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The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. The Cure For Pandemic Loneliness? Friends Of A Different Generation. Washington Post | 6/03/21 Research by Nancy Morrow-Howell PhD, MSW is mentioned here illustrating the many benefits of intergenerational friendships and volunteering in older age. Covid Surge In North Missouri Creates Worries […]
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 […]
Just a year ago, most Americans devoted little time and attention to the question of pharmaceutical pricing.
Embed from Getty Images By Jeff Brandt, MSW ’20, and the J. Benjamin Miller Masters Research Fellow in Aging; Recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Student Award for Social Work Leaders in Healthcare American consumers tend to hold some misconceptions when it comes to long-term care. Think Medicare will cover the cost of a nursing home? […]
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.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
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 […]
The Institute for Public Health will award $15,000 to Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD, in Washington University’s Department of Psychiatry, to support her project “Examination of the role of social media on substance use and violence behaviors.”
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
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? […]
Public health professionals should investigate ways to utilize social media to get important messages to young people.
How do we use what we already know to make the goal of the 2016 "Cancer Moonshot" initiative a reality?
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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
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! […]
The project involved a partnership with the St. Louis City Department of Health that used a novel approach to gather population-level data for an obesity surveillance program.
Written by Arielle Smith, BA candidate in Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program If the podcasts you listen to are anything like those that I enjoy, you must be hearing a lot of advertisements for online counseling services like BetterHelp. […]
The Institute for Public Health has awarded Public Health-Cubed grants of $15,000 to eight projects this fall.