Written by Michele Dinman, project coordinator for the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health “She looks so good for her age”…“I was having a senior moment”…“50 is the new 30”…“Old people go there”….“You don’t look 70”… “Millennials have an inflated sense of entitlement” …“She is too young to be […]
Paresa Chowdhury, a Summer Research Program participant, discusses the insight she gained on aging and ageism while working in the PATH Lab.
Mateo Blair, a Summer Research Program- Aging and Neurological Diseases Track participant, discusses her experiences in Dr. Susan Stark’s lab.
Written by Randi E. Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA, FAMIA, director of the Public Health Data & Training Center at the Institute for Public Health; director of the Center for Population Health Informatics at the Institute for Informatics; Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences; and, Professor of Public Health at the Brown […]
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.
In this blogpost written by Sophia Tu, a Summer Research Program student in the Aging & Neurological Diseases Track, studies concerning dementia and Alzheimers are discussed.
This blogpost written by Summer Research Program, Aging & Neurological Diseases Track student, Danielle Friz discusses various presentations on chronic diseases in aging adults.
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 blog post by Summer Research Program student Aja Jones assesses the connection between healthy aging and a continuous development of an individual’s purpose for life.
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.
In this blogpost written by Summer Research Program student, Josie Wright, the COMPASS program and home modifications for stroke patients are discussed.
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 by practicum student Chase Bryer, COVID-19 tactics used by service providers to aid immigrant and refugee populations is discussed.
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.
The multidimensional affects of aging on our population is the topic of this blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Lindsey Debosik.
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.
Guest author Behnaz Sarrami reviews area older adult service agencies and the need for a “voice” for adults as they age.
The Institute for Public Health & its Friedman Center for Aging welcome our new Project Coordinator, Michele Dinman.
Meet a participant in the Global Health Mentoring Program and find out what attracted her to the program.
Timothy D. McBride, PhD, MS, the Bernard Becker Professor at the Brown School and Co-director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy at the Institute for Public Health describes the latest efforts to implement Medicaid expansion.
Issues affecting older adults during the time of COVID-19 are the topic of this blogpost by guest author, Morgan Van Vleck, masters research fellow in aging.
Students in the class, When I’m 64, have developed a Lifespan Calculator. Learn more in this blog by guest author, Donna Springer.
This Gephardt Institute blog outlines their focus on civic and community engagement.
Find out how an alumnus of the Summer Research Program went on to the field of healthcare communication.
Several Institute Faculty Scholars who are experts in Implementation Science summarize their experience at the AcademyHealth Annual Conference.
The Student Advisory Council at the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration has developed links for you to look at, read & listen to on center topics.
Social media isn’t just for kids anymore. Older adults today are adeptly winding their way through the social sphere more than ever.
Content provided by Odd Couples Housing The idea of homesharing has been around for years. Around the country, various formal and informal networks for finding tenants, short-term borders, or roommates have surfaced. Instead of finding roommates through word-of-mouth or college campus flyers, now there are structured options to support homesharing, including a few options in […]
By Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD, the Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy, Brown School of Social Work and director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging On December 8, 2020, the first Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine went into the arm of a 90-year-old woman, Margaret Keenan, with the second delivered to an 81-year-old […]
The American Public Health Association says “The science is clear: climate change is a serious threat to human health.” They offer a number of resources on this important topic on the Climate Change section of their website, available here. They also created this infographic outlining some of the key takeaways surrounding this issue:
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 […]
Friedman Center for Aging “Your Next Move” Seminar Summary Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Being in my early 50’s and thinking about “many years from now” when I’ll retire, (not really; it’s probably coming sooner than we all expect!) I decided to attend the Friedman Center for Aging “Your Next Move” Seminar […]
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration MARCELA FRENCH Data Services CoordinatorThe Women’s Safe House Meet Ms. Marcela French, a bilingual advocate working to empower women and their families who have suffered from domestic violence and human trafficking. Ms. French currently works at The Women’s Safe House in St. Louis, which continues to offer shelter […]