May 31, 2023
iCHAMPSS, a CHPPR-developed web-based implementation strategy and toolkit, has been updated to provide guidance for implementing sexual health education curricula in line with recent updates by the Texas State Board of Education and Texas legislature.
April 28, 2023
CHPPR’s Travelers' Health Project partners with Community Health Workers (CHWs) to engage international travelers along the Texas-Mexico border, providing them with COVID-19 education and services.
April 18, 2023
UTHealth Houston's All for Them vaccination project is finding new ways to connect with teens and young adults to spark interest in immunization clinics. At Goose Creek CISD, team members connect one-on-one with high school students to raise awareness about health topics, cancer awareness, and careers in public health.
April 11, 2023
The Healthy Liver/Hígado Sano Study is pilot testing a behavioral lifestyle intervention for Hispanic adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The project team has partnered with Legacy Community Health in Houston to deliver a culturally tailored intervention to a group of patients with NAFLD.
April 4, 2023
CHPPR collaborated with long-term partner Houston in Action to conduct community and business listening sessions in low-income Black and Hispanic communities to learn their motivators, fears, and barriers related to the COVID-19 vaccine.
March 30, 2023
UTHealth Houston partner Ellis County Coalition for Health Options provides comprehensive, affordable healthcare services to underserved communities in Ellis County, Texas. The faith-based, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is collaborating with The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research (CHPPR) to promote cardiovascular health among patients by providing the Healthy Heart Ambassador program (HHA).
March 16, 2023
Establishing a local branch of the All for Them team in North Texas through Thompson and UNTHSC has allowed to bring more life-saving vaccines to children and adolescents in the community.
March 16, 2023
Projects spearheaded by the School of Public Health researchers focus on promoting healthy habits to prevent cancer, facilitating communication and implementation strategies to promote the HPV vaccine, and utilizing early detection strategies to detect and prevent breast and cervical cancer in underserved Latina communities.
March 3, 2023
We are pleased to announce Maria E. Fernández, PhD, as vice president of Population Health and Implementation Science, and Lisa D. Cain, PhD, as associate vice president of Faculty Affairs and Development at UTHealth Houston.
February 16, 2023
The Community Scientist Program allows researchers to obtain feedback on the cultural appropriateness and relevance of their projects from trained community members representing diverse populations.