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