The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. Can’t Smell Or Taste After Covid-19? ‘Olfactory Training’ Could Help CTV News | 5/13/21 Dr. Jay Piccirillo describes olfactory training for those experiencing a long term loss of smell or taste due to COVID-19. St. Louis Parents Weigh Vaccinating Young Teens Following […]
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The legalization of marijuana has become a trend in various states across the United States. As a result of looser marijuana policies, a whole new market for recreational marijuana retailers has developed in legalized states. The authors of this study sought to examine the online marijuana marketing practices on Weedmaps, a popular website for retailers. […]
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
The intimate relationships I developed with West African women offered me a nuanced perspective on how immigrant women use the public health system in Paris and allowed me to grasp the layers of meanings that inform reproductive health decisions.
Just a year ago, most Americans devoted little time and attention to the question of pharmaceutical pricing.
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration RUMI KATO PRICE, PhD, MPE Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine Faculty Scholar, Institute for Public Health Scholar, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences Bio: Dr. Rumi Kato Price is a professor of psychiatry and a psychiatric epidemiologist who brings her expertise to bear on a range of research […]
by Kara Lubischer, MUPPD, Community Development Specialist, University of Missouri Extension; and Leslie Bertsch, MS, MPH, RD,  Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension The HEAL initiative is working to reduce obesity in the City of St. Louis by increasing access to healthier foods. The Problem How close do you live to the nearest grocery store? […]
This article was originally published by the Source.  One of the health care issues about which seemingly all Americans agree: Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed. And they keep going higher. How do Americans get better value for their health care dollars? One answer may be novel pricing models that more closely link a drug’s price […]
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has celebrated National Nutrition Month® since 1980. Themes have ranged from Food Fads Fool to Step Up to Get Your Plate in Shape. The goal each year includes increasing awareness of the importance of nutrition. Even though National Nutrition Month® is coming to a close, the key points of […]
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Research Assistant Professor, Brown School
Gun violence is the number one issue this community faces today. Too many people are dying.
by Keith G. Taylor of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis FRED® is a web-based aggregator of economic and social science time series data operated by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which provides a set of tools to find, download, analyze, visualize, and otherwise understand these data. Let’s deconstruct that statement. FRED is free! […]
Research Team Uses Economics Tool to Measure Racial Inequities in Virus Testing By Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Almost every health official, physician or researcher you speak with will agree: COVID-19 testing among every population is essential for informing virus detection, self-isolation, and prevention of onward transmission. Racial disparities related to the COVID-19 epidemic […]
By Stephanie Herbers, Center Manager, Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health and Sarah Harty, Masters Research Fellow in Aging, Brown School Dread the thought of talking about politics at your upcoming holiday events with family? Consider using the time to talk about preferences for end-of-life instead. According to a national survey […]
NATIONAL REseaRCH RESOURCES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Publishes “Sexual Violence on Campus: A Summary of CDC Activities” and “Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention.” National Sexual Violence Resource Center | The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response […]
  by Emily Saxon, Michigan State University 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track   My research in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track, has been with Dr. Rumi Kato Price, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, as I assist her […]
When I am asked to speak to the general public about the emerging role of informatics, I often start with an unusual example: buying an airline ticket. If I were to talk to an airline representative at an airport anywhere in the world, or make a call to a customer service representative, or access a […]