Centene Corporation, a Fortune 50 Company, is a diversified, multinational healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government-sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Centene operates local health plans and oversees a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management services, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy, and telehealth services.
Founded in 1853, Washington University in St. Louis is among the world’s leaders in teaching and research with highly ranked schools of social work, medicine, business, and law. The university draws students and faculty from all 50 states and approximately 130 nations and is the third largest employer in St. Louis with 15,000 employees across the university.
The Center partners with the Social Policy Institute (SPI) and the Health Communications Research Lab (HCRL) at Washington University, with the administrative hub of the center located within the Social Policy Institute (SPI). SPI inspires policy change by sharing research findings and promising solutions with policymakers around the world with the goal that all people have equitable access to social and economic opportunities. The Health Communications Research Lab seeks to eliminate health disparities by increasing the reach and effectiveness of health information to low-income and minority populations.
Duke is ranked among the world’s best universities with 12 schools and institutes that provide a world-class educational foundation for almost 15,000 students. Duke has also established an international footprint with the addition of a campus in Kunshan, China in 2014. Duke is home to the Center for Advanced Hindsight, the home to more than 100 behavioral scientists, Ph.D. students, post-doctorates, interns, and volunteers who undertake behavioral science research in health, economics, and more.