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Register now! Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities, Friday, April 29, 2016, Columbia, Missouri

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Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference

Friday, April 29, 2016

Courtyard by Marriott • Columbia, Missouri

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess current efforts that address health disparities in Missouri and develop strategies to meet specific patient/client needs.
  2. Identify strategies to build inclusive communities, schools and health care systems

Target Audience:

Health care providers, public health professionals, health policy makers, community advocates, academic researchers, health departments, other governmental agencies, legislators, non-prot and for-profit organizations and the business community with an interest in eliminating health disparities.

Speakers:

REVEREND STARSKY D. WILSON is a pastor, philanthropist and activist pursuing God’s vision of community marked by justice, peace and love. He is president & CEO of Deaconess Foundation, pastor of Saint John’s Church (The Beloved Community) and co-chair of the Ferguson Commission.

ROBERT MURPHY, MEd, currently leads Maryland’s discipline reform, dropout prevention, and alternative programs rts at the Maryland State Department of Education. He has been instrumental in reducing Maryland’s number of suspensions by 50% over the last 8 years thus reducing Maryland’s dropouts over the past 7 years. He just completed developing the regulatory guidance for changes in Maryland’s Discipline regulations and the new State Code of Discipline Policy that was adopted by the Maryland State Board of Education in July of 2014. Mr. Murphy also has been named by the Governor Martin O’Malley to the Maryland Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council.

KRISTOFOR HUSTED is the Harvest Public Media reporter for KBIA in Columbia, MO. He covers agriculture, food production and policy. Before landing in the Midwest in 2012, Husted reported for the science desk at NPR in Washington. There, he covered health, food and environmental issues. His work has appeared on NPR’s health and food blogs, as well as on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace and in the Kansas City Star.

BRAM SABLE-SMITH is lead reporter on the KBIA Health & Wealth Desk. He’s been reporting for KBIA since 2014, beginning on the Civics Desk before moving to Health & Wealth in December 2014. Sable-Smith is also a contributor to Side Effects Public Media, a regional health journalism collaborative and his work has also appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and NPR.org.

Conference presented by:

Missouri Health Equity Collaborative, Center for Health Policy

Missouri Foundation for Health

REACH Healthcare Foundation

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing

Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Missouri School of Medicine

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