14 April 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Building Inclusive Clinic workshops scheduled in Hannibal and Kirksville

In collaboration with NCCJ St Louis we are providing two Building Inclusive Clinics workshops in Hannibal and Kirksville this Spring. The BIC is a one day introductory inclusion workshop that provides awareness-building through short presentations, experiential activities, reflection and dialogue. Participants will: Develop an awareness of one’s self in the process of socialization and one’s […]

28 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Toxic Stress in Children: Implications for health through the life course, July 27, 2016, Columbia, Missouri

Toxic Stress in Children Implications for health through the life course July 27, 2016 10 am—2 pm First State Community Bank, Community Room 300 Diego Ct, Columbia, MO 65203 Agenda 10:00 am         Introductions 10:15 am         Toxic Stress in Children Implications for health through the life course, Kenneth Haller, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University […]

15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Resources for hospitals and clinics to collect sexual orientation and gender identity demographic data

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri has worked with Missouri Hospital Association, the Hospital Industry Data Institute, the Missouri Primary Care Association, PROMO, and Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) of PROMO Fund to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around […]

15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

All Missourians should have the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of income, education, ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ability, and any other aspect of a person’s identity. Health starts in our communities — where we live, learn, work, […]

07 June 2016 ~ 0 Comments

2016 Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference Friday, April 29, 2016 Courtyard by Marriott • Columbia, Missouri Conference Brochure Speaker Bios The Center for Health Policy’s health equity conference will take place on April 29, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, MO. This year’s objectives are to review the root […]

04 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

An Evening with Tim Wise

An Evening with Tim Wise Challenging the Culture of Cruelty: Understanding and Defeating Race and Class Inequity in America March 8, 2016 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Jesse Auditorium, South 9th Street, University of Missouri, Columbia Book signing immediately following keynote. Free and open to the public. No tickets required. The Center for Health Policy is holding […]

13 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

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

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference Friday, April 29, 2016 Courtyard by Marriott • Columbia, Missouri Register Now! Learning Objectives: Assess current efforts that address health disparities in Missouri and develop strategies to meet specific patient/client needs. 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 […]

13 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

National Minority Health Month – Missouri Latino Health Survey

As we celebrate National Minority Health Month in April, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity. MOHEC has worked the past couple of years to better understand Latino immigrants’ perspective on: 1) the process they […]

30 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Summary

(Intro Music) Amy: Many people have heard the term LGBTQ, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Questioning people. Today we’re hopeful to shed light on the T in LGBTQ. Little is really known about the T part. Which stands for transgender, or people who identify with another gender versus the biological sex to […]

09 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

MOHEC Celebrates Black History Month and Its Commitment to Health Equity

Persistent health disparities that exist between White and Black Americans are among the significant challenges facing public health today. As we celebrate Black History Month, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness of the disparities and the present initiatives promoting health equity. Black Americans have greater difficulty accessing health care services and […]