Pulse – Gateway to Hope

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Washington University Institute for Public Health is credited with launching the first program of its kind in the nation that includes three research institutions and four hospitals to end the cycle of violence. Find out how the program works and how you can get involved.

A local non-profit called Gateway to Hope is helping patients diagnosed with breast cancer face the disease and focus on healing. Learn about the resources the organization offers and who is eligible to participate in the program.


  • Kateri Chapman-Kramer, Life Outside of Violence Coordinator
  • Stephanie Harris, LOV Case Manager, Saint Louis University Hospital
  • Jessica Meyers, Coordinator with The St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission
  • Karen Johnson, Gateway To Hope Recipient
  • Karen Morrison, Gateway to Hope Board Member
  • Keri Koehler, GTH Program Director
  • Katie Manga, GTH Executive Director
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