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Malnourished children aided by Faculty Scholars’ work

The United Nations’ food regulatory body has made some recent changes to guidelines for fatty acid content in therapeutic foods, based on the work of an Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar and a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine. The study, led by Faculty Scholar and the Helene B. Broberson Professor […]

Call for proposals! Institute to match funds for CRE² seed grants

The Institute for Public Health is supporting the latest round of seed grants for its university partner, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity (CRE2). The center invites proposals for transdisciplinary projects that enrich scholarly engagement related to the Center’s mission and themes. Read more about these themes in the link provided […]

Institute Faculty Scholar and obstetrician urges pregnant women to get boosted

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 […]