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SALSI/CTRC Distinguished Health Disparities Lecture Series

SUMMARY

The Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and UT San Antonio together launched the San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) and Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) Distinguished Health Disparities Lecture Series, which will bring some of the top U.S. health disparities experts to San Antonio to offer the latest trends, tools and advancements in the fight against cancer health disparities. The IHPR is coordinating the series with support from SALSI, CTRC and UTSA.

The series ran from October 2010 to July 2011. Watch video of all speakers here.

SPEAKERS

karenemmons

Minkler

CONTACT

For details or to be notified of future SALSI health disparities events, contact sintesyallen@uthscsa.edu.

OTHER IHPR/SALSI ACTIVITIES

The IHPR conducts an annual disparities forum on disparities, sponsored by SALSI.

The IHPR also co-leads Míranos, a SALSI-sponsored two-year obesity and diabetes prevention project in San Antonio preschools that teach healthy habits to primarily Mexican-American children, parents and school staff.