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The HCRL is founded at St. Louis University with four staff and three projects.
HCRL launches CDC-funded Eliminating Health Disparities fellowship program.
- First edition of Tailoring Health Messages published. Book on Amazon
- The ABC Immunization Calendar reaches thousands of families in St. Louis.
HCRL selected as one of two Centers of Excellence at Saint Louis University.
The National Cancer Institute designates the HCRL as a Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research.
CDC selects the HCRL selected to join its Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network
“Cultural appropriateness” paper published in Health Education and Behavior. It will become the journal’s second most cited paper 2000-2010.
The Ozioma News Service is created for Black newspapers. oziomanews.org
The NCI renews the HCRL’s designation as a Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research for another 5 years.
The HCRL moves to Washington University in St. Louis.
The HCRL introduces its MIYO (Make It Your Own) system for creating health messages and platforms.
“Rethinking the dissemination challenge” is published in the American Journal of Public Health, laying out the HCRL vision for translating science into practice.
LocalHealthData.org/OziomaOnline wins Health 2.0 Developers Award from NCI.
The “Living Proof” app for iPhone and iPad is launched, providing access to the videotaped stories of breast cancer survivors.
MIYO 2.0 is developed, allowing users to see their products as they are being created.
The Milbank Quarterly publishes the HCRL’s recommendations on extending the reach of the Affordable Care Act, drawing on 17 years of original studies.
2-1-1 Counts launched