Carol Daniel, KMOX News Anchor, will help moderate a town hall discussion with:

Brendan Kelly, State’s Attorney, St. Clair County (Violence Prevention)
Dr. Desarie Holmes, Director, Behavioral Health Center, Touchette Regional Hospital (Mental Health)
Dr. Andrew Bland, HSHS Vice President and Chief Quality Officer (Chronic Disease)
Dr. Pamela K. Xaverius, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Saint Louis University (Maternal and Child Health)
Steven H. Lipstein, Chief Executive Officer, BJC HealthCare (Population Health/Quality of Life)

Panel Objectives

At this town hall discussion you will…
1. Learn about the current status of the health priority in the Metro East.
2. Identify existing collaborations that address the health priority, as well as known gaps in collaboration.
3. Identify policies and practices making an impact on the health priority, as well as what could improve.
4. Describe the roles that different sectors of the community – schools, special interest alliances, worksites, faith-based, neighborhoods, communities, health professionals – can play and the concrete steps they can take to address the issue.
5. Understand the viewpoints of different sectors of the community for each health priority.