The Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio investigates causes of and solutions to the unequal impact of cancer, disease, obesity and social determinants among Latinos in South Texas and beyond.
IHPR’s national network creates culturally relevant tools and stories to inspire people to drive community change for health equity for Latino and all families.
IHPR’s program conducts a summer institute, internships, and ongoing education to increase the number of Latino doctors and cancer researchers.
IHPR’s national research network works to reduce Latino cancer through multi-site interventions, researcher training, and community outreach.
The Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) was founded in 2006 by internationally renowned health promotion researcher Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez.
IHPR Director Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez
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