Healthier Missouri Communities (Healthier MO): 2010-2014

Project Dates: 2010-2014

Healthier Missouri Communities (Healthier MO) was a community-based research project conducted by the Prevention Research Center in St. Louis (PRC-StL) and community partners from 12 counties in rural southeast Missouri.

The primary goal of Healthier MO was to increase the dissemination of evidence-based interventions to improve physical activity and healthy eating at the local level in areas with high chronic disease disparities using a Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach.

Project Contact

Ellen Barnidge:

Project Staff

Beth Baker, PhD; Ross Brownson, PhD; Ellen Barnidge, PhD; Amy Estlund, MPH; Pamela Hipp, MPH; Freda Motton

Related Resources


Baker, B. Healthier MO: From Local Programs to Regional Policy and Environmental Change. Healthier MO Training, April 26-27, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri.