Category Health

Missouri’s Children Face a Health Insurance Crisis

Nationwide health insurance enrollment declines are across the board for children. Data collected through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Georgetown University indicates that more than 4 million children have become unenrolled in critical health insurance coverage since 2016 (1). Disappointingly, Missouri is no 1. with a 15.1 percent decline in children enrolled […]

Academic & Research Ethics Certificate Obtained

Ethical academic and research practices are the cornerstones of responsible practitioners of public health. Thankful to be provided such an incredible opportunity to learn from The Johns Hopkins University through their certificate program on responsible conduct of research from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Value of a Thought Partner

A thought partner can be any individual sharing their knowledge or experience with other individuals in order to help them navigate a complex problem or issue.  You may think that this sounds a lot like advice or getting someone’s opinion on a matter, however, thought partners bring positive benefits to themselves and to the people […]

Mental and Behavioral Health Grant Reviewer for Health Forward Foundation

Thrilled to receive an invitation from the Health Forward Foundation to become one of ten external grant reviewers for Foundation’s next round of mental and behavioral health funding for 2019-2020. This will be my first opportunity to be providing expert programmatic recommendations to the Health Forward Foundation for funding under this stream. Health Forward Foundation […]

Grant Reviewing for St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund’s 2020-22 Cycle

This year, the St. Louis County Children Service Fund (CSF) will be issuing a request for proposals for their 2020-2022 Core funding opportunity. A review panel of ten individuals, including myself, will review and provide expert recommendations to St. Louis County CSF for 2020-2022 funding. Already, St. Louis County CSF currently funds critical work that […]