Bailey Aaron I am very excited to be part of the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program as I have a deep interest in and passion for global medicine. This summer I am looking forward to contributing to the research of ETEC bacteria, a group of pathogens responsible for causing severe diarrhea, prevalent in […]
Institute for Public Health Welcomes 2019 Summer Research Program Cohorts Program includes various seminars open to the public Summer at Washington University in St. Louis means the Institute for Public Health welcomes selected students from diverse universities across the world, to participate in its popular, informative and collaborative Summer Research Program. Presented annually, the Summer […]
By Brianna Cusanno, 2015 Summer Research Program Participant Reflecting on the course my life has taken since I participated in the Institute of Public Health’s Summer Research Program, I realize that I now find myself in a position I never would have anticipated two years ago. I knew in June of 2015 that I wanted […]
By Caila Brander, 2013 Summer Research Program participant and Policy Fellow at the National Women’s Health Network From Haiti to the Hill: Unveiling the Faces Behind the Data Points Much has changed since I participated in the Summer Research Program’s inaugural summer four years ago. For one, my commute looks a lot different now. Instead […]
By Amanda Lee, MPH, Public Health Research Coordinator, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 2015 Summer Research Program Participant When I started the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program in 2015, I had never worked in public health research before. As an undergraduate, I worked in biology labs and as a public health […]
By Biva Rajbhandari, 2016 Summer Research Program participant I have always been passionate about global health and the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program gave me the opportunity to build my skill set and knowledge for a career in global health. My summer project was to investigate the perceived health risks and safety of […]
By Suraj Arshanapally, 2016 Summer Research Program participant Last summer, I was enrolled in the 2016 Institute of Public Health Summer Research Program cohort. I had the opportunity to learn from two incredible mentors, Dr. Kathleen Bucholz and Dr. Kimberly Werner, within the Department of Psychiatry. As a research intern, I investigated the association between […]
Community engagement involves conversations, sharing of insights and diverse perspectives that allow consensual problem identification among defined constituencies. Advocacy for identified issues is achieved through coalition and consensus building, constituency and community outreach and networking, communication including negotiation, grassroots organizing, as well as efforts related to organizational development (Adler & Goggin, 2016; Zakus & Lysack, […]
By Maria Ruiz, Washington University in St. Louis ’17, 2014 Summer Research Program Participant During the summer of January 2014, just after my first year of college, I had the opportunity to participate in the Institute of Public Health’s Summer Research Program. I conducted women’s reproductive health research in a molecular microbiology laboratory at Washington […]
By Nicole Cousins, 2016 Summer Research Program participant I had the pleasure of participating in the 2016 Institute for Public Health Summer Research program and reflecting back as a third year medical student beginning the clinical training of my education, I value now more than ever my participation in the program. For me, one of […]
By Charmayne Cooley, 2015 Summer Research Program participant I distinctly remember taking a break from data entry while on a tile balcony in Cap-Haïtien to check my email and seeing the announcement that the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical program I was enrolled in at Washington University in St. Louis had entered into linkage partnerships with a few […]
An amazing summer spent at the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program by Lingzi Luo MSW, MPH, Clinic Research Coordinator at Washington University School of Medicine Alumnae of the Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Track Growing up in a big city with more than 10 million people and getting my undergraduate degree […]
By Jeffrey Lee, Washington University in St. Louis MPH 2017, MEng Candidate, 2015 Summer Research Program participant It’s human counterpart, often called the stomach flu, accounts for a significant amount of morbidity worldwide and presents with a range of symptoms, most noticeably with vomiting and diarrhea. Human norovirus has been hard to grow in lab settings […]