Upcoming Front Porch Club Meeting

Mark your calendars!  The next Front Porch Club Meeting is February 21st at 4:30 pm.  Join us in person or connect by Zoom.  We hope to see you there!

Become a Member of the ReACH Center

Do you have an interest in the health of San Antonio and the South Texas region?  Become a member of the ReACH Cenrer!  Membership is free provides the opportunity to get involved with shaping the future of population health, clinical and translational research in South Texas!  For more information and to sign up click here!

TACKLE HIV/HCV Project Abstract Accepted for STI & HIV World Congress

The Targeted Access to Community Knowledge, Linkage to treatment and Education for HIV/HCV in people of color (TACKLE HIV/HCV in people of color) program led by ReACH Core Scholar Dr. Wari Allison recently had an abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the STI & HIV World Congress July 14 - 17, 2019 in Vancouver Canada.  The TACKLE poster will highlight the use of Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) for treatment of patients with hepatitis C/ HIC co-infection in Texas. Way to go Dr. Allison and the TACKLE team!

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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.  The ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Program provides research grant funding up to $23,000 to junior researchers, in conjunction with a senior faculty mentor and a community partner, to address the areas identified in the UT Health San Antonio Population Health Strategic Plan developed as a part of the University of Texas Collaborative on Populaiton Health Innovation and Improvement (CoPHII) . The goal of this program is to build population health research capacity at the faculty and community level. 

2018 ReACH/IIMS 2018 Population Health Pilot Grant Program Awardees

Principal Investigator

Project Title

Rahma Mungia, BDS, MSc, DDPHRCS -  UT Health San Antonio Dept. of Periodontics

 Increasing E-Cigarette Awareness and Counseling among South Texas Dentists, Patients and Communities

Belinda Hernandez, PhD - UTHealth Houston School of Public Health

 The Impact of Caregiving on the Children of Military Caregivers: An Exploratory Study