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ReACH faculty, staff interviewed about community uptake of COVID vaccine

January 14, 2021

San Antonio Express News recently interviewed ReACH staff, Ludivina Hernandez, CHW-I and scholar, Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH to better understand the the how San Antonio residents view the COVID-19 vaccine. Although communities of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, a history of mistreatment by the healthcare system has led to distrust and a reluctance to […]

ReACH Core Scholar Waridibo Allison Uses Telemedicine to Care for HIV Patients During COVID

July 20, 2020

ReACH Core Scholar Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD was featured on Fox San Antonio discussing the use of telemedicine to care for patients with HIV during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dr. Allison is the Medical Director at the San Antonio AIDS Foundation and is the Director of UT Health San Antonio ECHO which is administratively supported and housed within the ReACH […]

ReACH Center Publication Cited in Recent USPSTF Hepatitis C Screening Recommendation

July 13, 2020

Recently published data from the ReACH Center’s STOP HCC-HCV program was cited in the recently released US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendation Statement supporting the expansion of screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection from baby boomers to adolescents and adults. In March, the USPSTF issued new recommendations to screen all adults aged 18-79 for HCV. This recommendation is based off […]