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on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. Posted in Going Beyond


A spark to set real change and opportunity in motion.


"African Americans bear a considerable burden of disease, disability and death in the St. Louis region,” Purnell says. “The goal with this project is to produce a series of policy briefs and a report that will identify the issues and offer real solutions.”


Chris Krehmeyer with Jason Q. Purnell, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School and lead researcher on the project, "For the Sake of All".


A deeper conversation about, "For the Sake of All" which focuses on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis. It is a new comprehensive, multi-disciplinary study funded by the Missouri Foundation for Health and includes faculty from Washington University in St. Louis and from Saint Louis University.


The Institute for Public Health, the Brown School’s Policy Forum, the St. Louis American and the St. Louis Beacon are partners as well.


Visit forthesakeofall.org for more details and to read and comment on the briefs as they are released.

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