Announcements

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!

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC Selected for the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC was recently selected for the the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program. This unique mentorship and training program provides individualized mentoring by Hispanic senior faculty researchers, networking with PCOR experts and other researchers in Hispanic health equity, skills building for career development, a two day in-person PCOR training with a special session to present your research.  Congratulations Dr. Flores!

Contact Us

7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX

78229

 

Tel: 210-562-5551

Fax: 210-562-5560

Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD

Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD
Contact: 

Waridibo "Wari" Allison MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
UT Health San Antonio

UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
MSC: 7881
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone:  (210) 567-0939
Fax: (210) 567-4670
email: allisonw@uthscsa.edu

Waridibo (Wari) Allison, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Disease at UT Health San Antonio and Medical Director at the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF). She has an adjunct appointment as Assistant Professor of Population Health at New York University (NYU). She graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine, London and completed internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and infectious disease fellowship at NYU. She holds a PhD in Public Health from the Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia. Dr. Allison is passionate about improving access to health care for under-served, disadvantaged populations in the US and in resource limited settings overseas, whether that disadvantage is geographical, racial, cultural, gender-based or economical. Her current research focuses on prevention, screening and linkage to care in relation to HIV and viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis C. She has clinical responsibility for people living with HIV attending the SAAF Care Clinic and as an attending physician on the inpatient infectious disease service at University Hospital, San Antonio. She is the principal investigator/program director of a federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded 'project of national significance' for "Curing Hepatitis C among People of Color Living with HIV".

Research Interests: 

Hepatitis C, HIV, Human Papillomavirus (HPV)