the Assistant Dean for the MD/MPH Program at UT Health San Antonio. She is an alumna of Princeton University, Harvard Medical School, and the Mailman School of Public Health, and completed her residency and fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Taylor conducts research to improve health outcomes for those living with or at risk for HIV, with a specific focus on Latinx populations. She is a co-chair of the End Stigma End HIV Alliance of San Antonio and the Clinician Key Opinion Leader for San Antonio's Fast Track Cities Initiative. Dr. Taylor works with research groups at UTHSA to expand access HIV and HCV care in South Texas and with Columbia University Medical Center’s global health program in the Dominican Republic. Her commitment to education has earned her numerous teaching and service awards.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, she served as the Chair of the City of San Antonio/Bexar County Health Transition Team, convened by Judge Wolff and Mayor Nirenberg to provide public health guidance on reopening. Currently, she is a Co-Chair of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s COVID-19 Community Response Coalition, which works to support pandemic response efforts and provide community guidance. She is the Principal Investigator of the COVID-19 Prevention Network’s San Antonio site, Director of the COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Virtual Outpatient Clinic, and serves on the inpatient COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Consult Service at University Hospital.

Research Interests: 

HIV clinical outcomes research, with a focus on HIV care in Spanish-speaking populations in the US and in Latin America.