The ReACH Center is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through research and community engagement.

Learn more ABOUT how we are addressing structural inequities and systemic racism.


The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) is multidisciplinary collaboration of researchers, community members, and health workers who work to improve health outcomes and disparities through innovation, research, and authentic community partnership.

We support a diverse array of research initiatives, spanning disciplines, populations, and institutions. Our research is unified by a shared goal to improve the health of underserved communities through partnership and research-driven practice. View our current research projects

ReACH houses the Service Center for UT Health San Antonio Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO), a model for telementorship and guided practices that builds local capacity for delivering best-practice care. As the ECHO Service Center, we offer technical assistance and customized support to groups planning their own ECHO. Learn more about ECHO

We also offer services to support effective translation of scientific discovery into clinical practice through our Dissemination & Implementation Service Core. Dissemination & Implementation Consultation Core

Our Featured Scholar

Lisa M Kilpela, PhD

Lisa M Kilpela, Ph.D.

Become a ReACH Member

We invite faculty, staff, students, and community members to become members of the ReACH Center. Membership is FREE and provides the opportunity to get involved with shaping the future of population health, clinical and translational research in South Texas!

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