Missouri School of Journalism to Offer Graduate Dual-Degree Program With MU Master of Public Health Program

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 28, 2010) — A new dual-degree master’s program in journalism and public health will open career opportunities for students interested in risk communications and public health information in the public or private sectors. Offered by the Missouri School of Journalism and University of Missouri Master of Public Health Program, enrolled students will … Continued

African-American Children from Low-Income Families Want to Engage in Healthy Behaviors, Research Indicates

Results of an Undergraduate Study to Be Presented at Upcoming CDC Conference in Atlanta Columbia, Mo. (July 28, 2010) — Low-income African-American children living in public housing would like to be encouraged to engage in healthy behaviors by parents and friends, according to a spring 2010 research project conducted by Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate … Continued

Magazine Coverage of ADD and ADHD Has Been Largely Informative and Fair, Missouri Journalism Researchers Find

Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2010) — Magazine coverage of Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has been largely informative and fair, though some articles have stigmatized those with the disorder, Missouri School of Journalism researchers found in one of the first studies of how the media portray ADD/ADHD. ADD and ADHD are the … Continued

Upcoming Lecture to Discuss How to Communicate Science, Health and Medicine

Focus Is on Protecting Lives and Improving People’s Health and Well-being Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2010) — Every day, organizations, companies and agencies are trying to reach people with messages and information related to health – from ways to stay healthy to new advances in science and medicine. In today’s complex world, it can be … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Shares Grant to Improve Missouri’s Health Literacy

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2007) — The Missouri School of Journalism is part of a $726,784 grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health to build an infrastructure that will become an interactive and comprehensive health literacy resource throughout the state. The award was given in conjuction with the MU Center for Health Policy. The grant … Continued

Foundations Support Launch of Midwest Health Journalism Program

Training Program to Be Based at the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia Mo. (May 31, 2007) — A consortium of six health foundations in Kansas and Missouri has pledged $724,739 to establish the Midwest Health Journalism Program, an annual fellowship program for reporters and editors from both states. The program involves a cooperative effort among … Continued

Three Missouri Students Receive Health Journalism Fellowships

Columbia, Mo. (April 19, 2007) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students had a unique opportunity to network with practicing health care journalists and learn about trends in the industry thanks to the 2007 AHCJ Missouri Health Journalism Fellowships from the Association of Health Care Journalists. Master’s student Traci Angel, senior Jamie Greber and junior … Continued