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 […]

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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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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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14 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in tobacco use-related surveillance and epidemiological research.

The authors of this study, published in the Journal of LGBT Health Research, recommned that all research on tobacco use should incorporate information about sexual orientation and gender identity.The article is also a great review of the research related to smoking in the LGBT population and the complex reasons that make this population have a […]

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01 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Report urges US government to systematically collect demographic data on LGBT people.

The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Building a Foundation for Better Understanding Institute of Medicine (IOM), March 2011 See the report on the IOM website at : http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2011/The-Health-of-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-Transgender-People/Report-Brief.aspx

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