May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  During May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage priority populations to get tested.  For more information about current ReACH Center hepatitis C screening and preventions projects please visit

ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for more information about this exciting opportunity! 

ReACH Scholar, Dr. Carlos Jaén named to the board of National Library of Medicine

ReACH Scholar Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD, professor and chair of family and community medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has been appointed to the board of regents of the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jaén’s special interests include improving preventive care for individuals of all ages, preventing complications from chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.



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Sharon Cooper, Principal Investigator:
Subcontract, Geneva Foundation (from Department of Defense). Clinical Investigation of Hearing Injuries, Noise Exposures, and Cost Burden In Active Duty US Military Service Members 2012-2013 (PI)

Mary Jo Pugh:
Consultant (Turner PI)
Title: Peer Support to Improve Function and Pain Control in Veterans Suffering from Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Awarded by Coates Foundation
Total Costs $75,000

Principal Investigator IIR 11-067
Title: Restructuring Epilepsy Care: Organizational Dynamics and Quality (RECORD Quality)D
Dates: not yet determined (4 year study beginning FY12)
Awarded by: VA Health Services Research and Development Service
Total Costs: $1,068,000

Principal Investigator DHI 09-237
Title: Identifying and Validating Complex Comorbidity Clusters in OEF-OIF Veterans
Dates: 10/01/2010-09/30/2014
Awarded by: VA Health Services Research and Development Service
Total Costs: $1,097,000

Co-Investigator IIR 08-274
Surgical Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Psychiatric Disorders (STOPP)
Dates: 04/01/2010-03/31/2013
Awarded by: VA Health Services Research and Development Service
Total Costs: $792,500

Christopher R. Frei: