2015 Kopolow and Friedman Award Winners

April 28, 2015

On April 22, 2015, the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University recognized three individuals for their service to older adults in St. Louis at the center’s annual lecture.

April 30

Congrats to Winners of Global Health & Infectious Disease Presentation Awards

April 21, 2015

A number of participants in the 2015 Global Health & Infectious Disease Symposium and Conference on April 9 & 10 received awards for their outstanding work.

April 30

Health Care Reform 2.0: Beyond the Affordable Care Act

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
FLTC, Connor Auditorium, Medical Campus
May 01

Approaches to Impact Evaluations of Engineering Interventions Designed to Improve Health

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Whitaker Hall, Rm. 100, Danforth Campus

Creating Economic Opportunity in St. Louis

April 8, 2015

Last year, the For the Sake of All project team released a series of policy briefs and a report that analyzed the data around health disparities in the St. Louis region and outlined a set of recommendations to help close the gap. This year, the project is focused on ways to implement those recommendations. Discussion […]


The Emperor of All Maladies

April 6, 2015

On Thursday, March 26 our deputy director Graham Colditz, DrPH, MD, MPH was featured along with a panel of experts on Stay Tuned from the Nine Network, for a show about “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.”

May 05

Working in R

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Olin Library, Arc Lab, Danforth Campus


April 3, 2015

Launch Event for Gun Violence Initiative

April 1, 2015

On April 21, 2015, under the leadership of the Institute of Public Health and the Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis will begin a yearlong look at one of our greatest public health challenges: death and injury as a result of gun violence. This is the first of three events intended to better understand and raise awareness of the issues, identify gaps in available data and research and explore ways that Washington University could help address those gaps.


Unearthing the Potential of Soil Bacteria

March 30, 2015

This month the Institute spoke with scholar Gautam Dantas, associate professor of pathology and immunology, and biomedical engineering, in the School of Medicine. Can you describe what you mean by “soil bacteria,” and some of the things you’ve discovered that make soil bacteria different from other bacteria? Drug-resistant bacteria represent a major public health threat. […]


Seigle Suite Sneak Peek

March 24, 2015

We recently had an opportunity to visit the construction site for Hillman Hall, the new Brown School building on the university’s Danforth Campus that will include the Seigle Suite for Public Health.

May 15

Health & Retirement Study Data Interest Group

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Taylor Avenue Bldg., Rm. 2131, Medical Campus

Aging with HIV

March 19, 2015