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.
WashU 2023 graduate & center collaborator authors paper on young people who experience violent injury
2023 dual master’s degree awardee, Zoe Miller discusses her work with the Public Health Data & Training Center and the Life Outside of Violence Program.
Institute for Public Health adds co- and associate director roles
The Institute for Public Health continues to evolve with the addition of a few leadership positions at three of its centers.
Regional sexual health data platform to track rising cases of sexually transmitted infections
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.
Data Infrastructure Part III – Data sharing in the era of COVID-19: Transforming public health
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 […]
COVID-19: What the Public Health Data & Training Center is reading
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 […]
Next steps in sexual health
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 […]