December 8, 2022
CHPPR and Epilepsy Foundation Texas are testing a web-based epilepsy management support tool as a Community Health Worker delivered intervention in clinics. Health workers can use the tool to support patients' epilepsy self-management while also providing linkage to additional services.
December 6, 2022
Lifestyle Change Programs are a key component of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, which CHPPR is helping Texas clinics to implement. These programs rely on Lifestyle Coaches to help participants make and maintain the lifestyle changes that can help prevent type 2 diabetes.
November 28, 2022
The Epilepsy Foundation Texas is a leader in the treatment and support of people living with epilepsy, offering a variety of services including medical clinics, support groups, summer camps, and community education throughout the state. They also partner with CHPPR to implement MINDSET, a decision-support program for epilepsy management, in clinics.
November 17, 2022
The CHPPR e-Learning program Project STOP is a smoking cessation program for health care providers. As one of the aims of this project, the team designed a smoking cessation smartphone application, DECISION-t (D-t), will help providers make quicker, better decisions about smoking cessation treatment approaches for their patients.
October 31, 2022
UTHealth Houston is leading efforts to close the “research-to-practice” gap with the launch of the UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science.
October 28, 2022
The Project HOMES (Housing for Opioid MAR Expanded Services) study is working with local community partners across Texas to operate and evaluate state-certified, no cost, recovery residences for people who used opioids and are taking buprenorphine, methadone, or naltrexone to recover.
October 27, 2022
The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research partners with Texas health centers like South Texas Rural Health Services, Inc. to promote the use of the Healthy Heart Ambassador and Self-Measured Blood Pressure programs to help identify, treat and manage high blood pressure and reduce risk factors for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.
October 7, 2022
The UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science and the Texas Developmental Center for AIDS Research (Texas D-CFAR), a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine, UTHealth Houston and Texas Biomedical Research Institute, recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish the new Texas Implementation Science Hub to End HIV (Texas IS Hub).
September 27, 2022
Avenue 360 Health and Wellness, a CHPPR partner, provides a full range of healthcare to medically underserved communities across the Houston area
September 22, 2022
Since 2017, nearly 5,000 children have received at least one life-saving vaccine through All for Them.