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Recent Publications

A Comparison of Mean-Based and Quantile Regression Methods for Analyzing Self-Report Dietary Intake Data

Vidoni, M. L., Reininger, B. M., & Lee, M. (2019). Journal of Probability and Statistics, 2019.

The Longitudinal Relationship Between Social Support and Physical Activity in Hispanics

Heredia, N. I., Walker, T. J., Lee, M., & Reininger, B. M. (2019). American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 33(6), 921–924.

The combined effect of physical activity and sedentary behavior on subclinical atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional study among Mexican Americans

Walker, T. J., Heredia, N. I., Lee, M., Laing, S. T., Fisher-Hoch, et al. (2019). BMC public health, 19(1), 161.

Bikeability: Assessing the Objectively Measured Environment in Relation to Recreation and Transportation Bicycling

Porter, A. K., Kohl III, H. W., Pérez, A., Reininger, B., Pettee Gabriel, K., et al. (2020). Environment and Behavior, 52(8), 861-894.

Association between Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Symptoms of Mental Health Conditions in Mexican Americans

Wu, S., Fisher-Hoch, S. P., Reininger, B. M., & McCormick, J. B. (2018). Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 37(11), 1059–1066.

Recent News

Harlingen vies for All-America City Award

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Five years ago, Harlingen became one of Texas’ few cities to launch a Mayor’s Wellness Council. Soon, Healthy Harlingen was born to combat one of the state’s highest rates of diabetes, obesity and hypertension.

Harlingen vies for All-America City Award

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Five years ago, Harlingen became one of Texas’ few cities to launch a Mayor’s Wellness Council. Soon, Healthy Harlingen was born to combat one of the state’s highest rates of diabetes, obesity and hypertension.

Brownsville Regional Dean Interviewed on KURV Radio

Belinda Reininger, DrPH, was interviewed on KURV Radio in McAllen about her role as regional dean for UTHealth School of Public Health's Brownsville campus.

UCD wants 10% reduction in prevalence of type II diabetes by 2030

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The goal of Unidos Contra la Diabetes is to reduce the number of new cases of type II diabetes in the next five years. The nonprofit group believes this will result in a ten percent reduction in the prevalence of diabetes by 2030.

Life and Limb

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Daniel Zamora still remembers the smell. At first he didn’t realize anything was wrong. A small blister appeared on his left pinky toe where his sneaker rubbed against his skin. He had developed blisters before, but this one wouldn’t go away.

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