Center builds bridges in African implementation science

Several dissemination and implementation specialists from WashU recently convened in S. Africa for a training session that will set the stage for a new South African hub of WashU’s HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Health Implementation Research Institute (HIGH-IRI).

WashU appoints inaugural Ryan Dean of public health for planned school

“One of the world’s most influential public health leaders” is named the inaugural Margaret C. Ryan Dean of WashU’s planned School of Public Health, beginning Jan. 1. Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, who was the keynote speaker at the annual Public Health at WashU Annual Conference last year, will helm the university’s first new school in […]

Alumni Spotlight: Elissa Kozlov, PhD

The Friedman Center for Aging begins a new series highlighting the work of various WashU alumni in aging. Check out our first “Alumni Spotlight”.

Institute director and former CDC director discuss future of public health

More than 200 students, faculty and community partners recently gathered in Graham Chapel on WashU’s Danforth Campus to hear former CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, MD, and the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, William G. Powderly, MD, discuss critical public health issues. It was a rare for the public to hear […]

Center offers casual monthly collaboration for anyone interested in implementation science

Written by Kim Furlow and Ashley Sturm, Center for Dissemination and Implementation The Center for Dissemination and Implementation invites those who have a new interest in or who are entrenched in implementation science to visit the monthly WUNDIR Café. WUNDIR stands for Washington University Network of Dissemination and Implementation Researchers and is a team that […]

López presents at International Criminal Court Office of the Proscecutor

Written by Adriana Aramburu, manager, Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration Julia López, PhD, WashU assistant professor of medicine, public health faculty scholar and core faculty of the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration, recently traveled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to present on impacts and strategies related to […]

Community Research Fellows Training Program celebrates 10th anniversary, looks to future

Program alumni and university supporters recently gathered at Delmar DivINe to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Community Research Fellows Training Program (CRFT).  It is a 17-week public health research training course that equips community members with the tools and resources to examine and address regional health disparities.  Since 2013, 193 CRFT alumni across seven […]