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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Profile of Nancy Morrow-Howell

March 16, 2015

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.