Center for Health Promotion, Performance, and Rehabilitation Research

Center for Health Promotion, Performance, and Rehabilitation Research (CHPPRR)'s supports a collaborative community of scientists and clinicians at UTMB dedicated to the advancement of health promotion, performance, and rehabilitation research.

The Center is committed to creating relationships among basic, clinical, and translational scientists to apply research findings for the benefit of persons with disability, health inequities, and chronic disease across the lifespan and their families, caregivers, and communities.

CHPPRR was established in 2022 to meet the growing need of the UTMB research community in health promotion, performance, and rehabilitation research. Our core research areas are Health Across the Lifespan, Learning Health Systems & Health Services Research, Patient-Centered Health & Community Outcomes, Health Promotion, and Neuromotor Control & Performance.

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News & Announcements

  • Health Informatics Seminar - January 25, 2023

    January 19, 2023, 19:07 PM by UTMB CHPPRR

    Dr. Bill Hogan, University of Florida, will be presenting a seminar titled "Building Informatics Infrastructure for Research: The OneFlorida Data Trust as an Exemplar" on January 25, 2023 at 11:00 am in RB6 5.402. Dr. Hogan has done a tremendous amount of work within the health/EMR clinical data research network field. This may be of interest to those in the School of Health Professions (SHP) that are involved in healthcare system work, data and improvement projects.

  • New Grant Funding in SHP

    December 23, 2022, 12:32 PM by UTMB CHPPRR

    Congratulations to SHP Professor and CHPPRR Associate Director Dr. Missy Morrow (Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences) for her grant “Clinical Remote Monitoring of Individuals at Risk for Pressure Injury Recurrence utilizing mHealth” from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. This work is important because pressure injuries are one of the most challenging secondary conditions for individuals with spinal cord injuries and related disorders (SCI/D) who use wheelchairs. Dr. Lynne Hughes (Physical Therapy) and Dr. Diane Collins (Occupational Therapy) are Co- Investigators on this project.

  • CHPPRR Seminar Event - January 19, 2023

    December 1, 2022, 00:36 AM by UTMB CHPPRR

    The Center for Health Promotion, Performance & Rehabilitation Research (CHPPRR) is hosting a seminar event by Dr. Richard L. Lieber, PhD titled Seminar Enhancing Researcher - Clinician Collaborations in Rehabilitation Medicine – Experiences from the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab on Thursday, January 19, 2023 beginning at 12:00 noon in the UTMB Health Education Center (HEC) room 3.200.

Contact Us

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1137
O: SHP/SON 4.514
P:409-747-1635
E: chpprr@utmb.edu

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