WashU study co-author and epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD discusses the “staggeringly high burden” of long COVID in the past two+ years.
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.
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.
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.
Chief of research and development at Veteran Affairs St. Louis Health Care System, Ziyad Al-Aly discusses the possibility of getting long COVID
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.
Two centers, community health workers and partner community organizations are rallying together to provide Covid-19 vaccines to area communities.
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly weighs in on neurological disorders that could come as a result of COVID.
Faculty Scholar and clinical epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, talks about a Stanford study on the COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid.
Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, Rupa Patel, MD, talks about the importance of “balance” during the holiday season.
Faculty Scholar and Global Health Center collaborator, Cindy Brantmeier recently addressed the United Nations Latin American Congress.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar and chief of research at the VA STL Health Care System responds to the question of attending large indoor/outdoor sporting events.
This School of Medicine story highlights several studies, including one by the Institute for Public Health in conjunction with the St. Louis County Health Department, that reveal gaping disparities in the U.S. that are negatively affecting non-white women.
A story by the School of Medicine says that research led by Institute Faculty Scholar, Al-Aly found that repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections contribute significant additional risk of adverse health conditions in multiple organ systems. Photo by Matt Miller.
Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly’s latest study shows Paxlovid can reduce long-Covid. His team evaluated veteran’s administration patients at high risk.
Research from the lab of Faculty Scholar, Brian Carpenter looks at older adults’ understanding of COVID-19 messaging.
Research from the lab of Fangqiong Ling at the McKelvey School of Engineering finds SARS-CoV-2 material in wastewater reflects illnesses in communities. It also helps establish guidance for future studies.
Faculty Scholar, Jason Newland, MD, says don’t fear, vaccines are safe and “extremely important” for keeping kids healthy and in school.
Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, epidemiologist and Faculty Scholar, studied people with positive COVID-19 cases and those without for this study.
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.
Institute Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly, MD & team found that people who have had COVID-19 are at higher risk of strokes, memory and movement disorders in the first year after infection.
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly talks with NPR about the severity of the flu vs. COVID-19.
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.
Faculty Scholar & infectious disease specialist, Steven Lawrence, MD, discusses Missouri’s high rate of COVID and what the fall season could look like.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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. […]
There’s an app that will tell you if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. Yes, there’s an app for that!
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Ebony Carter, MD, is urging pregnant women to receive the COVID-19 booster to reduce the high risk of severe illness from the virus. According to Washington University’s COVID-19 Update, which offers the latest area COVID-19 information for school faculty, staff and students, Carter says, “Barnes-Jewish Hospital is seeing rising […]
Written by Cindy Brantmeier, PhD, professor of applied linguistics, global studies and Institute faculty scholar, and Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. George Bernard Shaw A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, led by Institute Faculty […]
On November 16, at the Immigrant Service Provider Network’s (ISPN) Annual Conference, researchers from the Institute for Public Health presented results from the study, “Impacts of COVID-19 on immigrant communities & service providers in St. Louis.” The study was a collaboration between ISPN and the Institute’s Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration, Center for […]
Written by the COVID-19 Update team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis As we approach the holiday season, WashU Med infectious diseases specialist Steven Lawrence, MD, says it’s important to keep in mind that COVID-19 activity remains high, with case numbers rising in the region and much of the country. Vaccines, now […]
How can we help the public understand and more positively react to social media messages and medical experts about national crises’ such as COVID-19? An editorial commentary recently published in the journal Science makes recommendations about how adding a “new lane” of implementation science can improve the way we manage crisis’ like COVID-19 moving forward. […]
The 14th annual Institute for Public Health Conference may have ended, but the focus on resilience and preparing our public health infrastructure for the future, continues. For this year’s hybrid (live and virtual) conference, the institute convened nearly 400 faculty, students, public health leaders and the public for education and discussion on: Fortifying our public […]
We know that the U.S. has been successful in vaccinating those who want the shot however, as we continue to hear about vaccine hesitancy or outright opposition, WashU dissemination and implementation researchers have conducted a study to get to the root of public preference. The study, entitled, “Preferences for COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategies in the […]
The Institute for Public Health is helping support the Requiem of Light Memorial event for those in St. Louis who lost their lives to COVID-19. The event will take place Oct. 2 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Art Hill in Forest Park and was spearheaded by Institute Faculty Scholar and WashU Director of Medical […]
Written by Julia Evangelou Strait A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis estimates the number of deaths that could have occurred had public health orders been delayed for one week, two weeks or four weeks as the pandemic was first taking hold in St. Louis city and St. Louis County. […]
Dr. Elvin Geng outlines a recent study he co-authored that explains predictors of those who are hesitant or on the fence about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
In this blog post, Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Track student Devin Diggs discusses work on antimicrobial strategies to mitigate COVID-19 among K-12 students.
Dr. Powderly weighs in on the newest positive cases of COVID-19 and what symptoms are most prevalent.
Read more about the projects that have most recently been granted funding through the Center for D&I pilot grant program.
Originally published by the Washington University School of Medicine. News release written by Julia Evangelou Strait. A major study, partially supported by the Institute for Public Health, details long-term effects of COVID-19 among those who have survived the virus. The study’s senior author is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, an Institute faculty scholar […]