Written by Timothy McBride, co-director, Center for Health Economics and Policy The expansion of Medicaid in Missouri began in 2021, and after resolution of a lawsuit at the Missouri Supreme Court in July, enrollment applications were accepted starting on October 2021. As of January 21, 2022, enrollment in the adult expansion group (AEG) had reached […]
Written by Ola Adebayo, MPH candidate and student worker at the Institute for Public Health There has been a plethora of unprecedented climate activity in 2021. This year we have seen global sea levels rise to a new high, months of rainfall occurred in the space of a few hours in China, levels of CO2 […]
Written by Christine O’Brien, PhD, instructor in the Washington University Department of Radiology After joining the WashU Department of Radiology as a postdoc in the spring of 2018, I quickly found ways to engage with the global health community. My first introduction to the Global Health Center was through attendance at one of their Global […]
Written by Chris Frey, LCSW, Your Next Move course instructor As an educator and counselor, my interest in how we navigate transitions of all shapes and sizes has grown significantly through the years. As I have aged, my journey to understand both the familiar and unique aspects of life changes that call on us to […]
Written by Ola Adebayo, MPH candidate and student worker at the Institute for Public Health Overdose-related deaths have reached an all-time high with more than 96,000 people dying during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a 30 percent increase from 2019, the largest increase ever seen of drug-related deaths in the United […]
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 Morgan Van Vleck, MSW candidate (’22) and Masters Research Fellow in Aging at the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging As we become an increasingly aged society, it is important to understand how stereotypes and bias against both younger and older age groups functions and leads to fractures in intergenerational relationships. Ageism against […]
Written by Sienna Ruiz, public health research coordinator at the Washington University School of Medicine & Ashley Housten OTD, MSCI, assistant professor in the Division of Public Health Sciences & faculty scholar at the Institute for Public Health “Mike”* is a white man in his 20’s who participated in our study on the public’s opinion […]
Written by Hiram Gay, MD, professor of Radiation Oncology at Washington University in St. Louis I have known Dr. Edgar Ruiz since 2015. He is the current Radiation Oncology Department Chair at LIGA Nacional contra el Cáncer/ Instituto de Cancerología (LIGA/INCAN) in Guatemala. He is a remarkable physician who along with a team of radiation […]
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 […]
by Arielle Smith, BA candidate in Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Track During the past two months, myself and the other Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track participants […]
by Natalie VanderNoot, BS in Biology and undergraduate Research Scholar at George Mason University and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track Discussing climate change at the end of his talk for the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track, Professor Michael […]
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 […]
by Caroline Plaza, bachelor of Public Health candidate, California State University – Northridge, and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program- Global & Public Health Track This summer I had the absolute honor and privilege to work with Matthew Kuhlmann, MD, MSCI, and Jenna Diaz, MD. Dr. Kuhlmann is an assistance […]
by Marley Vogel, Cornell University ’24 and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Track On July 20, trainees in the Institute of Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track attended a captivating seminar by William G Powderly, MD. Among his many roles […]
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.