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The Devastating Impacts of State-led Abortion Bans

On September 28, 2022, I had the pleasure of delivering a roundtable discussion at The Uplift Connection’s 2022 Maternal and Infant Health Convening on the devastating impacts of state-led abortion bans. Factors were mapped using the socio-ecological model, included below, along with a list of references. I’m hopeful this post may spur greater research, especially […]

Medicaid Expansion Advocate Discusses Implementation Updates

KSMU | By Erika Brame, published September 7, 2021 at 6:53 PM This week, Erika Brame host of Making Democracy Work, a program of the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri on KSMU NPR, speaks with Andrew Shaughnessy, Owner and Principal of Limitless Horizons who served as Coalition Director in support of Medicaid expansion. Shaughnessy returns […]

Assessing and Exploring the Strengths and Limitations of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Employee Health and Well-being Program

Exploring and refining our understanding of models that positively impact the health and well-being of the healthcare workforce is critical now more than ever. In order to advance the health and well-being of this workforce, it is essential to develop an understanding of the Culture of Health model for shaping an employee health and well-being […]

Missourians vote YES to expand Medicaid!

With 53% of the vote, Missourians have chosen to say YES on Amendment 2 to expand Medicaid. Missouri joins a growing list of states, including Oklahoma, that have expanded Medicaid through ballot initiative. Though we have voted in favor tonight, Medicaid expansion will not be fully implemented until 2021. Having worked on the Yes on […]

Building power to expand Medicaid in Missouri

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, I have been on the frontlines advocating for its implementation in Missouri. From the rollout of Navigator and Assister funding (both Federal and private) that allowed organizations to assist Missourians in enrolling in affordable care coverage, and which gave me the opportunity to manage several […]