On Relationships and Public Health

February 26, 2015

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 […]

March 12

Community Action Forum: Investing in early childhood

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Parents as Teachers – 2228 Ball Dr.
Katie Plax looks over papers with Adam Kepka

Getting to Know the SPOT

February 6, 2015
CCHP members look at a presentation slide in a conference room

Fostering Connections among HIV/AIDS Workers in the St. Louis Region

December 9, 2014

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.

Mar. 20 - Mar. 22

Healthcare Hackathon

Cambridge Innovation Center

Summer Health Career and Engineering Camp

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.


Partnerships to Tackle Breast Cancer Disparities in St. Louis

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.

Open Streets initiatives — the opening of streets normally reserved for vehicle traffic to temporarily allow cycling, walking, dancing and socializing.

Toolkit Helps to Evaluate Open Streets Initiatives

Researchers at Washington University have created a toolkit to help communities and organizers measure their positive impact of Open Streets initiatives.


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.