University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Project

Project Title: Accelerating Cancer Control to Decrease Health Disparities
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Prevention Research Center will increase the use of evidence-based cancer control interventions, policies, and guidelines in communities and healthcare settings through a collaboration of academic, public health, and community partnerships engaged in practice-based, community-engaged prevention research, research translation, and education. The UT Health Science Center at Houston PRC will create a network of community partners across Texas called PACE (Partners Accelerating Cancer Control Evidence) to target cancer control in urban and rural minority communities.

 

Past Core Research Projects

2009–2014 Dissemination of Middle School Sexual Health Curriculum
2004-2009 Healthy Passages: A Community-Based Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
1998-2004 Texas Schools Are Adopting CATCH – A School Nutrition and Physical Activity Program
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Center
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Prevention Research Center
7000 Fannin St.
UCT 1000
Houston, TX 77030-5401

Principal Investigator/Director
Maria Fernandez, PhD
Phone: (713) 500-9626
Email: Maria.E.Fernandez@uth.tmc.edu