The Center for Community-Based and Applied Health Research (CCBAHR) fosters research collaborations among interdisciplinary UTSA research faculty and community partners including, but not limited to health care agencies, community-based organizations, schools, and faith-based organizations. In this endeavor, the Center provides an opportunity to integrate biomedical knowledge, technology, human resources, education, and policies needed for the maintenance and improvement of health, including fighting disease and adverse effects of aging.
Communities engaged and mobilized to promote health equity for all.
The Center for Community Based and Applied Health Research aims to promote collaborative, interdisciplinary, applied health research that engages, empowers, and mobilizes communities. Combining expertise of research faculty and community stakeholders, the Center is dedicated to identifying sustainable approaches for behavioral medicine applications to community health problems. Community partners include, but are not limited to, Head Start and early childhood centers, schools, clinics, and churches. The Center advances and complements community-based research lines that address issues related to obesity, diabetes, HIV, and other chronic conditions.
The Center for the Community Based and Applied Health Research is committed to: