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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Jessie Gold, MD discusses a “burnout” as a workplace-associated condition.
Learn more about our Center for Dissemination & Implementation student collaborator, Flora Cohen and her work in Uganda.
Assistant Professor of psychiatry and Faculty Scholar, Jessie Gold, MD discusses the need for mental help support in our current volatile time.
Faculty Scholar and assistant professor of psychiatry, Jessica Gold, MD discusses the risks of suddenly stopping antidepressants.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Faculty Scholar Jessica Gold, MD, discusses artists who are willing to talk about their own challenges with mental health.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy offers a look at strategies to improve health outcomes for people with diabetes and obesity.
Faculty Scholar Jessi Gold, MD, spoke with MedPage Today about what she calls the “illusory truth effect”.
Two Institute Faculty Scholars have written about their study into mental health of older adults. Read about it here.
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.
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.
The Center for Dissemination & Implementation at the Institute for Public Health has awarded Rapid Cycle D&I Add-on (RAD) awards to two research studies in order to rapidly respond to untapped opportunities in D&I. Our center’s Rapid Cycle D&I Add-on (RAD) grants fund up to $20,000 in direct costs and enable researchers doing clinical or effectiveness research […]
The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able to walk through water without getting wet. Naomi Rachel Remen, MD The case management team from the Institute’s Life Outside of Violence (LOV) program recently presented, “This is About […]
A study finds that multiple agency input and teamwork can enhance mental health treatment in the Latinx community.
Read more about the projects that have most recently been granted funding through the Center for D&I pilot grant program.
The Center for D&I helps researchers find opportune ways in which to add D&I Science to their research. Read more.
According to a new study by the Public Health Data & Training Center, there is a correlation between vacancy and crime. Read more.
The Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration releases a statement about the recent shootings and deaths of Asian American workers.
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Center for Community Health Partnership and Research announces $10,000 in seed funding for each of three public health-related projects through its Pitch Partners² program. The projects were originally “pitched” to a group of community members, organizations and faculty at a Pitch Partners […]
Written by Lauren Klein, Notre Dame University and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track As I approach the halfway point of the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track, I realize how much it has already influenced me personally and professionally. […]
The legalization of marijuana has become a trend in various states across the United States. As a result of looser marijuana policies, a whole new market for recreational marijuana retailers has developed in legalized states. The authors of this study sought to examine the online marijuana marketing practices on Weedmaps, a popular website for retailers. […]
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and e-liquids are readily available in Guatemala. While marketed as a way to sidestep the smoke-free law, these products are not regulated and do not contain warnings unlike like cigarette marketing protocols. Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH, associate professor of surgery, conducted the first study analyzing e-cigarettes and e-liquids in a low/middle income […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 9th annual conference, Mental Health is Public Health: Innovative Approaches to Behavioral Resilience. Poster Session Award Winners Congratulations to our three top posters from this year’s conference: “Patterns of Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates and Trends in Trinidad and Tobago” by Wayne A. Warner, Damali N. Martin, […]