UTPRC in the News
Whether it’s improving the quality of life for teens and families or working with communities to advance knowledge through research and collaboration, The University of Texas Prevention Research Center is at the forefront of adolescent sexual health issues in Texas and beyond. Read the latest news about our distinguished faculty and their outstanding research.
October 18, 2011: Children at Risk, a state policy advocate organization, published today a series of studies and articles on sex and teen pregnancy in Texas. Some of the results may shock you. The University of Texas Prevention Research Center’s All About Youth study mentioned.
September 3, 2011: Join Dr. Bob Sanborn and Mandi Kimball from CHILDREN AT RISK for the September 12th, 2011 episode of the Growing Up in America on 90.1FM KPFT in Houston! The show features Dr. Susan Tortolero from The University of Texas School of Public Health to discuss teen pregnancy trends.
October 3, 2011: Some public school students in Texas may get to learn a little more about the birds and the bees. Dr. Susan Tortolero quoted.
October 2, 2011: As public health budgets are slashed, and money for sex education and outreach evaporates, California public health officials are slowly introducing new technologies including texting and computer-based training to combat climbing rates of STDs. It’s Your Game…Keep It Real featured.
September 22, 2011: Texans have much to be proud of. But a glance at our statistics on teen pregnancy gives one little to cheer about. Dr Susan Tortolero quoted.