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Attend this panel discussion on cancer and what it will take to achieve a cancer-free future in our…
Taylor and her co-authors found that homeless people who did not get the recommended level of physic…
Dr. Brian Reed has a passion for helping patients live healthy lives, and now his primary care colle…
All HRI Mentees are welcome to develop their leadership skills in our upcoming workshops.
With the support of the Division of Research, the HEALTH Research Institute (HRI) awarded 2 pilot pr…
Mark your calendars for the inaugural HEALTH Research Institute (HRI) conference! Hosted by the HRI…
Dr. Virmarie Correa-Fernández, aims to improve evidence-based practices to reduce behavioral health…
Ms. Melissa Edwards, is excited to announce the ADA's 10th Anniversary Houston Tour de Cure (cy…
This quarter HRI submitted grant submissions on a variety of topics such as addiction training, smok…
Dr. Daphne C. Hernandez recently received funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute…
Dr. Rosenda Murillo, is examining perceptions and barriers to physical activity among Latinx adults…
In support of the HRI’s goal to become a national Center of Excellence, the HRI recently released a…
Dr. Michael Zvolensky received UH’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activ…
Dr. Berger Cardoso, explores the influence of immigration enforcement on mental health and school en…
This event was created to help economically disadvantaged kids and their families. With partnerships…
The HRI team is excited to announce the launch of our new website and YouTube channel! Check out our…
Applications for feasibility and proof of concept studies are due July 1, 2019.  
TTTF conducted motivational interview trainings at Foundation Communities in Austin and Alpha Home i…
On April 27th, Project TOUCH administered free health screenings at Mason Park. Based on their resul…
Dr. Obasi and affiliates, Dr. Liaw and Dr. Reed, spoke on the Community Dialog on Diabetes panel tha…
Research Debriefed, a series highlighting articles published by UH College of Education faculty, dis…
TTTF’s program, featuring their impact in training, knowledge gain, and support to centers. They als…
On February 01, 2019, TTTF worked with Santa Maria Hostel at both their Jacquelyn House and Bonita H…
HRI collaborated with Council Member Karla Cisneros to present the 2019 Health and Resource Fair to…
TOUCH, TTTF, and UHAND programs come to East End, in collaboration with Councilwoman Karla Cisneros…
The University of Houston Magazine's Fall 2018 edition, titled "The Health Issue," sp…
Dr. Reitzel (Principal Investigator) spoke at the Texas 21 Statewide Health Disparities Webinar wher…
Dr. Obasi discusses treatment options for alcohol abuse that include behavioral therapy, medication,…
Members of the TTTF team were invited to present at the 39th annual Conference for Behavioral Health…
TOUCH's very own, Victoria Lara speaks about the importance of early prevention through changin…
Read about our new affiliates and their innovative research.
Midway through a three-year, $2 million grant from the United Health Foundation, University of Houst…
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control released a report of promising policies and practices…
According to the American Diabetes Association, between 2002 and 2013 the average price of insulin h…
HRI Executive Board member Elebeoba E. May will serve in a year-long appointment at the NSF as a pro…
The latest issue of the UH Research & Innovation Magazine focuses on the role urban universities…
A $2 million grant will help the institute work to prevent and treat obesity and Type 2 diabetes in…
Taking Texas Tobacco Free presented the need for a state-wide tobacco cessation program and the impa…
The University of Houston releases its official announcement of the HEALTH Research Institute.
The five-year grant will support research from the UH College of Education to investigate mechanisms…