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 […]
Written by Sithembile Chithenga, MBBS, master of public health candidate and alumna of the 2019 Summer Research Program, Washington University in St. Louis I recently attended the 6th Annual Midwest Universities for Global Health Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One of the most memorable sessions at the conference was the Women in Global Health […]
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Written by Aishwarya Nagar, MPH ’19 at the Brown School and members of the competition cohort A group of Washington University in St. Louis students recently participated in the 2019 International Emory Global Health Case Competition organized by Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. This renowned case competition brought together students from multiple universities and disciplines […]
Written by Aishwarya Nagar, MPH candidate at the Brown School and President of the Global Health Student Advisory Committee It is no easy feat to distill the complexity and diversity of global health discourses into one week, but it is nevertheless accomplished year after year by Global Health Week. The 4th Annual Global Health Week […]
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars joined global health colleagues from St. Louis and abroad to speak at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, March 7.
Written by Leah Fine, undergraduate student at Washington University in St. Louis Fall 2018 was the first semester that Introduction to One Health (EnSt 250) was offered at Washington University. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this course allowed discussion of the multitude of fields that are necessary as we approach conservation and public health challenges and […]
The Water Will Come: Are You Denying This Will Impact You?
Written by Rupa Patel, MD MPH1, Nishat Rahman, PhD2, Sakila Yesmin, MPhil MSc2, Zahin Ahmed3, Razee Bazle, Hasan A. Chowdhury, Homer Venters, MD4, Ross Brownson, PhD5, Rumi Price, PhD5, Parul Bakhshi, PhD DEA6, Ali Anwar, MD7, John Crane, BA1, and Anne Glowinski, MD MPE7 Since August 2017, over 900,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, establishing […]
Written by Jon Sawyer, founding director of the Pulitzer Center, and Rebecca Kaplan, education specialist and Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at the Pulitzer Center. In the fall of 2014, Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications rescinded a speaking invitation to Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning photographer for the Washington Post, because […]
Written by Dr. Peter Fischer, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine Indonesia is the world’s 4th populous country with 13,000 islands and poor access to physicians is common. Many health research projects in Indonesia are not located in hospitals or clinics of big cities, but instead are […]
Written by Ying-Chiang Jeffrey Lee, MPH, vice president and Ani Guruaj, president of the Global Health Student Advisory Committee 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 […]