St. Louis area funders heard about health equity in aging from the co-directors of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging.
How to reimburse Community Health Workers through Medicaid expansion is the topic of a new white paper published by the Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy & Economics Research.
Read about how our Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration helped draft a new policy on gender-based crimes and presented it at to the International Criminal Court.
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 […]
The Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Public Health recently collaborated to bring gun violence expert, Jillian Peterson to WashU for a special event on solutions for gun violence in St. Louis. Read more about it.
Read about the Nov. 15 special event outlining the latest Local to Global Health partnership that is bringing home visits to pregnant women in STL and Nigeria, who are at high risk of heart disease.
Read about and watch video clips from the Public Health at WashU Annual Conference 2023!
A new WashU study by Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars Maura Kepper and Amy Eyler and team, finds that collaborative partnerships are critical to responding to our community’s complex health inequities.
WashU study co-author and epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD discusses the “staggeringly high burden” of long COVID in the past two+ years.
Meet Asst. Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at WashU’s School of Medicine, Lindsey Filiatreau, PhD, MPH. She’s in the center collaborator dissemination & implementation SPOTLIGHT!
Join the Provost’s office, the Here and Next Initiative and the Institute for Public Health for the 16th Annual Public Health at WashU Conference, Sept. 23-24!
The Institute for Public Health conducted a city-funded assessment of the Cure Violence St. Louis effort and found that the program had a positive effect in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood in N. STL.
Institute Faculty Scholar, psychiatrist and asst. professor at WashU School of Medicine, Jessica Gold MD, says we have a tendency to reason our way out of feeling painful emotions.
Read more about the collaborative symposium on Antimicrobial Stewardship’s role in health care and infectious disease prevention. It was recently hosted by the Center for D&I at the Institute for Public Health and WashU’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
Learn more about a toolkit training day in Mexico where service organization, Save the Children-Mexico learn how to assess disclosure of Gender-Based Violence.
The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, William Powderly, MD, was national lead investigator of a clinical trial involving patients with severe COVID who were administered two anti-inflammatory drugs. Read more about the study’s findings.
Psychiatrist and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Eric Lenze, MD, recommends taking two different classes of antidepressants raises the chances that you will “get better from depression.”
Karen Joynt Maddox, MD spoke with the Associated Press about a recent study on the alarmingly high rate of maternal mortality. The story was also covered by ABC News & other major outlets.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, is featured in this month’s WashU’s Outlook Magazine about his work on “society’s biggest health issues through vast data analysis”
School of Medicine Clinical Epidemiologist and Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly discusses how long COVID can manifest as heart problems.
Cory Bradley, PhD, MSW, MPH wraps up his final year as a postdoc. Read about how he uses implementation science as tool for “justice making.”
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.
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.
Read a summary of the 2023 Friedman Lecture & Awards held this spring.
The Institute for Public Health has awarded pilot funding to two projects working to end Opioid Use Disorder.
Faculty Scholar and Brown School Associate Professor, Derek Brown, PhD, talks about helping children grow up healthy.
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.
Dr. Jessi Gold, Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor and Director of Wellness at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis explains, “Unlike acute stress, which is a reaction to a specific event, chronic stress is a consistent feeling of being pressured or overwhelmed for a long period of time.”
Learn more about the important work this infectious disease expert is doing both here and in Africa to eradicate HIV.
Finally some good news about long COVID. Ziyad Al-Aly, director of WashU’s Clinical Epidemiology Center says its complicated, but LC symptoms are less common now.
Faculty Scholar & asst. Professor, Julia Lopez says messages about COVID vaccines & other health info has not reached non-English speakers in St. Louis.
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.
Professor of International Criminal Law Leila Sadat, special advisor on crimes against humanity to the ICC prosecutor, discusses how arrest warrants can be confirmed in absentia in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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.
If you’ve watched HBO’s “The Last of Us”, you know what a scary fungus in humans looks like. But it is real? Biological Anthropologist and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner discusses.
Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics & Policy, Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, weighs in on protections of personal medical information.
Psychiatrist and Asst. Professor, Jessi Gold, MD discusses the importance of children to “see parents as human” and discuss mental health struggles in age-appropriate ways.
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 […]
Chief of research and development at Veteran Affairs St. Louis Health Care System, Ziyad Al-Aly discusses the possibility of getting long COVID
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.
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has awarded funding to two projects through its PDSS program. Read more about these community-academic partnerships!
Those who have experienced COVID-19 infection may have issues with gastrointestinal disorders within a year, according to a team study led by Ziyad Al Aly, MD.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Jessie Gold, MD discusses a “burnout” as a workplace-associated condition.
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.
Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor, Kimberly Johnson, PhD, co-authored a paper analyzing Missouri Medicaid expansion’s positive impact on the survival rates of children with cancer.
Learn more about our Center for Dissemination & Implementation student collaborator, Flora Cohen and her work in Uganda.
Faculty Scholar and Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases, Jason Burnham, MD, discusses the impact of pollution from life-saving drugs on poor communities across the globe.
Faculty Scholar and Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration collaborator, Julia Lopez works toward equitable health care for patients and families.
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.
Congratulations to Tess Thompson, PhD, MPH, research assistant professor and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar for her 5-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to study unmet social needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.