Center launches gender-based violence disclosure toolkit in Mexico

August 4, 2021

Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health & Julia Uyttewaal, manager of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration This summer, the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration officially launched its revised toolkit for service providers and humanitarian workers in Mexico. The toolkit offers guidance on how to approach the thorny issue […]

Research team uses implementation science to positively affect breast cancer patients

July 9, 2021

Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Meeting the needs of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can be challenging due to the multifaceted coordination required to address their complex care. An ongoing project lead by Institute Faculty Scholar, Ashley Housten, is using implementation science to adapt an evidence-informed intervention. Housten is an assistant […]

WashU professor recognized for recommendations for radiation oncology practice response in catastrophic natural disasters

July 9, 2021

Written by Jeanie Bryant, coordinator of the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health Hiram Gay, MD, professor of Radiation Oncology at Washington University in St. Louis, is lead author on the most downloaded article in 2020 in the journal, Practical Radiation Oncology. There’s a reason. The article, Lessons Learned from Hurricane Maria […]

Study shows effective team approach to mental health services among Latinx community

July 7, 2021

A research study entitled, “Juntxs Se Puede: A Relational Teamwork Approach toward Enhancing Wellness” by a research team including Institute Faculty Scholar, Diana Parra Perez, shows that teamwork between multiple agencies is the most effective way to provide mental health treatment for members of the Latinx community. The study is funded by the Center for […]

In Memoriam…

June 4, 2021

2021 Summer Research Program welcomes students

June 2, 2021

Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health As the world slowly rebounds from an unprecedented year, this week, students from 13 universities across the U.S. and Ireland begin the eighth annual Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program. Twenty-two students are participating in the program (June 1-July 31), which features two tracks: Public and […]

Center celebrates “Older Americans Month”

May 19, 2021

Find out about the career paths of several of WashU’s employees and where they go from here.