COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: From Development to Distribution

On Friday, January 29, the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network (LSEN) partnered with Black Girls Do STEM to host a roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 vaccination and equitable distribution. The session was moderated by Dan English of Missouri LSEN and Cynthia Chapple of Black Girls Do STEM. The diverse panelists covered topics including how the … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: From Development to Distribution

Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists

Abby Sciuto working the behind the scenes of murder investigations in her fictional crime lab were Cynthia Chapple’s favorite parts of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) television series. Chapple had always been good at math and was inspired to pursue a degree in forensic biology due to “Abby’s” lab work, along with growing up … Continue reading Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists

Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women

As a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC) and attorney, Sue Kendig has combined her passion for public health and the law with her goal of improving health care. A Nurse with a Law Degree Kendig’s nursing career, spanning four decades, has focused on women’s health providing care before, during and between pregnancies, addressing … Continue reading Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women