ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

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ReACH /IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Program Deadline Extended to December 18th!

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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. 

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Funding Announcement

ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Program Deadline Extended to December 18th!

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 providing research grant funding 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. The goal of this program is to build population health research capacity at the faculty and community level. These relationships should support junior researchers and community-based reserachers in conducting specific projects as well as establishing the faculty member’s overall research career plan, which must be in an area of population health. This 2017 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Program announcement is specifically intended for highly innovative pilot projects with a high likelihood of building community partnerships, enhancing Population Health mentoring capacity at UT Health San Antonio, and culminating in additional external funding.

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