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National network to reduce Latino Cancer.
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Training and internships to increase Latino doctors and cancer researchers.
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National network to support advocacy to reduce Latino child obesity.

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, 210-562-6500, or 7411 John Smith, Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Latest News

Latinos Power the U.S. Economy to a Better Future

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 08:58 Don’t think Latinos add much to the U.S. economy? Think again. If U.S. Latinos were their own nation, they would have the world’s seventh-largest gross domestic product (GDP), at $2.13 trillion, according to a report by the Latino Donor Collaborative . That is a higher...

Isela Garcia: Passion for Improving Health on the Border

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 06:00 Isela Garcia has a passion for dancing folklorico . But she has an even stronger passion for solving health issues that affect the Latino population on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. As an undergraduate, Garcia worked on border health research projects in El...

Tell U.S. Gov’t: Protect SNAP!

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 13:48 The SNAP federal food assistance program is at risk again, and YOU CAN HELP! The Trump Administration wants to cut SNAP and could abolish food aid to 750,000 Americans who are underemployed and unemployed. This would fuel hunger and poverty among those most vulnerable...

Game Changer: San Antonio Police to Notify Schools if Kids Exposed to Trauma

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 09:35 Diana Centeno knows kids exposed to traumatic events don’t get extra support they need at school. Doug Greene knows police come across kids at crime scenes but feel unable to help them cope. So, they teamed up to start a project where patrol officers send a...

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