“Kidneys from donors with COVID-19 have a very low chance of transmitting the virus; in fact, we don’t know of a single instance where that has occurred,” said Tarek Alhamad, MD, the medical director of transplant nephrology in the Division of Nephrology.
Call for Proposals by June 28! Center providing seed grants
Read more about the latest call for grant proposals from the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration!
The Institute for Public Health 2023 Summer Research Program kicks off with new research track, 34 trainees
Read about what students from across the country will learn at the 2023 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program kicking off in June.
Global Health collaborator SPOTLIGHT: Mitra Naseh, PhD
Meet Mitrah Naseh, PhD, in the June 2023 Global Health Collaborator SPOTLIGHT!
Center co-Director collaborates with university & Nigerian partners to curb hypertension
Co-Director of the Global Health Center, Mark Huffman and a group of WUSTL researchers are collaborating to help lower the large rate of cardiovascular disease in Nigeria. Read how.
WashU 2023 graduate & center collaborator authors paper on young people who experience violent injury
2023 dual master’s degree awardee, Zoe Miller discusses her work with the Public Health Data & Training Center and the Life Outside of Violence Program.
Local non-profit professionals awarded Summer Institute Course Scholarships
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has awarded ten scholarships to individuals employed by local nonprofit and governmental organizations. The funding will enable staff to attend week-long professional development courses offered through the Brown School Summer Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. The scholarships support intensive learning for five consecutive days. Attendees can build new skills […]
Center offers new funding mechanism for WashU D&I investigators
The Center for Dissemination and Implementation is offering a new funding mechanism for post-docs and faculty investigators. Read more!
Summary: 2023 Friedman Lecture & Awards features innovations in quality mental health care for older adults
Read a summary of the 2023 Friedman Lecture & Awards held this spring.
Center strengthens two community-academic partnerships by funding their projects
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has funded two community-academic partnerships through two funding programs. Find out which partnerships were awarded.
Global health collaborator SPOTLIGHT: Anubha Agarwal, MD
Read more about Anubha Agarwal, MD, our April Global Health Center collaborator in the Spotlight!
Institute funds two projects aimed at preventing Opioid Use Disorder
The Institute for Public Health has awarded pilot funding to two projects working to end Opioid Use Disorder.
Institute for Public Health adds co- and associate director roles
The Institute for Public Health continues to evolve with the addition of a few leadership positions at three of its centers.
Institute for Public Health center transforms by adding research arm, new mission and new name
The Institute for Public Health names a new center replacing its previous Center for Health Economics & Policy.
LOV Program collaborators publish article on regional approach to violence prevention
An article published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice walks us through the Life Outside of Violence Program methods and preliminary outcomes.
Last chance to apply for the latest HIGH IRI cohort!
April 3 is the deadline to apply for the third cohort of the HIV, Infectious Diseases & Global Health Implementation Research Institute!
SPOTLIGHT: Faculty Scholar works domestically and globally toward a cure for HIV
Learn more about the important work this infectious disease expert is doing both here and in Africa to eradicate HIV.
End of public health emergency and telehealth: Top stories from the AHCJ Conference (Links to an external site)
The public health emergency declared in 2020 ends May 11. How will this impact Medicaid enrollment? Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy, Timothy McBride talked about it on a panel at the recent AHCJ conference in St. Louis.
Women in Global Health-Midwest Chapter event highlights ‘initiatives for gender equity in global health’
Read more about the Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter’s latest event.
2023 Friedman Lecture and Awards features innovations in quality mental health care for older adults
Don’t miss the 22nd Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards on April 21 for engaging keynote speakers and panelists to learn more about innovations in mental health care for older adults.
Fact check: ICD-10 medical codes are used to track trends, not individuals (Links to an external site)
Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy, Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, weighs in on protections of personal medical information.
Center presents discussion on conflict-related atrocities & justice, March 27
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health According to a Washington Post report, witnesses and victims’ relatives say that days before a peace deal was made to end the war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region last fall, soldiers from neighboring Eritrea massacred more than 300 villagers over the course of a […]
WashU researcher collaborates with community organization to teach Black girls about equitable genomic research
Faculty Scholar and Asst. Professor, Brett Maricque and team are working with Black Girls Do STEM to help local students understand the value of their own genetic data.
Center funds two new community-academic partnerships
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has awarded funding to two projects through its PDSS program. Read more about these community-academic partnerships!
