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Blog and social media campaign to improve Latino health.
Redes En Acción
National network to reduce Latino Cancer.
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Training and internships to increase Latino doctors and cancer researchers.
Salud America!
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 The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio investigates the causes of and solutions to the unequal impact of cancer, chronic disease and obesity among Latinos in South Texas and beyond.

View the IHPR Fact Sheet. Contact us at or 210-562-6500. Visit us at 7411 John Smith, Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Latest News

#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/4: Latinas and Breast Cancer

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:00 Breast cancer is still the No. 1 killer of U.S. Latinas. To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), let’s tweet about the latest progress in Latina breast cancer research, the importance of breast cancer...

Latino Navy Officer Recognized for Service, Mentoring

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:15 By Brandon Martin, Mass Communication Spec. 2nd Class, Navy Recruiting Command SaludToday Guest Blogger For 100 years, the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) has served those who have served. The ALA recently broadened its focus beyond military veterans to include those...

Join Us for Public Unveiling of the Salud Report Card!

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 06:45 Get ready! On Oct. 5, Salud America! will launch a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation. The tool, called the Salud Report Card , will also offer...

Webinar: Kidney Disease and Latinos

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:00 Latinos have an unfortunate relationship with kidney disease. U.S. Latinos have an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease because of their high rates of diabetes. Latinos, in fact, have a 1.4 times greater risk for developing kidney failure than their...

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