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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

5 Pediatrician-Approved Policies to Limit Kids’ Sugary Drinks (Including Soda Taxes)

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 11:26 In a joint policy statement today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed five public health measures—including excise taxes—to reduce kids’ consumption of sugary drinks. The statement appears in the April 2019 issue...

4 Heroes Who Are Revolutionizing Trauma-Informed Care in Schools

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 08:05 Childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences. Mental health issues. Whatever you call it, trauma impacts a child’s brain and body . It undermines a child’s ability to learn, build relationships, and contribute in the classroom. Schools can play a big role in...

Racial Bias Still Infects the Doctor’s Office

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 14:17 In medical school, physicians are trained to exclude their own personal upbringings, and that of their patients, from clinical decisions. That doesn’t always happen in reality. In fact, doctors are often susceptible to their unconscious bias , research shows...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/26: National Diabetes Alert Day

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 13:40 Latinos are twice as likely as whites to develop and die from diabetes in their lifetime. Diabetes threatens the health of Latino regions across the country. In Texas, 13% of San Antonio’s population has diabetes. 17% of people have diabetes in border cities of...

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