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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
​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 […]
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 […]
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
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 […]
by Susan Colangelo, founding president of Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective The Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to serving the St. Louis region through inventive, collaborative arts and culture. Members collect local stories, reframe and retell them through art, writing and performance to promote understanding, civic pride, intergenerational relationships […]
Call for Applications! Join the Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC) The Institute for Public Health, Global Health Center is seeking applications from students to join the Global Health Student Advisory Committee for the 2020-2021 academic year. The committee works closely with the Global Health Center on university-wide activities and organizes events and is comprised of […]
We Have a “Lot of Work to Do” toward Sexual Health The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its annual STD Surveillance Report which shows that across the nation, “STDs increased for the fifth consecutive year, reaching an all-time high…with nearly 2.5 million combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.” Washington University in […]
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! […]
Professor Bob Hansman offers his perspective on gun violence in St. Louis, and the need for better discussions.
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 […]
Washington University Physicians and BJC Healthcare have collaborated to create a list of “fast facts” to help you navigate all you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine! This printable document gives information on: The definition of vaccine The latest methods of how COVID-19 vaccines are made What happened in the vaccine trials Potential side […]
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health is developing a global health student advisory committee. The group will work closely with the Center on university-wide activities as well as organize events, such as Global Health Week, a Global Health Case Competition, the annual global health and infectious disease conference, and key global […]
Fostering deeper multidisciplinary research on a local health problem at existing international sites
A Personal Perspective in the Time of COVID-19 by Jeanie Bryant, Coordinator, Global Health Center                             As an older adult and a woman, I understand how leadership decisions impact those most vulnerable to COVID-19. I volunteer at a food pantry, whose clients include […]