Written by Katie Crowder, administrative assistant, Global Health Center and Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter works year-round to achieve gender equality in Global Health by advocating for gender transformative leadership. We recently checked in with the chapter’s organizational team. As summer rounds […]
Written by Katie Crowder, administrative coordinator for the Global Health Center Jeanie Bryant has worked for Washington University’s Institute for Public Health for several years and as a beloved member of the staff, has been invited to transition into many different roles. She is set to retire in the very near future, so we sat […]
The Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter, begun by WashU in 2018, continues to host stellar speakers and illuminate issues affecting women in global health.
Two faculty scholars receive a Gates Foundation award to support their fight against a devastating disease in Indonesia.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Baozhou Sun and team are bringing modernized radiation therapy treatment to Uganda. Read about their most recent efforts.
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter and Global Health Center are excited to continue working towards gender equality in global health leadership by presenting global health experts on topics that resonate with its members and those interested in creating gender transformative […]
Students who work at the Global Health Center typically see an impact on their careers. Example? Bill Effah, MD
Written by Kaelan Smyser, WUSTL undergraduate and member of the Global Health Center Student Advisory Committee On Friday, March 11, trainees, faculty, and staff from Washington University in St. Louis and beyond, gathered to meet with global health experts including Ana María Arbeláez, MD, division chief of pediatric endocrinology, at the School of Medicine; Jessica […]
From WashU fellow to infectious disease clinician and policy maker, to co-chairing the Fast-Track Cities, St. Louis Initiative to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, left, knows about being a woman with a strong career trajectory in a male-dominated field. Now, as the new Director of Health for the City of St. […]
The Global Health Center is collaborating on a research project that will deploy advanced radiotherapy in low and middle-income countries.
The United Nations’ food regulatory body has made some recent changes to guidelines for fatty acid content in therapeutic foods, based on the work of an Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar and a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine. The study, led by Faculty Scholar and the Helene B. Broberson Professor […]
Written by Kaelan Smyser, undergraduate student and member of the Global Health Center Student Advisory Committee at the Institute for Public Health Students, faculty and staff gathered at the 2021 Global Health Week at Washington University in St. Louis, to attend an interdisciplinary panel on the intersection of climate change, environmental racism and Covid-19. The […]
Written by Lindsey Kaufman, BA candidate in Anthropology: Global Health & Environment at Washington University in St. Louis and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program The past two months have been an absolute whirlwind for starting and finishing research with a new team and project. However, with the Institute for […]
In this blog post, Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Track student Devin Diggs discusses work on antimicrobial strategies to mitigate COVID-19 among K-12 students.
In this blog post by Summer Research Program, Public & Global Health Track student Kat Morgan, public health research on the African continent is discussed.
This blogpost written by Summer Research Program Public & Global Health Track student, Florianna Milazzo discusses the impact of listening to the communities in which we work.
This blog post by Summer Research Program student Mahija Ginjupalli outlines the Global Health Center’s Guatemala project benefitting cancer patients.
This blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Rani Huo, discusses the importance of maintaining clear communication and listening with communities we serve.
Dr. Hiram Gay has the most downloaded article of 2020 in the journal Practical Radiation Oncology. Find out more in this blog.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Lindsey Kaufman, outlines a presentation about the negatives of resistance to antibiotics.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Sabir Khan, concerns the global burden of cardiovascular disease.
This blog post by Summer Research Program student Mahija Ginjupalli discusses the efforts to aid Rohingya refugees.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student Sabir Khan, concerns the current state of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Natalie VanderNoot covers the impact of biomedical research.
Global Health Center Manager, Jacaranda van Rheenen, gives an overview of a recent presentation at a national conference concerning the center’s project to serve cancer patients in Guatemala.
In this blogpost, written by Summer Research Program student, Marley Vogel, she discusses her work with the Lyons Lab at WashU.
