30 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference: Presentations available

“Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri, One Community at a Time,” was a one-day conference with leading researchers, program planners, health care advocates and more. The conference covered racial and ethnic health disparities, newcomer and immigrant health disparities, health disparities for individuals with mental health conditions and LGBT health disparities. Keynote speakers: […]

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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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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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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Looking at Health Equity in Missouri

A new project summary from the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) has been released, highlighting the findings from MOHEC’s 2010 research. Please see the summary at the following link: Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) 2010

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16 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Advancing Health Care Equity through Improved Data Collection

The authors discuss the importance of appropriate data collection and its impact on”monitoring, identifying, and targeting the underlying causes” of racial and ethnic disparities. The perspective essay is available at the following link: Advancing Health Care Equity through Improved Data Collection Joel S. Weissman, Ph.D., and Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Ph.D. New England  Journal of  Medicine 2011; […]

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure, A Randomized Trial

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Racial disparities in health-related quality of life in a cohort of very-low-birth-weight 2- and 3-year-olds with and without asthma.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Patterns of Caregiving Among Patients Hospitalized With Cardiovascular Disease.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Regional, Geographic, and Racial/Ethnic Variation in Glycemic Control in a National Sample of Veterans With Diabetes.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Practice paper of the american dietetic association: addressing racial and ethnic health disparities.

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