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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

New Affordable Housing Bill Aims to Add 1.9M Units Nationwide

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00 A bipartisan effort led by Senators and Representatives alike proposes a new plan to help solve America’s widespread lack of access to homeownership. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019 , also known as the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, would expand...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 6/25: How to Address Alzheimer’s & Brain Health in Latinos

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 13:18 June marks Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month . This is a time to reflect on the many challenges and inequities facing people of color in the United States when it comes to Alzheimer’s Disease and overall brain health. Sadly, U.S. Latinos are 1.5 times more likely...

Texas Adopts Goal to End Traffic Deaths by 2050

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 12:07 At least one person has been killed in a traffic crash in Texas every day since Nov. 7, 2000. That’s why Vision Zero Texas has enabled advocates to push Texas leaders, including a letter-writing campaign (with Salud America! participation) and in-person advocacy, for...

4 Ways to Reduce Latino Workplace Fatalities

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 15:35 We already know that Latinos are more likely to die on the job compared to their white and black counterparts. The majority of Latino work-related deaths happen in the construction industry, and most fatalities affect foreign-born Latinos. However, there is good news:...

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