Finding my footing in public health

Read about a student’s perspective on his Summer Research Program experience with the Public & Global Health Track.

Finding strength in differences

A student in the Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track blogs about Imposter Syndrome.

Expanding my horizons

This Summer Research Program student in the Public & Global Health Track discusses expanding her knowledge about maternal and infant disparities through the program.

Local and global period poverty

This student in the Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track discusses one of the issues facing more than 10% of the world’s population-meeting basic human needs.

Inaugural Alumni Symposium highlights impactful student contributions

Written by Jeanie Bryant, BSEd, BSAg, coordinator, Global Health Center The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track hosted its inaugural alumni symposium on July 8, 2022. The event included a keynote address by long-time summer program mentor and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Patricia Cavazos, PhD. Cavazos […]

Exploring the value of research

A student in the Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track writes about her experiences working with faculty mentor, Hilary Reno on the impact of COVID-19 on STI treatment facilities.

One planet, one chance, one health

Learn more about One Health in this blog post by a student in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

Tiny particles, huge impact

Learn more about particulate matter and how it affects climate change in this blog post by a student in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

The ocean is struggling to stay afloat

Learn more about the ocean’s crucial need to be protected in this blog post by a student in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

When science is inexhaustible, learning never ends

Read a reflection about her work with infectious disease Assistant Professor, Carlos Mejia-Chew, written by a participant in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

The importance of storytelling research

Learn about the SYNCHRONY project in this blog post by a participant in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

Fishing for health

Learn more about how fish is meeting nutrition requirements for coastal Kenya in this blog post by a participant in the Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track.

The untapped power of LGBTQ+ blood drives

Learn more about how the U.S. is handling its blood supply during COVID-19 in this blog post from a Summer Research Program participant in the Public & Global Health track.

Leaning into multidisciplinary research

In this blog post by a participating student in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health track, learn about the PHRAME program led by Jean Hunleth, PhD.

A researcher in retrograde

Read the reflections of a researcher currently participating in the institute’s Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track.

Write, rewrite and even read out loud!

Professional writing skills are a must-have for anyone. Learn more about tips and protocols in this blog post from the 2022 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program.

Mothers are timeless

Read the latest blog post by our Summer Research Program students in the Public & Global Health Track.

Women in Global Health-Midwest Chapter members share reflections and plans

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 […]

Farewell to a great colleague – Jeanie Bryant

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 […]

Mix-n-Mingle offers engagement with global health experts

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 […]

After engaging with the Global Health Center, trainee finds community, mentorship and success

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 […]

Something is in the air: The confluence of climate change, environmental racism, & Covid-19

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 […]

The hidden hero: Meet a Guatemalan physician fighting for his patients

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 […]

Summer research on a two-month timeline

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 […]

Global cardiovascular disease

This blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Sabir Khan, concerns the global burden of cardiovascular disease.