27 Oct

As the pandemic continues, how do we recognize the value of public health for the future? How do we prepare our public health infrastructure for future emergencies? Can we strengthen public trust in our health leaders and processes? In what ways can we align health care systems and fortify infrastructure, so that they are ready […]

1 Nov

Global Health Week

November 1, 2021 to November 5, 2021

Global Health Week is a university-wide event that brings together Washington University and the St. Louis community to engage around global health topics. Global Health Week will take place November 1-5, 2021. Check this page for updates on all affiliated events. Events Monday, November 1 Andean Civilization Contributions to Food Sovereignty, Sustainable Diets and Climate […]

3 Nov

Join the Center for Community Health Partnership & Research for the next installment of the Know Your Level of Community Engagement lecture series. This session will highlight the St. Louis Integrated Health Network’s Network Community Academic Partnership (NCAP) which seeks opportunities for partnership between IHN community health centers and academic institutions. Faculty and research teams […]

9 Nov

Elizabeth Kamau, PhDSenior Lecturer, Department of Human NutritionEgerton University, Kenya Elizabeth Kamau will discuss current trends in child nutrition in Kenya, situating the Kenyan case in the larger global and African contexts. This talk will explore challenges such as high rates of stunting and under-nutrition, and explain research approaches to better understanding these problems. They […]

10 Nov

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation features leaders in the field throughout the academic year to offer talks on a variety of relevant topics as part of the Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series. Join us on November 10 for Crowdsourcing and its opportunities and challenges within Implementation Science with Dr. Juliet Iwelnumor of Saint Louis […]

11 Nov

The Washington University Network for Dissemination and Implementation Research (WUNDIR), is an informal network of researchers with a common interest in dissemination and implementation science in a variety of different settings and sectors. This will be a hybrid meeting with opportunities to join virtually and in person, please email sturm@wustl.edu if you would like to […]

12 Nov

CHEPAR Meeting

November 12, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE

The Center for Health Economics and Policy holds meetings of the Collaborative of Health Economics and Policy Analysis Researchers, or CHEPAR, every 6-8 weeks. The purpose of the group is to facilitate research in the areas of health economics and policy by Washington University investigators. These meetings are open to Washington University faculty, staff, students and external collaborators.

16 Nov

Iribe Mwangi, PhDChairman, Department of Kiswahili, The University of Nairobi The bearer of culture is language. Through language, a people’s way of life is passed either to a different generation or a different group. This presentation argues that by studying lexical items borrowed and adapted into Kiswahili from foreign languages, it is possible to identify […]

7 Dec

Lombe Mwambwa, PhDExecutive Director, National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation, Zambia “Sport for Development” is an approach to health promotion that also has objectives regarding violence prevention and gender equity. This conversation explores themes of progress, tensions, and contradictions in sport for development interventions that address inequalities in Africa. We will […]

9 Dec

The Washington University Network for Dissemination and Implementation Research (WUNDIR), is an informal network of researchers with a common interest in dissemination and implementation science in a variety of different settings and sectors. This will be a hybrid meeting with opportunities to join virtually and in person, please email sturm@wustl.edu if you would like to […]

10 Dec

CHEPAR Meeting

December 10, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE

The Center for Health Economics and Policy holds meetings of the Collaborative of Health Economics and Policy Analysis Researchers, or CHEPAR, every 6-8 weeks. The purpose of the group is to facilitate research in the areas of health economics and policy by Washington University investigators. These meetings are open to Washington University faculty, staff, students and external collaborators.

14 Dec

Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW, MBAFounder & Executive Director, The Association for Rehabilitation and Reorientation of Women for Development (TERREWODE) & Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW ’10, will share her story from idea conception and motivation through consensus development for holistic obstetric fistula care in Uganda. Her talk will include key learnings from […]