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The Institute for Health Promotion Research

About the IHPR

The Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio investigates causes of and solutions to the unequal impact of cancer, disease and obesity among Latinos in South Texas and beyond.

View the IHPR Fact Sheet. Contact us at ihpr@uthscsa.edu, 210-562-6500, or 7411 John Smith, Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Latest News

Tell Texas Leaders: We Want Safe Streets and Zero-Fatality Goal

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:56 One person is injured every 2 minutes and one killed every 2.5 hours on Texas roads. Texas (39.4% Latino) is the eighth-most dangerous state for people walking. Latinos and people of color, people in low-income neighborhoods, and older adults are in the most danger...

Latina Environmentalist Dedicates Life to Saving the Planet for her Familia

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 08:09 At the end of her life, Samarys Seguinot-Medina hopes to say she made the world a safer place to live for the children in her family. Seguinot-Medina has known two personal truths since she was young: Nature, as well as humanity, are worth fighting for; and there are...

Jorge Olvera Fights Food Swamps with Community Gardens

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 14:26 Magnolia Park is one of the oldest Latino neighborhoods in Houston’s East End. Unfortunately, its 17,800 residents live in a food swamp. Fast food access is abundant. Healthy food access is scarce, as are safe spaces to be physically active. Jorge Olvera wanted to...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/30: Keeping #OurHearts Healthy in the Latino Community

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 14:04 Did you know that April is National Minority Health Month? National Minority Health Month raises awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. Health disparities like poor nutrition and lack of physical activity can put...

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