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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7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX

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Tel: 210-562-5551

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Joel Tsevat MD, MPH

Joel Tsevat MD, MPH
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Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH)
Director, KL2 Program, Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science, Professor of Medicine, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio
 
Professor of Population Health, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin
 
Adjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Public Health
 
7411 John Smith, Suite 1050
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone:  (210) 562-5551
Fax: (210) 562-5560
email: tsevat@uthscsa.edu

Director

Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH is a general internist and outcomes researcher. He holds a joint appointment at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin and UT Health San Antonio. In San Antonio, he is Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH); and Director, Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) KL2 program. At Dell Medical School, he is a professor in the Departments of Population Health and Internal Medicine.  
Dr. Tsevat is a graduate of UT Austin (BA in Plan II) and of UT Health San Antonio, from which he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. He received an MPH degree from the T. H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health and completed a fellowship in Clinical Decision Making at Tufts Medical Center. He was on faculty at Harvard, then moved to Cincinnati where he spent 22 years in roles ranging from Director of Outcomes Research to Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and in various roles at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and VA Central Office. He relocated to Texas in June 2017.
A past-president of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM), he is recognized internationally in health-related quality of life research, in particular health status vs. utility assessment; spirituality/religion; cost-effectiveness analysis; and decision analysis. He has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, book chapters, and editorials. He has served as PI on multiple federally-funded grants from NIH, VA, and AHRQ, including as 1 of the 2 PIs on the University of Cincinnati’s CTSA grant, and as PI of a BIRCWH K12 and an NIH K30 clinical research curriculum award. He has a long track record of mentoring trainees and junior faculty and won an award for a short course on mentoring from SMDM. He currently serves on the CTSA Steering Committee at NCATS.

Research Interests: 

health-related quality of life, in particular health status vs. utility (health values) assessment, HIV/AIDS, spirituality, cost-effectiveness analysis, and decision analysis.