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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

How Your City Can Fund More Active Transportation

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 09:50 Access to walking, bicycling, and other forms of active transportation can benefit Latino and all people’s health, safety, social connectivity, and quality of life. But many communities struggle to pay for sidewalks, bike lanes, and trails. Fortunately, a new report...

Joe Padilla: Bust Cultural Barriers to Improve Latino Men’s Health

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 09:13 Joe Padilla saw both sides of the coin growing up. His grandmother’s love led her to feed passersby. His uncle never accepted success, and pushed him to do more and more. The result was a goal-driven, yet compassionate person who has a huge head start on his goal of...

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Decline, But Less for Those in Poverty

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 09:25 The overall U.S. cancer death rate fell 27% from 1991 to 2016, according to a recent study by the American Cancer Society . Good news, right? Not so fast. The report revealed a disturbing trend: a growing gap in cancer death rates based on wealth. “It was surprising to...

How the Government Shutdown is Affecting Affordable Housing, Eviction

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 08:34 As the longest U.S. government shutdown in history marches on, Latinos and the most vulnerable people face losing federal support for their very homes. Tax credits are the U.S. government’s primary tool to encourage the development of affordable housing. The government...

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