Staggering rates of suicide among St. Louis County youth
According to estimates on suicide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2020, approximately 1.2M Americans attempted suicide, and nearly 46,000 succumbed to suicide. Indeed, it is no consequence that suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S. Here in St. Louis County, youth are […]
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.