Claims about US medical codes for unvaccinated are misleading (Links to an external site)
Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy, Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, discusses a false claim circulating social media that our vaccination records are open the public.
9th Annual Global Health Conference to convene local/national global health experts, faculty, students
Join global health experts from around the globe, WashU faculty and students for the 9th annual Global Health Conference, March 30-31!
Institute Faculty Scholar: Effective public health programs in Africa can work in St. Louis
Fred Ssewamala, PhD, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor at the Brown School and Institute Faculty Scholar is helping families in Africa through the implementation of more than 20 public health programs. Read about him in St. Louis Magazine.
D&I SPOTLIGHT: Student collaborator works to support refugee mental health in Uganda
Learn more about our Center for Dissemination & Implementation student collaborator, Flora Cohen and her work in Uganda.
Forum on medicine, race in St. Louis features center co-director, Vetta Sanders Thompson (Links to an external site)
Vetta Sanders Thompson, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity at the Brown School and co-director of the Center for Community Health Partnership & Research at the Institute for Public Health, will moderate a panel at the Feb. 25 Forum on Medicine, Race and Ethnicity.
SPOTLIGHT: Global Health Center collaborator aids malnourished women and children in Africa
Meet Global Health Center collaborator and instructor in general medical sciences, Kevin Stephenson, MD.
Center says goodbye to manager of 10 years
Our Global Health Center says goodbye to its manager of 10 years, Jacaranda van Rheenen, PhD.
Center calls for non-profit scholarship applications through March 10
If you work with a non-profit organization or government agency and want to learn more about grant writing, management, quality improvement or other skills, submit an application for a scholarship to attend Brown School’s Summer Institute.
Article co-authored by center co-director published in Journal of Rural Health (Links to an external site)
An article co-authored by Center for Health Economics & Policy co-Director, Timothy McBride, PhD, has been published in the Journal of Rural Health.
Republicans Have Wanted To Cut Medicare And Social Security For Decades (Links to an external site)
Faculty Scholar and co-Director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy, Timothy McBride, PhD, is quoted as an expert on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in this Talking Points Memo article.
Collaborator SPOTLIGHT: Faculty Scholar works for equitable care for diverse patients, communities
Faculty Scholar and Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration collaborator, Julia Lopez works toward equitable health care for patients and families.
March 9 Collaborative Café: Working with advisory boards, stakeholders
Join us for the next Collaborative Cafe to learn more about best practices for working with community partner advisory boards and other stakeholders.
Go Red: St. Louis women advised to take charge of heart health (Links to an external site)
Center for Community Health & Partnership co-Director, Angela Brown, MD, who leads WashU’s Hypertension Clinic weighs in on taking charge of your heart health & the Go Red Movement.
Social Security, Medicare, and the debt ceiling (Links to an external site)
As House Republicans weigh program spending cuts, Center for Health Economics & Policy co-Director & Bernhard Becker Professor, Timothy McBride, PhD, analyzes the current status and future of Social Security and Medicare.
Global Health Seed Funding awarded to five “highly competitive” projects
In partnership with McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Global Health Center has awarded five projects with new Global Health Seed Funding.
Center publishes study report & toolkit: Disclosure of gender-based violence in conflict settings
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 director says survivor-centered approach needed when investigating conflict-related sexual violence
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.
Center supports student trainee research and nurtures future careers
The Center for Health Economics & Policy helps nurture the next generation of public health experts. Learn more about two of them.
Global Health Center collaborator appreciates reaching “the most vulnerable”
Learn more about the work of Thomas Odeny, MD, in this Global Health collaborator spotlight.
Institutes’ Community Advisory Board offers researchers “an experience they don’t want to miss”
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research says goodbye to previous Community Advisory Board members and rings in a few more in 2023.
Center helps early stage global health investigators find mentorship, collaboration
The Global Health Center’s Early Stage Investigator’s meeting is open to any early investigator interested in or currently conducting global health research.
Call for Pilot and Small Grant Applications!
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 […]
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! 2023 Friedman Awards for outstanding contributions in the field of aging
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!
Center forms internal advisory board
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health has formed a new advisory board. Read more about this esteemed group of faculty.
As variant cases continue, the Institute collaborates with community & university partners to provide 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines
Two centers, community health workers and partner community organizations are rallying together to provide Covid-19 vaccines to area communities.
Student Spotlight: Callie Walsh-Bailey, MPH, doctoral candidate
Meet Callie Walsh-Bailey, MPH, doctoral student and emerging bright star on the implementation science scene.