07 August 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Conference Objectives: Assess current efforts that address health disparities in Missouri and develop strategies to meet specific population needs. Identify strategies to build inclusive communities, schools and health care systems. Connect people and solutions to explore health equity strategies and successful models for addressing social determinants of health. Morning Keynote Speakers: Title: Health Equity and Ecosystems: Stretching Beyond […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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05 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Slides from the African American & Hispanic Health Equity Forum

The databooks are available from: http://www.mffh.org/content/405/health-equity.aspx. Presentations from the African American & Hispanic Health Equity Forum: Ryan Barker, Missouri Foundation for Health, Databook Release Shannon Canfield, University of Missouri Center for Health Policy, Qualitative overview Cynthia Dean, Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium, Fatherhood First Katherine Mathews, Casa de Salud, Slides Jason Purnell, Brown School and Institute […]

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15 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Upcoming Health Equity Meetings in Missouri

Regional Meetings Health begins where we live, learn, work, worship and play. Join MOHEC and its partners as we discuss new data and strategies on ways to achieve good health for all Missourians. Contact Shannon Canfield at 573-882-5660 or canfieldsm@health.missouri.edu for details or if you are interested in presenting or highlighting your community’s health equity […]

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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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15 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: The story of U. S. health expenditures

On December 8, 2011, Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, a professor of public health at Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute, wrote an interesting editorial. In the editorial, she discussed findings from a recent study comparing United States health expenditures to those of other countries. While not a health disparities editorial, it is highly relevant. Most people interested […]

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14 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

The Twin Epidemics of Poverty and Diabetes: Understanding Diabetes Disparities in a Low-Income Latino and Immigrant Neighborhood

Through a combination of mixed research methods, which included surveys and focus groups, the authors examine the social determinants of health that impact the high risk and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in low income Latino immigrants in the United States. In you are interested in the topic, please see the link below: Claudia Chaufan […]

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