Robert Joiner


I'm a journalist with extensive background and experience in covering health issues as a general assignment reporter, columnist, editorial writer, and, more recently, as a member of an online publication.


<p>Meet Bill, and learn how a typical St. Louisan's life and health depend on -- and affect -- his neighborhood and the overall welfare of the region.</p>

<p>Robert Joiner examines health-care disparities that persist in the St. Louis area, despite the fact that the region is blessed with some of the finest medical facilities in the world.</p>

<p>I write about health issues for the St. Louis Beacon. My challenge is to convince diverse groups to engage in constructive dialogue about tackling health care access, disparities and costs.I'm sure we all are wrestling with variations of this challenge. The biggest problem, as I see it, is that t