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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 Core Scholar Luz Garcini Featured on Oprah's Book Club

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and ReACH Core Scholar was featured on the latest episode of Oprah's Book Club streaming on Apple+.  Tune in to hear Dr. Garcini  talk to Oprah Winfrey about the border wall and her research related to stress and trauma in undocumented populations. Episode Preview

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 Scholars

Joel Tsevat MD, MPH

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. 

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Barbara Turner

Founding and Former Director

Barbara J Turner, MD, MSED, MACP is James D. and Ona I. Dye Professor of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio and the Founding and Former Director of the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH).

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Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD

Waridibo (Wari) Allison, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Disease at UT Health San Antonio and Medical Director at the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF).

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Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH

Kathleen Case, DrPH, MPH has a background in public health, with a concentration in tobacco regulatory science, including survey research and both qualitative and quantitative methods. She completed her doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health in Austin, Texas Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth and Young Adults (Texas TCORS). 

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Lisa Cleveland,  PhD, RN, PNP-BC, IBCLC

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, IBCLC, FAAN is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. 

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Bertha “Penny” Flores, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC

Bertha “Penny” Flores, PhD, RNWHNP-BC, is an Assistant Professor at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. 

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Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, and a Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. 

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Carlos R. Jaén, MD, PhD

Dr. Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine and holds the Dr. and Mrs. James L. Holly Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is co-director of the Center for Research in Family Medicine and Primary Care.

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Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD

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.

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Lisa Kilpela, PhD

Lisa Smith Kilpela, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Kilpela is also a licensed clinical psychologist, and she received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Emory University.

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