Belinda Reininger, DrPH
Professor, Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Research Interests – community-based participatory research and intervention research; Hispanic health, particular emphasis on obesity, diet, physical activity and chronic disease prevention and management.
2016 - UT Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award. This award is the University’s premier teaching award honoring outstanding teachers from across the system.
2015 - ASPPH/Pfizer Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice. This award is for graduate faculty who advance and integrate scholarly public health practices within research, teaching and service.
2012 - University of Texas School of Public Health Excellence in Practice Award.
(Wu, S., Fisher-Hoch, S., Reininger, B., McCormick, J.B; Health Psychology; 2018)
(Rangel ML, Fernandez ME, NcNeill LH, Heredia NI, Reininger BM; Journal of Cancer Education; 2018)
(Salazar-Collier, C., Wilkinson, A. Mitchell-Bennett, L. Reininger, B; Journal of Physical Activity and Health; 2018)
(Porter, A., Salvo, D., Pérez, A., Reininger, B., Kohl, H.W.; Preventative Medicine; 2018)
(Perales, J., Reininger, B., Lee, M., Linder, S; International Journal for Equity in Health; 2018)
Researchers across the UT System are working hard to gain a clearer picture of what works best to encourage and support children and adults in overcoming obesity.
A program based out of Cameron County offers people with Type 2 diabetes ways to control the disease.