The power of data has long been a cornerstone of public health efforts to prevent disease, promote health and inform equitable policies and programs. Our Public Health Data & Training Center works across disciplines and with community partners to promote actionable and effective uses of data to advance population health.
The Institute’s Data Center is collaborating on the creation of a regional sexual health data platform that will help local health leaders track sexually transmitted infections in our region.
What began as a sociology major turned into a career as a data engineer. Read about the career trajectory of one student who began his path at the Institute for Public Health.
The Institute for Public Health continues its mission as a connector, convener and catalyst for public health solutions by adding new staff.
Written by Randi E. Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA, FAMIA, director of the Public Health Data & Training Center at the Institute for Public Health; director of the Center for Population Health Informatics at the Institute for Informatics; Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences; and, Professor of Public Health at the Brown […]
As part of its effort to create opportunities to share important public health information with the community, the Public Health Data and Training Center at the Institute for Public Health shares the following articles and books during this period of COVID-19 virus and sheltering at home. Here’s what we’re reading. We hope you find these […]
Sexual health is now a regional priority for St. Louis, as identified by the regional coalition, St. Louis Partnership for a Healthy Community. Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to increase in St. Louis as well as nationally, while public health funding continues to decline. Missouri’s congenital syphilis rates have increased 218 percent (from […]