In partnership with McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Global Health Center has awarded five projects with new Global Health Seed Funding.
Learn more about a years-long project by our Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration and team, on the disclosure of gender-based violence in conflict settings, via their final report now available for download.
Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger was recently a featured guest at the Hague Humanity Lab on an international justice-related podcast concerning conflict-related sexual violence.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy helps nurture the next generation of public health experts. Learn more about two of them.
Learn more about the work of Thomas Odeny, MD, in this Global Health collaborator spotlight.
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research says goodbye to previous Community Advisory Board members and rings in a few more in 2023.
The Global Health Center’s Early Stage Investigator’s meeting is open to any early investigator interested in or currently conducting global health research.
The Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health calls for grant applications for 2023 Pilot Projects Program and Small Grants Program. Our center’s seed funding programs are designed to support a broad range of dissemination and implementation studies, and aim to support the development of projects to the point at which […]
Award nominations are being accepted for the 22nd Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards taking place on April 21. Read more about the awards and how to nominate someone for their outstanding work in the field of aging!
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health has formed a new advisory board. Read more about this esteemed group of faculty.
Two centers, community health workers and partner community organizations are rallying together to provide Covid-19 vaccines to area communities.
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.
Meet Callie Walsh-Bailey, MPH, doctoral student and emerging bright star on the implementation science scene.
The Center for Dissemination & Implementation has awarded researchers with RAD and MMAD funding. Find out what this funding is and how it can impact key projects.
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.
Center for Community Health Partnership & Research co-Director, Angela L. Brown comments on leading risk factors for heart attack and stroke.
Read more about how the Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health works to address the prevalent issue of ageism.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy has recently released publications about its work surrounding themes of Medicaid expansion and maternal health.
Faculty Scholar, Professor Fred Ssewamala is working on a project to alleviate the impacts of poverty on Uganda’s most vulnerable youth.
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 and Global Health Center collaborator, Cindy Brantmeier recently addressed the United Nations Latin American Congress.
Director of the Institute’s Friedman Center for Aging, Nancy Morrow-Howell, PhD, has received a prestigious award from the Gerontological Society of America.
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.
Institute for Public Health university partner, McDonnell International Scholars Academy along with the provost’s office have announced recipients of the 2022 Global Incubator Seed Grants in Public Health. Recipients include Victor Dávila-Román, MD and Mark Huffman, MD, co-directors of the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health.
The 15th Institute for Public Health Annual Conference, “Health as a Human Right” centered on how a lack of human rights can affect our health, among other themes.
Following a recent school shooting in St. Louis, James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law and Institute Faculty Scholar, Leila Sadat, JD, discusses the human right to safety in school.
The recent D&I Rural Health Symposium helped build collaborations among rural health care providers and implementation scientists.
The Center for Dissemination & Implementation hosted its annual proposal development bootcamp. Read more about who attended and what they learned.
The Life Outside of Violence (LOV) Program, in its fourth year, is featured in Washington Magazine as offering “an individualized approach to solving one of the biggest problems of our time.”
Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger and a multidisciplinary team have released a report on their study on conflict related sexual violence in Ethiopia.
Apply now for Global Health Seed Funding! The deadline is now Nov. 15. Read more about how to apply and receive additional funding for your project!
The application period for the 2023 Summer Research Program (including a new track!) opens Oct. 14!
The application period for the Institute for Public Health 2023 Summer Research Program opens Oct. 14 with a new track in cardiovascular disease and hematology.
The Institute for Public Health has appointed a new associate director in Leah Kemper, MPH.
Researchers from the Center for Health Economics and Policy have collaborated with the Rural Policy Research Institute Center for Rural Policy Analysis at the University of Iowa on a new study on fluctuating Health Insurance Marketplace conditions.
Through the Institute for Public Health Pitch Partners’ funding mechanism, three area cancer awareness and prevention organizations have been awarded grants that will help further cancer equity in the St. Louis region.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy offers a look at strategies to improve health outcomes for people with diabetes and obesity.
Institute Faculty Scholar, Hilary Reno, MD, speaks with The Washington Post about the stigma (and sometimes the apathy) around sexually transmitted infections.
Kim Thuy Seelinger, director of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration participated in the United Nations General Assembly event, “Ensuring Accountability for Sexual Violence and Other Violations of International Humanitarian Law”.
$1.2 million in NIHM funding has been awarded to two WashU faculty, who are also Institute Faculty Scholars, to study youth with HIV and depression in Uganda.
The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, offers some insights into moving forward in a world still battling COVID-19 variants.
HIGH IRI first and second cohorts of fellows and faculty convene in person for the first time at a three-day training at WashU.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy has supported work by Janki Luther who studies racial equity in access to healthcare.
Learn more and join us at the 15th Institute for Public Health Annual Conference!
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health Guest speakers at the October 6 Women’s Society of Washington University Lecture Series will include two leaders from the university’s Institute for Public Health. The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute, William G. Powderly, MD, and Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH, an […]
Our university partner, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences has been awarded a grant to coordinate the NIH-based, Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP).
Submit an abstract for the Institute for Public Health 15th Annual Conference: Health as a Human Right!
Institute Faculty Scholar Diana Parra Perez is striving to continue combatting isolation and other COVID-19 disruptions in low-resource neighborhoods. Read more about it in this Brown School story.