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Blog and social media campaign to improve Latino health.
Redes En Acción
National network to reduce Latino Cancer.
Exito! Research Training
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 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

#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/20: Enrolling Latino Families in Healthcare Coverage

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 13:00 Only 1 in 10 who enrolled for healthcare coverage via HealthCare.gov were Latino, a lower rate than their black and white peers, according to the federal data . Many Latinos thus miss out on better healthcare access. How can we help? Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday,...

Study: Latinos Underestimate their Own Contributions in the United States

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:05 Most Latinos in America underestimate their contribution to the United States, according to a new study from the We All Are Human foundation. The study of more than 2,500 Latinos ages 14 and older analyzed their political, business, and educational views. Participants...

Ramirez Named to National Committee on Science Communication

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 07:47 Congratulations to Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, director of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio! Ramirez was named to the National Academies of Medicine’s Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication Research and Practice on Nov. 7, 2018. The committee’s mission...

Report: Immigrants Boost U.S. Economy

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 09:38 The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world, Pew Center Research reports . That’s a good thing because immigrants boost the U.S. economy, according to a data report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. That finding...

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