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, […]

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29 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

TransParent Podcasts (Transgender and Gender Independent Youth)

MOHEC partnered with TransParent to provide the parents’ perspective of how families living with gender non-confirming youth adapt over time. TransParent is a St. Louis based organization dedicated to providing compassionate support and resources to parents and caregivers raising a gender independent child. Listen to the love, hopes, and fears of these parents of transgender […]

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22 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative, Center for Health Policy and the  University of Missouri School of Medicine are pleased to organize the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)  health educational session on Friday, April 25, 2014. Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health “Are You Married?” 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 Bryant Auditorium, M105 […]

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19 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference, April 25, 2014, Columbia, Missouri

Register now! Brochure/Final Program The Center for Health Policy and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative are hosting the Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities conference Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Standard Time) in Columbia, Missouri. This conference will raise participants’ awareness of health disparities, analyze the root causes of those […]

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29 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Talk it Out with your Doc (LGBT Health Literacy)

Want to know how to better interact with your doctors, nurses, and their office staff? Unsure of how to determine if your doctor’s office is a safe and accepting space? Wondering how to find a provider who is LGBT friendly? We’ll be providing information and real world examples of how to find a doctor you’re […]

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03 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

RESCHEDULED!!! ‘Talk it Out with your Doc’ rescheduled for January 18, 2014

Due to severe weather and icy road conditions we are canceling tomorrow’s Talk it OUT with your Doc meeting. We apologize for this change, but it’s a decision we had to make to keep everyone safe — and healthy. Don’t worry though. We’re moving the date to Saturday, January 18, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […]

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16 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

LGBT Health Disparities

From the Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities conference, a panel on LGBT Health Disparities. With Bill Snook, MS, MEd, Sherrill Wayland, MSW, and Jane McElroy and Kevin Everett, PhD

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09 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Still time to sign up for the Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities conference!!

“Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri, One Community at a Time” DATE: Friday, April 27, 2012 | TIME: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOCATION: Garden Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia, MO Join us this spring for “Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri, One Community at a […]

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13 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act and LGBT Americans

A new federal fact sheet now outlines how LGBT Americans will have better access to stable, affordable health insurance and high quality health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more…

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04 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Save the Date: Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri One Community at a time!

The “Healthy Lives- Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri One Community at a time” conference will take place on April 27, 2012, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Thomas LaVeist from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, one o the most known health disparities researchers […]

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