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 to oversee adminstrative activities supporting our recently funResources 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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Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD

Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD

Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD, ABPP
Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Former KL2 Scholar Institute for 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
MSC: 7792
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 567-5395
Email:              Find me on Twitter @DrKatieK

Kathryn E. Kanzler, PsyD, ABPP, is a clinical health psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with a joint appointment in Family and Community Medicine. Her research focuses on behavioral (non-medication) interventions to help people thrive while living with chronic diseases and health conditions such as diabetes and chronic pain. Dr. Kanzler’s primary research objective is to develop scalable (easily spread) interventions to help reduce health disparities and improve outcomes for diverse communities.

     Dr. Kanzler earned her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from La Salle University in Philadelphia and served as a United States Air Force Active Duty officer for 8.5 years. As an active-duty psychologist, Dr. Kanzler conducted Department of Defense-funded research and served as a clinician-educator at Wilford Hall Medical Center (Lackland AFB) and Malcolm Grow Medical Center (Andrews AFB). Dr. Kanzler also deployed to a combat operational stress control clinic in Iraq in 2009, and later served in a temporary duty assignment at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

     Dr. Kanzler transitioned from the military to UT Health San Antonio in 2015 and is currently Principal Investigator of a 4-year K23 (Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award) through the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases/National Institutes of Health. Dr. Kanzler’s K23 focuses on task-shifting Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for delivery by promotores (community health workers) to Hispanic/Latino patients with type 2 diabetes.

     Dr. Kanzler has delivered numerous national presentations and is co-author of over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Kanzler has served in national positions with professional organizations, including the American Board of Clinical Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

 Dr. Kanzler’s Google Scholar profile

Dr. Kanzler’s scholarly publications  



Research Interests: 

health disparities; diabetes; chronic disease management; integrated primary care (primary care behavioral health); suicide risk; military/veteran health; dissemination & implementation science.