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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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!