ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grant Application

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), in conjunction with the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) are pleased to annouce the 2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program.

This program provides research grant funding up to $15,000 support innovative, multidisciplinary pilot projects in T3/T4 translational research focused on health disparities, health outcomes important to patients and the communities in the South Texas Catchment Area, and interventions to address those priorities will receive top priority. While the program is not restricted to specific health topics, areas identified by the South Texas Catchment Area will be prioritized. These areas include:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Mental health
  • Health care access/insurance
  • Health education and chronic disease prevention
  • Maternal/child health
  • Smoking cessation
  • E-cigarettes

Due: January 13, 2020 by 5:00 pm CST (no exceptions). Awards will be announced on or about March 2, 2020.

For additional information about the ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program, please contact Sarah Lill at (210) 562-5551 or at