Drake named associate director of cancer health equity

Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH, associate professor of surgery in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named associate director of cancer health equity for Siteman Cancer Center. In this newly formed position, Drake will oversee Siteman’s community outreach and engagement and will work to promote […]

Improving health insurance literacy aids Missourians’ ACA enrollment

Community outreach and educational support for navigating health insurance options available in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace are crucial for helping people choose the best plan based on their individual needs, according to researchers, health policy experts and community partners across Missouri – one of 19 states that hasn’t expanded Medicaid eligibility. Such efforts […]

New Resource – 8ight Ways to a Healthier Weight & Lower Risk of Cancer

Latest addition to the 8IGHT WAYS® health series offers simple, evidence-based tips for keeping weight in check Siteman Cancer Center, based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has launched a new public resource, “8ight Ways to a Healthier Weight and Lower Risk of Cancer.” This evidence-based guide is free […]