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ReACH Director, Dr. Barbara J. Turner featured on Texas Public Radio's Texas Standard

On Friday, March 31st, Dr. Barbara J. Turner, the Director of the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) will be featured on the Texas Public Radio show Texas Standard to discuss a recently published study that looks at how much the Hispanic community knows about chronic pain.  Dr. Turner and her team conducted a population-based survey representing 8.8 million Hispanic residents of five Southwestern states who did not have chronic pain.  The data from this study reveal serious gaps in knowledge about chronic pain including misunderstanding about relying on narcotics to treat the disease. This is the first study to reveal poor knowledge about chronic pain in a large population of Americans and reinforces the urgency of launching a broad-based educational campaign about chronic pain and its care. 
 
 

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!

Bertha "Penny" Flores PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC Awarded KL2 Grant

We are pleased to announce that ReACH Scholar,  Penny Flores PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC  has been awarded a KL2 grant.  Congratulations on this exciting achievement Dr. Flores! 

 

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ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC Awarded KL2 Grant

We are pleased to announce that ReACH Scholar, Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC has been awarded a KL2 grant!

ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland, PhD awarded PCORI Tier I award

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, PNP-BC, IBCLC, works with Yolanda Aldana and her baby, Nevaeh, on Kangaroo Mother Care techniques. Aldana and her daughter are part of the Mommies Program, a community-based counseling and parenting program for mothers recovering from substance abuse.

The ReACH Center is pleased to announce that Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN,  PNP-BC, IBCLC has been awarded a PCORI Pipeline to Proposal Tier I award! 

ReACH Scholar Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD, ABPP Awarded KL2 Grant

We are pleased to announce that ReACH Scholar, Kathryn Kanzler, PsyD, ABPP has been awarded a KL2 grant!
 

White House recognizes South Texas hepatitis C control efforts lead by ReACH Director Dr. Barbara J. Turner

Dr. Barbara J. Turner was recognized Thursday, May 19, 2016 by the White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day observance in Washington, DC.

The University of Texas Heath Science Center at San Antonio's Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) lead by Dr. Barbara J. Turner was recognized Thursday, May 19, 2016 by the White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day observance in Washington, DC.  The White House and HHS acknowledged the center's initiatives to screen, evaluate and cure chronic hepatitis C infection in diverse healthcare settings caring for low-income populations across South Texas.

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