Announcements

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 http://stophepatitisc.com/

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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ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland PhD leads effort to combat opioid abuse

ReACH Scholar Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, assistant professort of nursing has been awarded two grants totaling more thatn $4 million from the Texas Health & Human Services Commission to educate Bexar County first responders in how to identify and reverse opioid overdoese.  The grant funding originated at the national level under two U.S. presidents’ efforts to fight the national opioid crisis.

Dr. Cleveland is a national expert on opioid use disorder whose research focuses on the care of pregnant women who use opioids and their newborns, who often are born with neonatal abstinence syndrome, or opioid withdrawal.  Read more about these important initiatives to fight the opioid epidemic here.