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.
Faculty Scholars Debra Haire-Joshu, Rachel Tabak and Victor Davila-Roman, director of our Global Health Center will oversee one of seven NIH-funded ENRICH programs.
The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, joins Show Me the Science podcast for an update on COVID-19 variants causing the latest wave of infection.
Read about the 2022 Summer Research Program, which wrapped up in late July.
The Global Health Center and University partner, the McDonnel Academy, are joining forces to offer Global Health Seed Funding beginning Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy works with and helps amplify WashU faculty interested in health policy. The team welcomes two new faculty members for collaboration.
Learn about how one researcher has used his engagement with our center and its programs to expand funding and amplify his work.
The Center for Aging illuminates the work of organizations like OLLI, which serves older adults in the St. Louis region.
WashU Pediatrician & Associate Professor, Ericka Hayes, MD, is leaving the University. The Global Health Center remembers her work and offers well wishes.
Meet Global Health Center collaborator, Zainab Mahmoud, who is working to lower rates of maternal morbidity in Nigeria.
The Institute’s Data Center is collaborating on the creation of a regional sexual health data platform that will help local health leaders track sexually transmitted infections in our region.
Faculty Scholar & infectious disease specialist, Steven Lawrence, MD, discusses Missouri’s high rate of COVID and what the fall season could look like.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy hosts the seventh in its series of informative Transforming Healthcare in MO events. Learn more!
Submit your request to participate in the eighth annual D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp!
Meet one of the Institute’s newest Faculty Scholars whose global health work focuses on neurodegeneration and epidemiology in Latin America.
Each year, the Institute for Public Health supports the Partnership Development & Sustainability Support Program for local community organizations. Read about the 2022 awardees.
Requiem of Light, the video, evokes emotion and the realization of how many St. Louis lives were lost during the pandemic in the past nearly three years.
Two Institute Faculty Scholars and team have penned a study on the exorbitant costs of the “preventable epidemic” of intimate partner violence in the South American country of Columbia.
The Institute has collaborated with the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity to help provide seed funding match grants for two projects.
Institute Faculty Scholar, Baozhou Sun along with WashU & global partners are bringing life-saving cancer treatment to underserved parts of the globe.
Tarek Alhamad, MD, an institute faculty scholar, discusses race-based criteria for kidney donations in this Kaiser Health News article that follows an interracial donor match, which took place at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research offers a new resource page on how to establish and maintain collaborative relationships to meet community needs.
Faculty Scholar & primary investigator, Maura Kemper and team are looking at digital tools as a means to prevent cancer in rural Missouri. The study was funded in part, by a pilot grant from the institute’s Center for Dissemination & Implementation.
Institute Faculty Scholar, Ginger McKay and colleague, Kneeshe Parkinson, are working to bring an international program for women living with HIV to St. Louis.
Does your organization have a language access plan in place? Read more why these plans are vital to the individuals with limited English proficiency.
The 2022 Summer Research Program is underway creating a unique experience for students in global/public health and aging/neurological research.
Faculty Scholar Jessi Gold, MD, spoke with MedPage Today about what she calls the “illusory truth effect”.
HIGH-IRI has completed its first year of training to great success. See what a few of its participants are saying about their training.
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.