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ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for more information about this exciting opportunity! 

ReACH Center Population Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

With funding from the UT System Collaborative on Population Health Innovation and Improvement and the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), UT Health San Antonio is creating a new 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in population health. Eligible applicants are individuals who have received a doctoral degree and who are pursuing additional research and training in order to have better skills to pursue a career in academia, research or any other field.  For more information click here.

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day!

World Hepatits Day is July 28th and is an opportunity to lean more about the global burden of a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E which affect millions of people worldwide, causing both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) liver disease.  To learn more about the ReACH Center's work to influence real change for those with hepatitis C in Texas please visit stophepatitisC.com

 

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ReACH Staff Raise Awareness About Hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day

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On Wednesday, July 18th ReACH Center Community Health Worker Ludivina Hernandez participated in Telemundo San Antonio's phone bank for hepatitis awareness. 

Recent ReACH Center Publication Shows Significant Improvement in Physical and Cognitive Function after Chronic Pain Self-Management Trial

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A recently published article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine details results from a parallel-group randomized trial of a chronic pain self-management programs that was developed by ReACH Scholars.  This self-management program was developed for low-income patients with chronic pain who often lack the skills and resources necessary to manage their disease.  

ReACH pilot project poster wins 2018 TSNRP Regina Aune Perseverance Award

Roxana Delgado, PhD and Kimberly Peacock EdD recently presented data from Dr. Delgado's ReACH funded pilot project at the 2018 TriService Nursing Research Program Dissemination Program and their poster entitled " Supporting the Wounded, Ill and Injured: Military Caregivers Health-Related Outcomes" won the 2018 TSNRP Regina Aune Perseverance Award. 

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.  

ReACH Center pilots Tailgate Kitchen community nutrition program

On Wednesday, February 28th Ludivina Hernandez, CHW  and Kimberly Peacock, EdD with the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) partnered with South Central Area Health Education Center (AHEC) to host Tailgate Kitchen, a community nutrition class at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church in San Antonio.

ReACH Director featured on Texas Public Radio on World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day (July 28th), Dr. Barbara J. Turner, the Director of the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) was featured on Texas Public Radio discussing the importance of hepatitis C screening for baby boomers (those born between 1945 and 1960).  

World Hepatitis Day is reminder to screen, treat baby boomers

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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, and ReACH Center director Barbara J. Turner MD, MSEd., has a message for the generation most affected by hepatitis C, the baby boomers. Her mantra is the age-old adage: An ounce is prevention is worth a pound of cure.  
 

ReACH Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center Launch Website to Help Texans Prevent Liver Cancer

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) is the 9th leading cause of cancer-related death in the US and is one of the few cancers with an increasing incidence and mortality rate.  Texas has the second highest HCC rate in the country and HCC is the fastest growing cancer in the state.  The ReACH Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center through the support of the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) have partnered on the Screen Treat or Prevent Hepatocellular Carcinoma (STOP HCC) initiative which aims to reduce HCC incidence and mortality in Texas by implementing an evidence-based hepatitis c virus (HCV) screening and treatment program for low-income populations in primary care settings across South Texas and the Dallas regions.  

Hispanics’ knowledge of chronic pain shows gaps

Hispanics and other minorities are more likely to receive poor quality of care for chronic pain. A new survey of Hispanics’ knowledge about chronic pain reveals that, even with the painkiller-related deaths of celebrities such as Prince and Heath Ledger, most know little about chronic pain and its care, leaving them vulnerable to repeat the dangerous painkiller cycle. 

ReACH Director Dr. Barbara J. Turner featured on The Huffington Post

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ReACH Director, Barbara J. Turner MD, MSED was featured in a Huffington Post article published January 23, 2017 that highlights the importance of raising awareness about hepatitis C screening.  

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