Falls are a serious health risk for older adults. The Participation, Environment, and Performance Laboratory works to lessen the risk and incidence of falls, allowing older adults to successfully “age in place” in their own homes.
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 […]
Several years later, I am still disappointed by how my brief interaction with a talented young man at one of St. Louis’s most challenged high schools ended. I heard him speak passionately of his career plans at a meeting on tackling high school dropout in our region. After the meeting was over, I gave him […]
On December 2, 2014, the Center for Community Health & Partnerships at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis convened a meeting to bring together community groups and university researchers working in HIV/AIDS.
The inaugural Summer Health Career and Engineering Camp took place at Westside Missionary Baptist Church in partnership with Multicultural Educational Programs, Inc., the St. Louis NAACP, and a number of Washington University units.
Specialists are working to improve breast cancer care for African-American women living in North St. Louis City, where death rates from breast cancer are disproportionately high.