SaludToday

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.

Y Living

Grant: PP110187
2011-13

Summary
The Y Living project, funded by the Cancer Research Prevention Institute of Texas (CPRIT), is testing a community-based program that builds healthy lifestyles to reduce cancer risk. The evidence-based, 12-week program, known as “Y Living,” uses a community-based, family-focused approach to promote physical activity, a balanced diet and increased awareness of a healthy lifestyle on cancer risk reduction. The program provides health education to YMCA members and uses text messages to enroll and motivate participants.

Principal Investigator:
Dr. Deborah Parra-Medina, IHPR at The UT Health Science Center

Co-Investigators:
Laura Esparza, IHPR at The UT Health Science Center
Laura Zepeda, IHPR at The UT Health Science Center

Collaborators
YMCA of Greater San Antonio

Publications:
YMCA News Story 6/27/12: http://www.ymcasatx.org/site_2010/page.aspx?pid=281