Members of the team responsible for adding state of the art radiation oncology equipment to a clinic in Guatemala are featured in a nationally published article about the project.
Members of the Global Health Center and colleagues from LIGA INCAN clinic in Guatemala spoke at a high-level conference recently on the project to bring life-saving cancer treatment to the region’s poor.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Sara Murtagh, careers in pediatrics, global & public health are discussed.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Srikanth Singamaneni, discusses the current research focusing on novel biodiagnostic techniques.
Find out more about the fun, multidisciplinary social held for the Summer Research Program and other WashU summer students, in this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Mahija Ginjupalli.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Kat Morgan, anthropological research as it pertains to public health is explored.
In this blog post written by Summer Research Program student Aela O’Flynn, delivering health equity within research and community engagement is discussed.
The latest mental health support technologies are reviewed n this blog post written by Summer Research Program student Arielle Smith.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Floriana Milazzo, the link between public health and the school-to-prison pipeline is discussed.
An international student from Australia studying abroad in Ireland and participating in the virtual Summer Research Program discusses the importance of health literacy.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Caroline Plaza reviews the latest communications tactics for researchers.
In this blog post written by Summer Research Program student William Hutson, learn about the benefits of enrolling in various higher education degree programs.
Washington University infectious disease and climate change experts recently joined the Global Health Center and members of the WUSTL global health community for the 8th annual Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference, “The Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases”.
Meet a participant in the Global Health Mentoring Program and find out what attracted her to the program.
Find out how an alumnus of the Summer Research Program went on to the field of healthcare communication.
For many, this year was like no other in recent memory: politics, COVID-19, natural disasters like wildfires and hurricanes, mental health, racism, etc. What is your personal perception of how 2020 has affected Global Health? The Global Health Center compiled this capsule of reflections and artwork from Global Health practitioners, students and faculty. Title: Hunger […]
Written by Global Health Student Advisory Committee Members, Rama Balasubramaniam, McKelvey School of Engineering; Blake Sells, School of Medicine; and Hailey Spaeth, Arts & Sciences The Global Health Center, its Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC), the Women in Global Health- Midwest Chapter and all seven WashU schools — Arts & Sciences, Brown School, McKelvey […]
Written by Jeanie Bryant, coordinator for the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health The Global Health Mentoring Program has successfully expanded networks and increased opportunities to learn about global health this past year. The fall meeting on October 15, 2020, was no exception. The keynote was presented by Carlos-Andres Gallegos-Riofrío, PhD, a […]
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health is featuring a series of blogs written by students who are isolating at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. These are a few of their stories: Reyan CoskunMedical Student Before medical school started, I had dedicated my last free summer to reading as many books as I […]
Written by Sandra Lee, RD, MPH candidate at Brown School of Social Work and research assistant for the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health The Global Health Center has launched its Global Health Mentoring Program, with the goal of building and fostering a global health community. The format of this program includes […]
Written by Sandra Lee, RD, MPH candidate, Brown School and research assistant for the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health Washington University in St. Louis and University of Missouri-St. Louis recently hosted the webinar, Solve Climate by 2030 – Climate Solutions for Missouri. This was part of a nationwide digital teach-in series, […]
Written by Shihui Chen, MPH candidate at the Brown School When the first case of coronavirus was detected in Wuhan, China, the spread was very quick due to the population transition during the Lunar New Year. In the first few weeks, I felt angry about what the Hubei Province Government did: delete social media posts […]
Written by Sandra Lee, RD, MPH candidate, Brown School and research assistant at the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health I had the great pleasure to interview Vicky de Falla, MD, president of the board of directors at Liga Nacional Contra el Cáncer/Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (LIGA/INCAN) in Guatemala City. She shared […]
Led by the Global Health Center and its Global Health Student Advisory Committee – an interdisciplinary team of students representing six schools across campus – Washington University’s 5th annual Global Health Week was a great success. It convened students, faculty, and staff from all schools and the greater St. Louis community for a series of […]