Announcements

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 May 1st the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 56.0%.  The self-response rate for Texas is 50.6%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 54.0%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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Population Health

CDC Recommends Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

With the help of scientists around the world we are increasingly learning more about how the COVID-19 virus spreads.  This information along with evidence of widespread community infection in many communities across the United States has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a recommendation for people to wear cloth face coverings to cover their nose and mouth in community settings. 

Census 2020 - Help Us Make Sure That Everyone Counts!

Many people are unaware of how census data impacts their day-to-day lives. Further, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important for people to know that it has never been easier to respond to the census!  You can complete it online, by phone, or by mail, without having to meet a census taker. The response of you and your household to the 2020 Census is important.  Join us in making sure everyone is counted!

2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program Funding Announcement

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), in conjunction with the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) are pleased to annouce the 2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program.  This program provides research grant funding up to $15,000 support innovative, multidisciplinary pilot projects in T3/T4 translational research focused on health disparities, health outcomes important to patients and the communities in the South Texas Catchment Area, and interventions to address those priorities will receive top priority.

Fellowship Opportunities

Open Staff Positions at the ReACH Center

 

Open Positions with ReACH

We are not hiring at this time.  Please check back soon or become a ReACH member to recieve periodic updates on positions with ReACH.

Open Positions with ReACH Partner Organizations

The Coalition for Action, Research & Education to Understand Substance Use (CARES) team in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Health San Antonio is seeking a Health Educator - Senior and a Community Outreach Coordinator. 

2018-2019 ReACH/IIMS Pilot Grant: The Impact of Caregiving on the Children of Military Caregivers: An Exploratory Study

2018-2019 ReACH/IIMS Pilot Grant: Increasing E-Cigarette Awareness and Counseling Among South Texas Dentists, Patients and Communities

ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants

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The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), in conjunction with the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) are pleased to annouce the 2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program.  This program provides research grant funding up to $15,000 support innovative, multidisciplinary pilot projects in T3/T4 translational research focused on health disparities, health outcomes important to patients and the communities in the South Texas Catchment Area, and interventions to address those priorities will receive top priority.

Become a Member of the ReACH Center

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Do you have an interest in the health of San Antonio and the South Texas region?  We invite faculty, staff, students l, and community members to become members of the ReACH Center.  Membership is free provides the opportunity to get involved with shaping the future of population health, clinical and translational research in South Texas!

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.  

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