The University of Texas Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research

In the Spotlight

  • The Society for Public Health Education 2012 Awards

    Congratulations to Dr. Pat Mullen, 2012 recipient of the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) Mentoring Award. “This award recognizes individuals who have provided excellence in mentorship to health educators in their preparation, performance, and practice, and who have served to successfully bridge the domains of practice and research.”

  • News

  • CHPPR would like to welcome new team member Dr. Vanessa Schick

    Dr. Schick is an assistant professor in the Division of Management, Policy and Community Health at The University of Texas School of Public Health.

  • Dr. Susan Tortolero receives UT Regents Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Susan Tortolero for receiving The University of Texas System Board of Regents’ highest honor in recognition of her performance in the classroom. The Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards (ROTA) recognizes faculty members at UT System institutions who have demonstrated dedication to innovation and advancing excellence.

  • UTSPH research shows child behavior is influenced by physical environment

    Findings support the importance of addressing the physical and social environment when planning community-level interventions to reduce child behavior problems.

  • Upcoming Events

  • April 21, 2014


    John P. McGovern Award Lecture Series

    Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH presents “Chronic Disease Self-Management: From Dissertation to Return on Investment”

    June 10-12, 2014

    The 6th Annual Adolescent Sexual Health Course
    Be sure to check back November 12 when we’ll announce our keynote speakers!

    This course covers various topics including: Access to reproductive health services, Media and today’s youth, Working with GLBTQ youth in your school. Mark your calendar and come join us!