The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. Lost Taste And Smell From COVID-19? A New Cookbook Aims To Help ABC News | 4/17/21 A new cookbook could aid those who’ve lost taste and smell to COVID-19. Dr. Jay Piccirillo’s  study on these side effects is mentioned for here. Autoimmune-disease […]
After a decade of use, the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS) standards have been updated and revised. The new standards are about more than language and communication!
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine
Since August 2017, over 900,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, establishing the largest single refugee camp in the world. Nearly 50% are adolescents (ages 10-18 years) and the majority is female.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
According to research by AARP Public Policy Institute, there were approximately 792,000 caregivers in Missouri in 2013 providing unpaid care for an adult, valued at an estimated $8 billion.
Center for Health Economics and Policy Presents First Annual “Outcomes and Health Services Research Development Workshop: Applying Health Economics and Policy Tools”
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. […]
Keynote speaker for Friedman Lecture & Awards says it’s time to rethink our vision of getting older Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health   Joe Coughlin, the keynote speaker for this year’s Friedman Lecture & Awards, knows all about issues in aging, how to grab opportunities and ways to circumvent the challenges of […]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, as well as the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, with over half occurring in developing countries. Specifically, it is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). Not only does T&T have one of the highest breast cancer mortality […]
Blog by Institute for Public Health 2018 Annual Conference Speaker:  Jorge Riopedre, President & CEO, Casa de Salud No sooner is there yet another school shooting, or for that matter a mass shooting of any kind, than the mantra of access to mental health services starts pouring forth from the mouth of politicians and activists. Paul […]
​by Julie Hail Flory, Washington University Public Affairs In the blink of an eye, everything​​ changed for Lonnie and Sandy Phillips. On July 20, 2012, their daughter, Jessica Redfield Ghawi, was one of 12 people killed when a gunman opened fire at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater. With another 70 people in the theater also […]
Enola K. Proctor has spent her academic career focused on one central question: How can we ensure the highest quality of care for all individuals in need? As such, Proctor directs the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the university’s Institute for Public Health, which seeks to ensure that the most effective services are delivered […]
Finding Refuge: Sexual Violence in Forced Displacement & COVID-19 Implications By Madison Calvert, BS Human Physiology ‘21, Boston University Participant, 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Abbreviated Track SPRIGHT Scholar Globally, approximately 79.5 million people are currently forcibly displaced and have fled their homes to escape violence, conflict, or […]
Best of a Bad Situation: Discovering New Interests and Learning New Skills By Mateo Blair, B.A. Candidate in Biochemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, Participant, Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program, Aging and Neurological Disease Track The Covid-19 pandemic has made the past couple of months hectic. before I got news that it would […]
The Community Advisory Board (CAB) is comprised of a diverse group of individuals with strong ties to local communities within the St. Louis region, including surrounding counties. Current CAB Members Judy Bentley, RN, MBA President and CEO, CHIPS Health and Wellness Center  Ms. Judy Bentley is the President and CEO of CHIPS Health and […]
The St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Collaborative has been working to advance the goal of identifying, mapping and coordinating resources in our region as they relate to critical services and programs that support the reduction of gun violence.
The Institute approached a select group of Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference presenters to get their thoughts on the cure/prevention divide, and perhaps a preview of their upcoming talks.
Cultivating an Atmosphere for Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Pushing Personal Boundaries by Lyndsey Armes, BS Candidate, University of Kentucky 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track WOW—I cannot believe that my time here in St. Louis is coming to a close. This summer has been fast-paced, exciting, and informative to say […]
Yards away from some of the best medical facilities in the country, some people have to live in panic over the pursuit of medical services
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Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery and Division Chief, Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health
How do we use what we already know to make the goal of the 2016 "Cancer Moonshot" initiative a reality?