Last year, the For the Sake of All project team released a series of policy briefs and a report that analyzed the data around health disparities in the St. Louis region and outlined a set of recommendations to help close the gap. This year, the project is focused on ways to implement those recommendations. Discussion […]
Several years later, I am still disappointed by how my brief interaction with a talented young man at one of St. Louis’s most challenged high schools ended. I heard him speak passionately of his career plans at a meeting on tackling high school dropout in our region. After the meeting was over, I gave him […]
On December 2, 2014, the Center for Community Health & Partnerships at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis convened a meeting to bring together community groups and university researchers working in HIV/AIDS.
The inaugural Summer Health Career and Engineering Camp took place at Westside Missionary Baptist Church in partnership with Multicultural Educational Programs, Inc., the St. Louis NAACP, and a number of Washington University units.
Specialists are working to improve breast cancer care for African-American women living in North St. Louis City, where death rates from breast cancer are disproportionately high.
For the Sake of All: A multidisciplinary study on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary study titled For the Sake of All focuses on the health and well-being of African-Americans in St. Louis.