Faculty Scholar and sociologist, Michael Esposito, shows how racialized logic informs “redlining” across neighborhoods and results in stark health inequalities.
Assoc. Professor and Institute Faculty Scholar Darrell Hudson weighs in on why the income gap by race has increased tremendously in our region in the past decade.
Ziyad Al Aly, epidemiologist and institute faculty scholar says that after a COVID diagnosis people who haven’t had cholesterol problems before, are now having problems.
Clinical epidemiologist and Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, discusses immunity vs. health risks following COVID reinfection.
Lindsay Stark, professor at the Brown School and an Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar led a study showing that intimate partner violence has far-reaching impacts.
Faculty Scholar and research assistant professor at the Brown School, Jason Jabbari, discusses a study on how tighter school security can affect academic performance.
Faculty Scholar and clinical epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, who studies long COVID, discusses mitigation efforts to stop the prolonged impact of the virus.
Faculty Scholar and Psychiatris Jessi Gold talks about warning signs that may indicate it’s time for a job change.
ENT doctor and Faculty Scholar, Jay Piccirillo, MD, talks to KMOV, Channel 4 in St. Louis, about solutions for snoring.
Faculty Scholar and professor at the School of Law, Rachel Sachs discusses “PBM reform”.
Faculty Scholar and professor of molecular microbiology, Mario Feldman, discusses a study showing cleaning hospitals isn’t enough for infection control.
Faculty Scholar and pediatric infectious diseases doctor, Jason Newland, weighs in on the work to be done around child vaccinations.
Clinical epidemiologist and Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly has a different opinion of a new, large study finding that long Covid symptoms clear after a year.
Pediatric cardiologist and Institute Faculty Scholar, Deepa Mokshagundam, MD, discusses heart conditions in infants.
Faculty Scholar and political scientist James L. Gibson, PhD, weighs in this article about the alleged impartiality of today’s Supreme Court members.
Faculty Scholars James Gibson, PhD, and Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, PhD, and others weigh in on changes and trends we’ll see this New Year.
Clinical Epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD talks about the “remarkably high” spread of the latest Omicron variant.
Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly, epidemiologist, says infection is likely to soar further as millions travel for the Chinese lunar New Year in a few weeks.
Eric Lenze, an Institute Faculty Scholar and co-author of a recent study in aging says he expected to see that exercise would help improve memory and thinking, but that was not the case.
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health has formed a new advisory board. Read more about this esteemed group of faculty.
Faculty Scholar, Fangqiong Ling from the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed a machine learning model that uses microbes to tease out how many individual people they represent.
Faculty Scholar and professor at the Brown School, Jason Jabbari, PhD, found that students at schools with lots of student monitoring tend to have higher dropout rates.
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly, epidemiologist at WashU’s School of Medicine led a study that detected sharp increases in cardiovascular patients a year after they had COVID-19.
Faculty Scholar and Brown School assistant professor, Maura Kepper leads a study that shows patients with social needs experienced a higher number of hospitalizations, obesity, prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.
Faculty Scholar and Professor of applied linguistics and of global studies in Arts & Sciences Cindy Brantmeier recently addressed congress on literary issues.
Faculty Scholar, Rachel Sachs discusses data from drug extension trials, which did not show substantial effectiveness.
Our Center for Health Economics & Policy co-Director, Timothy McBride & Research Asst. Professor Abigail Barker were featured on a recent Rural Information Hub podcast about the new Chartbook on the Uninsured, authored by McBride & others.
Our Center for Community Health Partnership & Research’s own Vetta Sanders Thompson, co-director, is dedicated to racial identity, diversity and health.
Faculty Scholar and professor of medicine and of molecular biology, James Fleckenstein, MD, says the WHO is deciding how to prioritize vaccines for kids in low- & middle-income countries who suffer from malnutrition/
Center for Community Health Partnership & Research co-Director, Angela L. Brown comments on leading risk factors for heart attack and stroke.
Faculty Scholar and professor of electrical and systems engineering and of computer science at the McKelvey School of Engineering is using grants from the National Science Foundation to develop a framework in which to share the nation’s radio spectrum.
Faculty Scholar, Professor Fred Ssewamala is working on a project to alleviate the impacts of poverty on Uganda’s most vulnerable youth.
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly weighs in on neurological disorders that could come as a result of COVID.
A new study led by Institute Faculty Scholar, Varun Puri shows that “less is more” might be the right way to go for patients in terms of CT scans following lung cancer surgery.
Faculty Scholar and clinical epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, talks about a Stanford study on the COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid.
Infectious disease specialist and Faculty Scholar, Steve Lawrence, MD, talks about “unusual patterns” seen in viruses during the past 100 years.
Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, Rupa Patel, MD, talks about the importance of “balance” during the holiday season.
Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger, JD, also a special advisor to the ICC, recently spoke about sexual violence in war torn Ukraine.
Faculty Scholar Eric Lenze, MD, who also directs the Healthy Mind Lab, talks about TV programming that offers good info about longevity science.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar and chief of research at the VA STL Health Care System responds to the question of attending large indoor/outdoor sporting events.
Faculty Scholar & Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Patrick Hill, PhD, talks about how older adults who have purpose in their lives also experience better health as they age.
Faculty scholars weigh in on tips for healthy holidays.
Lead study author Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and Faculty Scholar researched whether or not the risk of complications rise the more times you’re infected with COVID.
Law professor and Institute Faculty Scholar, Rachel Sachs, JD, speaks about drug importation and how it is not currently used for lowering prices.
The Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government in Arts & Sciences and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, James L. Gibson, PhD is quoted in this Atlantic opinion piece about the “power of the Supreme Court over Americans.”
Pediatrician and Institute Faculty Scholar, Carol Kao talked to hosts of the Science Friday (NPR) program about why the surge is happening, treatment and more.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Institute Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, authored a new study showing the likelihood that dominant COVID-19 subvariants could mean a harsh winter in terms of illness.
This School of Medicine story highlights several studies, including one by the Institute for Public Health in conjunction with the St. Louis County Health Department, that reveal gaping disparities in the U.S. that are negatively affecting non-white women.
A story by the School of Medicine says that research led by Institute Faculty Scholar, Al-Aly found that repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections contribute significant additional risk of adverse health conditions in multiple organ systems. Photo by Matt Miller.
The Inflation Reduction Act allows Medicare for the first time to negotiate with drug manufacturers for lower prices. Faculty Scholar, Rachel Sachs weighs in.