The popular Collaborative Cafe series on Equity and Equity in Research resumes in June with dynamic speakers and relevant discussion.
Two Institute Faculty Scholars have written about their study into mental health of older adults. Read about it here.
Our university partner, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences will benefit from a $61M School of Medicine grant that will support such research in the region.
The Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter, begun by WashU in 2018, continues to host stellar speakers and illuminate issues affecting women in global health.
We’re commemorating Mental Health Month by highlighting a few of our Faculty Scholars who are taking on exciting challenges in mental health research, treatment and policy.
Kim Thuy Seelinger, director of the Institute’s Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration and Faculty Scholar, Lindsay Stark, wrote an opinion piece on preventing conflict-related sexual violence. It is featured this month in The Lancet.
Two faculty scholars receive a Gates Foundation award to support their fight against a devastating disease in Indonesia.
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health A Master of Social Work candidate at the Brown School who will graduate this month, Taylor Bass, has focused her academic career on mental health issues and serving her community. As a research assistant for two years for Center for Community Health Partnership […]
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Fred Ssewamala, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor at the Brown School has received two grants from the NIH for his work in Uganda. Read about his study.
The chair of the Institute for Public Health National Council, Alaina Macia, has been named as a member of the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees.
Institute Faculty Scholar and WashU infectious disease specialist, Steven J. Lawrence, MD, talks with Show Me the Science podcast about the frustrations, surprises and successes as the third year of life in a pandemic continues…
The Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging has published a background resource with everything we need to know about the topic of “ageism”, understanding it and how to confront it.
Each year, the Center for Community Health Partnership & Research awards scholarship funds to individuals working with non profits and governmental health organizations. Read about the 2022 scholarship recipients.
RAD funding from the Center for Dissemination & Implementation can boost your research projects’ established intervention or extend the spectrum of the work.
A new policy brief by the Center for Health Economics & Policy and colleagues in doula services suggests ways to lower Missouri’s high maternal & infant mortality rates.
The 2022 Friedman Lecture & Awards featured keynote speaker, Patrick White and panelists presented an exciting review of the latest innovations in palliative care.
Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, and Faculty Scholars, Caline Matter, MD; Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI; Jason Newland, MD; and Gautum Dantas, PhD, are all interviewed in this Washington Magazine story about the next biggest health challenge after COVID-19.
Co-Director of the Institute’s Center for Community Health Partnership & Research, Vetta Sanders Thompson has signed on for additional responsibilities at Siteman Cancer Center. Read more about her new role.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Baozhou Sun and team are bringing modernized radiation therapy treatment to Uganda. Read about their most recent efforts.
Join us in Forest Park on April 23 for Requiem of Light, a community-wide memorial service featuring original music, guest speakers and the lighting of 1,500 lanterns commemorating the lives of 5,000 St. Louisans who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter and Global Health Center are excited to continue working towards gender equality in global health leadership by presenting global health experts on topics that resonate with its members and those interested in creating gender transformative […]
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, has found that some COVID-19 patients are experiencing serious problems month after infection. He talked to Show Me the Science podcast.
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health Articles concerning the 2020 study by the Institute for Public Health and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, are published by PubMed, a publication of the National Institutes of Health, and in the Elsevier journal, ScienceDirect. The collaborative study involved a […]
Following a slow-down in infection cases, the Institute’s Larry J. Shapiro Director, Bill Powderly, MD speaks on the resulting complacency, which needs to shift in light of new trends.
A new series on equity and equity in research examines how we achieve public health equity in health care and research.
Jesse Davis, MD runs the Fathers First initiative and discusses the program’s importance to infant and maternal health outcomes.
Students who work at the Global Health Center typically see an impact on their careers. Example? Bill Effah, MD
Director of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration, Kim Thuy Seelinger spoke with USA Today about the impact of the Ukranian unrest on women’s health care.
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 […]
Elvin Geng, MD, director of the Center for D&I at the Institute for Public Health has developed a podcast for implementation scientists and those interested in pursuing D&I in their research.
Co-director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy, Tim McBride, PhD discusses the slow turn around of MO Medicaid enrollment applications and its impact on residents in need.
A new study looks at how changes in policy toward the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program has had an impact on hospitals serving impoverished patients.
The Center for Community Partnership and Research is teaming up with Siteman Cancer Center for an April 21st event on the importance of cancer research.
Several Institute Faculty Scholars have received accolades from nationally-recognized academic and media organizations. Read about who is recognized for their stellar accomplishments.
What began as a sociology major turned into a career as a data engineer. Read about the career trajectory of one student who began his path at the Institute for Public Health.
Elvin Geng, MD, director of the Center for Dissemination & Implementation speaks on the podcast, “Show Me the Science” about establishing more effective communications to quell public fear of vaccines.
Institute Faculty Scholar, Jason Purnell, also an assoc. professor at Brown School, is leading a BJC Healthcare effort to eliminate disparities in the St. Louis region.
CDC Director, Rochell P. Walensky, MD, MPH, a WashU alum, spoke with Bill Powderly, MD, the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health and other School of Medicine colleagues about the pandemic.
Byron Powell is the new associate director of the Center for D&I. He has big plans working alongside Director, Elvin Geng.
The Friedman Center for Aging is releasing many new tools and presentations designed to help inform and inspire us all to educate ourselves and confront the often-overlooked issue of Ageism.
Derek Brown’s engagement with the Center for Health Economics & Policy has aided in his research on how social services impact incidences of family violence.
From WashU fellow to infectious disease clinician and policy maker, to co-chairing the Fast-Track Cities, St. Louis Initiative to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, left, knows about being a woman with a strong career trajectory in a male-dominated field. Now, as the new Director of Health for the City of St. […]
The Institute for Public Health continues its mission as a connector, convener and catalyst for public health solutions by adding new staff.
The Global Health Center is collaborating on a research project that will deploy advanced radiotherapy in low and middle-income countries.
There’s an app that will tell you if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. Yes, there’s an app for that!
Learn more about assessing and measuring your academic-community research!
Our partners at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences are pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for the third cycle of the Partnership Development & Sustainability Support funding program (PDSS). This funding provides university researchers and their community partner(s) with up to $10,000 to develop trust, infrastructure, capacity and skills needed to […]
The Friedman Center has created a series of easy-to-read resources providing key information about aging.
The Center for Health Economics and Policy is working with the Missouri Department of Health to highlight potential funding sources that will help strengthen mental health services across Missouri.