About the CHPPR
The mission of the CHPPR is to conduct research to develop, evaluate, and disseminate health promotion and disease prevention programs in diverse settings and populations.
The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research (CHPPR) has nearly 30 years of history advancing health promotion locally, nationally, and globally and draws from interdisciplinary expertise in behavioral science, health promotion and health education, epidemiology, statistics, and economics.
Maria Fernandez, PhD
Dr. Fernandez is the director of the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research at UTHealth School of Public Health in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Epidemiology.
Christine Markham, PhD
Dr. Markham is the Associate Director of CHPPR of research functions, deputy director of the UTPRC, and the principal investigator for All About Youth, an evaluation of abstinence-only and abstinence-plus program to prevent HIV, STI, and pregnancy among middle school students.
Michael Ross, PhD, MPH
Pre- and Post-Doctoral Training Programs
Patricia Dolan Mullen, DrPH
UT Prevention Research Center
Susan Tortolero Emery, PhD
Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) – Latinos in a Network for Cancer Control (LINCC)
Maria E. Fernandez, PhD