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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ReACH Center pilots Tailgate Kitchen community nutrition program

On Wednesday, February 28th Ludivina Hernandez, CHW  and Kimberly Peacock, EdD with the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) partnered with South Central Area Health Education Center (AHEC) to host Tailgate Kitchen, a community nutrition class at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church in San Antonio. A total of 23 women participated in the event  which incluced a presenation and cooking demonstration by Dr. Peacock.The presentation focused on the prepartation of two, healthy low-cost crockpot meals and included tips on how to shop healthy, and foods to avoid. At the conclusion of the presentation all of the participants had the opportunity to taste the meals from the demonstation and discussed modifications that could be made for their families.  The class was so well received that the church invited Dr. Peacock to host a series of classes in the upcoming months!  Stay tuned for more informaiton about Tailgate Kitchen!