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.
November 30, 2010: Dr. Susan Tortolero delivered the keynote address at the Healthy Futures of Texas luncheon.
August 31, 2009: Article on children’s media use written by UTPRC investigator Dr. Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves for www.education.com.
August 29, 2009: Children are having sex for the first time at younger ages, and Texas has the third-highest teenage pregnancy rate in America.
July 29, 2009: A paper by Dr. Luisa Franzini from the Healthy Passages study was voted the second most influential paper in the United States regarding obesity.
July 13, 2009: Dr. Susan Tortolero is quoted in this ABC13 piece on the It’s Your Game…Keep It Real computer-based interactive game.