Public health at Washington University in St. Louis is continually in motion. Stay up to date on the latest public health news and developments.
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.
A number of participants in the 2015 Global Health & Infectious Disease Symposium and Conference on April 9 & 10 received awards for their outstanding work.
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.
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.
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.