IHPR researchers publish reports to inform the field on Latino health advancements.
Diabetes and obesity are the two most significant health threats in South Texas, according to the South Texas Health Status Review, a new report published online in Springer Open Books by Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez’ Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The South Texas Health Status Review examined how more than 35 health conditions affected people in South Texas compared to those in the rest of Texas or nation.
The 2nd SALSI Health Disparities Research Forum: Latino Obesity on May 10, 2011, in San Antonio, highlighted Latino childhood obesity interventions, research and prevention strategies across Texas, including speeches by Texas State Demographer Dr. Lloyd Potter and master chef Mark Erickson.
Scientific Journal Articles
IHPR researchers publish research in peer-reviewed scientific journals and makes poster and PowerPoint presentations at scientific conferences.
Chalela P, Muñoz E, Gallion JK, Karnad A, Ramirez AG (2015). Empowering Latina breast cancer patients to make informed decisions about clinical trials: A multicommunication approach. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2015; 24(10 Suppl).