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Become a Member of the ReACH Team

March 7, 2022

The ReACH Center continues to grow. The national Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC) is looking for a community outreach and marketing coordinator, a position that will be housed at ReACH. The RTTC is a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded program at UT Health San Antonio that provides free training, tools, and technical assistance […]


Dr. Luz Garcini and Her Student Vyas Sarabu Won Research Award

January 3, 2022

Congratulations to Vyas Sarabu, a second-year medical student at UT Health San Antonio, for his winning poster at the 24th Annual Medicine Research Day Presentation! Mr. Sarabu is a mentee of Dr. Luz Garcini and working on studies that address immigrant health. His poster, “What Hurts the Most: Trauma and Cardiometabolic Health among Undocumented Latinx […]


KSAT 12: Struggling rural healthcare providers nationwide getting virtual help from San Antonio-based program

November 5, 2021

Telementoring, or technology-enabled mentoring, is an essential strategy for addressing challenges to delivering care in rural and remote settings. Last week, ReACH core scholar Waridibo Allison MD, PhD, director of UT Health ECHO program and Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC), sat down with KSAT to discuss how telementoring can improve care delivery and support the […]


Dr. Luz Maria Garcini discusses the impact of COVID-19 on Undocumented Immigrants

October 22, 2021

Medical News Today recently published Dr. Garcini’s article COVID-19 pandemic: The impact on undocumented US families. Among millions of American families who have been through medical, social, and economic hardships, undocumented immigrant families are facing more complicated and unique challenges. Luz Maria Garcini, PhD, MPH, is a nonresident scholar at the Center for the United […]


UT Health San Antonio is now an ECHO Superhub!

October 11, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is now an ECHO Superhub! This status authorizes UT Health SA to deliver training and technical assistance to other organizations and institutions in becoming ECHO hubs. This step is the culmination of tremendous work by Waridibo Allison MD, Ph.D. (the UT Health San Antonio ECHO Director and the team at the […]


New Publication on D&I Science

August 3, 2021

Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, FAAN, RN, ANEF, Castella Endowed, Distinguished Professor in the School of Nursing, UT Health San Antonio, and her team have recently published an article Bootstrapping Implementation Research Training: A successful Approach for Academic Centers in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. ReACH Scholars Erin Finley, PhD, MPH, and Bertha “Penny” […]


14th Annual D&I Conference – Call for Abstracts

July 26, 2021

The 14th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health call for abstracts. The Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health (D&I), co-hosted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and AcademyHealth, helps realize the full potential of evidence to optimize health and health care by bridging the […]


Kathryn E. Kanzler, PsyD, ABPP, Has New Publication Available Online

June 23, 2021

Dr. Kanzler recently published “Conducting a Pragmatic Trial in Integrated Primary Care: Key Decision Points and Considerations” in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. She is a clinical health psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with a joint appointment in Family and Community Medicine. Her research […]


Raudel Bobadilla, MPH, CHW-I to Present at the Hepatitis Awareness Month Event

May 14, 2021

May is the Hepatitis Awareness Month! We invite you to a webinar titled “Another Door Opens: Leveraging Untapped Opportunities for Vital Hepatitis Programs in a Post-pandemic World” on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm CST which is joint-hosted by NASTAD and CDC’s Division of Viral hepatitis. Raudel Bobadilla, MPH, CHW-I, a ReACH […]


Dr. Allison Answers Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine

March 25, 2021

The FDA has currently approved three COVID-19 vaccines for use in the US. In Texas, all adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, March 29. There are still concerns about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccination within the community. ReACH Scholar Waridibo Allison, MD, Ph.D. answers some of the […]