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.
One of the most positive features of the current era of HIV, particularly in the Western world, is the fact that patients are aging successfully. In the 1980s, when the disease was first recognized, the average survival after someone was given a diagnosis of AIDS was approximately two years; indeed, on average, the interval between […]
Nancy Morrow-Howell, the director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, was recently profiled in the Washington University Record, and discussed her work in aging research, the impact of the field, her background, and her current perspectives.
Studies have shown that efforts to improve malnutrition in resource-poor areas can be impacted by water quality and hygiene conditions. In Haiti, only one in five people have access to a sanitary toilet, and more than 40% lack access to clean water.
Authored by faculty expert Daniel Theodoro, MD, MSCI, assistant professor in emergency medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine Infection prevention and aviation may seem like an odd couple to scientists who study germ theory and the ecology of biofilm on medical devices, but in clinical practice lessons from the flight deck may prove […]