The Texas Prevention Institute functions as a core facility for supporting, developing, and improving research and training programs, directed at reducing the burden of chronic disease in under-served communities. We implement community engagement, health promotion, comparative effectiveness, clinical, basic science, and health policy research approaches for the purpose of preventing diseases among high-risk populations.
TPI is comprised of the following UNT Health Science Center research centers:
The Texas Prevention Institute seeks to create a translational prevention research continuum combining community, clinical, and basic science components. TPI will also contain a health policy research component for further integrating and enhancing the capacity and effectiveness of the translational research structure.