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 […]
By Ying-Chiang Jeffrey Lee, MPH, and Ani Guruaj, Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC) Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, was in St. Louis last week promoting his recently published book, “The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It.” After speaking with a group of WashU students and faculty, […]
Research Assistant Professor, Brown School; Faculty Lead for Data and Methods, Center for Health Economics and Policy
Institute for Public Health and Washington University Join Effort to End AIDS by 2030 St. Louis City and County sign “Fast-Track Cities” Declaration As of Dec. 1, 2019, St. Louis is now one of more than 300 Fast-Track Cities committed to ending HIV/AIDS by the year 2030. The Institute for Public Health and Washington University […]
Community Advocate Works to Amplify Voices of People Living with HIV/AIDS Fast-Track Cities St. Louis just celebrated its first anniversary as one of 300+ cities around the world working to end HIV/AIDS by the year 2030. One year ago, on “World AIDS Day” (12/1), Institute for Public Health leaders joined St. Louis city and county […]
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.
Professor Bob Hansman offers his perspective on gun violence in St. Louis, and the need for better discussions.
Test is faster, simpler than nasal, oral swab tests and enables screening on a massive scale by Julia Evangelou Strait A new saliva test to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been developed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Results from the COVID-19 diagnostic test are available in a few hours and, […]
Larry J. Shapiro Director, Institute for Public Health; Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences; J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine, Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS); Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine
​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 […]
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 […]
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DATA RESOURCES AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Geographic Information Systems at Washington University Center for Administrative Data Research at the Washington University School of Medicine Division of Biostatistics at the Washington University School of Medicine Center for Biomedical Informatics in the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences Research Design & Biostatistics Group in the Institute for Clinical […]
Our resident gardening expert offers some tips for growing your own healthy vegetables in St. Louis.
More than 400 students, faculty scholars, staff, community public health leaders and St. Louis community members attended the 11th annual Institute for Public Health (IPH) Conference...
We spoke with: Daniel Colley, PhD, Professor, University of Georgia and Director, Center for Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Helen Fletcher, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK Christina Stallings, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University Here is what we learned: Where do you […]
The university's employee wellness manager offers some simple steps and real-world solutions for establishing and maintaining your personal goals.
By Richard A. Grucza, PhD, MPE, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine My colleagues and I have long been interested in policies that restrict young peoples’ legal access to alcohol and tobacco. We’ve learned that restricting drinking or smoking during the teen years has long term benefits such as preventing addiction to these substances […]
Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished InCEES Career Development Associate Professor, School of Engineering & Applied Science; Director, Washington University Climate Change Program
Reflections on “When I’m 64” Written by Donna Springer, STL Village Member & 2021 When I’m 64 Student   Recently, STL Village class members, along with Washington University students, completed an on-line Lifespan Calculator. The theme of the class, on the third week of the fourteen-week “When I’m 64” course, was “Your Health.” The Lifespan […]
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 […]
WashU senior Sabrina Wang, a double-major in neuroscience and international affairs, recently sat down for a personal interview with Suerie Moon, MPA, PhD, research director and co-chair for the Forum on Global Governance for Health at Harvard Global Health Institute. As part of Washington University’s Global Health Center Visiting Speaker’s Series and the Center for Health Economics and […]
The manager of trauma services at St. Louis Children's Hospital recently went to this Brady Campaign and American Public Health Association Summit in Washington, DC.
One of the most positive features of the current era of HIV, particularly in the Western world, is the fact that patients are aging successfully. In the 1980s, when the disease was first recognized, the average survival after someone was given a diagnosis of AIDS was approximately two years; indeed, on average, the interval between […]
WashU Medicine spearheads collaboration to install radiation machine in Guatemala
By: Lauren Jennings, B.S. Candidate, University of Kansas Participant, 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Abbreviated Track SPRITE Scholar The topic of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance has become a key buzzword in science, politics, policy and public health. Think back to the last time you had typical cold-like symptoms, an annoying […]
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 […]