14 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

St. Louis Health Equity Meeting

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Minority Health and Office on Women’s Health are hosting a regional meeting in St Louis focused on promising practices and ways communities are closing health disparities. The event is free and lunch is provided but registration is required. Health […]

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Presentations from the Columbia Regional Meeting

Thank you very much to all the participants at the Mid-Missouri health equity regional meeting that took place  September 11, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri. For those who couldn’t attend the meeting, please find below the slides from each of our great presenters. 1.  Skip the Salt, Help the Heart Presenter: Natalie Hampton Senior Information Specialist, […]

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24 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Health Opportunities and Human Rights

As a teenager I volunteered with a government subsidized food pantry and second-hand store in Jackson, Mississippi.  A thin, older man shuffled into the warehouse wearing tattered clothes and shoes with holes that exposed his sockless feet.  I believed him to be homeless but felt it rude to ask as he gave me a toothless […]

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03 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

All Perspectives Required: Practice Makes Progress

Part III (This is the third installment in Healthier LGBT Populations – A Call for Perspective and Patience. Read Parts I and II.) “While we talk about the importance of practicing evidence-based medicine, the reality is that medical science is still very much an art. This is particularly true when caring for sexual minorities, since […]

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06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Columbia Regional Meeting

Join MOHEC in Columbia on September 11, 2013. The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative is hosting a regional meeting in Columbia focused on promising practices and ways communities are closing health disparities. The event is free and lunch is provided but registration is required. Columbia flyer Columbia, September 11, 2013 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Old […]

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27 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Missouri Health Equity Collaborative team presents at Cambio de Colores

If a family loses almost a third of their wealth, what happens to their health? That question and its answers were discussed at the Twelfth Annual Cambio de Colores Conference in St. Louis. Economist William R. Emmons from the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis confirmed that between 2007 and 2010, the median wealth of […]

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10 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in Southwest Missouri

Southwest Missouri has its own culture and heritage. But how are its residents doing when it comes to access to meaningful health care? How does mental health play a part? These and other topics will be explored at an upcoming MOHEC regional meeting, Building Health Equity in Southwest Missouri on November 15th, from 10 a.m. – […]

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10 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Southeast Missouri Health Equity Meeting Set

What does access to health care look like in Southeast Missouri? How are various groups and populations doing when it comes to mental health? These and other topics will be discussed at an upcoming MOHEC regional meeting, Building Health Equity in Southeast Missouri on November 14th, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Scheduled for Sikeston at […]

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25 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Join MOHEC in St. Louis

Join the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) for a regional discussion on health equity, the social determinants of health and community solutions. Innovative practices and programs will be featured from Greater St. Louis, including speakers Bryan Evans from Mental Health of Eastern Missouri, Peter Holtgrave from The Oasis Institute, and Dr. Will Ross from Washington […]

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28 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Agenda for 9/19 MOHEC Columbia Regional Mtg

Building Health Equity in the Mid-Missouri Region September 19, 2012 | 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. Stotler Lounge, Memorial Student Union University of Missouri, Columbia, MO Overall objective: To share the latest data and best practices aimed at reducing health disparities throughout Missouri. Goals: Share best practices and lessons learned. Allow partners throughout the region […]

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