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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ReACH/IIMS 2018 Population Health Pilot Grant Program Awardee Announcement

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), in conjunction with the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS [UT Health San Antonio CTSA]) is pleased to annouce the 2018 ReACH/IIMS 2018 Population Health Pilot Grant Program awardees.  The ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Program provides research grant funding up to $23,000 to junior researchers, in conjunction with a senior faculty mentor and a community partner, to address the areas identified in the UT Health San Antonio Population Health Strategic Plan developed as a part of the University of Texas Collaborative on Populaiton Health Innovation and Improvement (CoPHII) . The goal of this program is to build population health research capacity at the faculty and community level. 

2018 ReACH/IIMS 2018 Population Health Pilot Grant Program Awardees

Principal Investigator

Project Title

Rahma Mungia, BDS, MSc, DDPHRCS -  UT Health San Antonio Dept. of Periodontics

 Increasing E-Cigarette Awareness and Counseling among South Texas Dentists, Patients and Communities

Belinda Hernandez, PhD - UTHealth Houston School of Public Health

 The Impact of Caregiving on the Children of Military Caregivers: An Exploratory Study