November 27, 2023
Researchers at the UTHealth Houston Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research and UT Health San Antonio are expanding a program proven to increase HPV vaccination rates among childhood cancer survivors by providing the HPV vaccine through pediatric oncology sites.
November 9, 2023
A five-year, $5 million grant has been awarded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to the UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science to support research and training in implementation science, with a focus on improving cancer control efforts in Mexico and Latin America.
October 16, 2023
Creating Healthy Actions through Technology (CHAT) is a mobile app-based pilot intervention designed to motivate and encourage physical activity and healthy diet among African American breast cancer survivors. This program has the potential to address disparities in the health outcomes and availability of resources for an underserved populations of cancer survivors.
October 2, 2023
The Vales+ Tú Salud project uses a community-based, “corner-level” approach to deliver an intervention to encourage Latino day laborers to prevent COVID-19 at street corners and other locations where they wait for work.
September 26, 2023
A four-year, $3 million grant to implement and evaluate a multilevel sexual assault and sexual harassment prevention intervention study for active-duty airmen has been awarded to researchers at UTHealth Houston by the U.S. Department of Defense.
September 25, 2023
The Ibn Sina Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that offers a variety of affordable healthcare services through seven clinics across Harris, Fort Bend, and Jefferson counties.
August 27, 2023
The Adolescent Vaccination Program Implementation Tool (AVP-IT) is a web-based decision support tool that guides pediatric clinics in the implementation of an evidence-based program proven to increase adolescent HPV vaccination rates.
August 10, 2023
Chambers Health is an HRSA-funded Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides primary care, mental health, dental, and other services in Anahuac, Dayton, and Mont Belvieu, Texas.
July 24, 2023
“If we can improve healthy relationships, then many other outcomes, in addition to improving sexual and reproductive health outcomes, such as improved mental health and reduced violence, can occur,” Peskin said.
July 19, 2023
CHPPR has launched a publicly-accessible library of evidence-based tools and resources designed to support a range of health promotion and prevention efforts pulled from the Center’s long history of research.