Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine
From hospital wards to schools: the diversity of infectious disease research Written by Devin Diggs, B.S. candidate in Neuroscience and Behavior at the University of Notre Dame and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program This summer, I am working alongside Jason Newland, MD, MEd, Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine. […]
By Emmanuel K. Tetteh, MD, MPH Candidate ’21 Washington University in St. Louis. Participant, 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Abbreviated Track Stephanie and Chris Doerr Summer Research Scholar As COVID-19 cases in the United States and globally continue to rise, there is an urgent need for responsive […]
Starting Early: Inspiring the Next Generation of Doctors and Citizens By Lauren Klein, BS candidate, University of Notre Dame Institute for Public Health 2019 Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track The Institute Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health track participants visited Little Medical School (LMS), an organization […]
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
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The manager of trauma services at St. Louis Children's Hospital recently went to this Brady Campaign and American Public Health Association Summit in Washington, DC.
Health Equity Critical to Reducing Maternal and Infant Mortality The U.S. could avoid about 40% of maternal deaths if all women had access to quality health care. The key to helping resolve this issue is to focus on maternal and infant equity in order to foster healthy moms and babies. That was the resounding message […]
Community advocate works to amplify voices of people living with HIV/AIDS Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Fast-Track Cities St. Louis just celebrated its first anniversary as one of 300+ cities around the world working to end HIV/AIDS by the year 2030. One year ago, on “World AIDS Day” (12/1), Institute for Public […]
Summary: “The Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases” Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Washington University infectious disease and climate change experts recently joined the Global Health Center and members of the WUSTL global health community for the 8th annual Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference. Organizers hosted the event virtually this […]
Inherent Challenges to Conducting D&I Research in Aging By Beth Prusaczyk, NIMH Predoctoral Fellow, PhD Candidate, Brown School It is hard to imagine a field of study that would not benefit from incorporating dissemination and implementation (D&I) into its strategic plan and foci. Many fields such as medicine and public health have already done so […]
The emergence, rapid spread, and ongoing transmission of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa have taught us many lessons about this deadly disease that was virtually unknown in the developed world before 2014: EVD can cause very large, sustained epidemics.
Research to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis and Related Neglected Tropical Diseases             By Chinmayi Venkatram, BA Sociology candidate, University of Pittsburgh 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track Dr. Gary Weil, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, spoke to the students […]
Improved cancer care of underserved patients in Guatemala Written by Mahija Ginjupalli, undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, BSA Neuroscience; the Amelia Brown Johnson Memorial Scholar and participant in the 2021 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track […]
The unseen fabric that connects information Written by Kim Furlow & Anne Trolard, Institute for Public Health “Water, water everywhere; but not a drop to drink.” The sailor in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” says this as he gazes out upon the salty ocean from the bow of his ship. This […]
Larry J. Shapiro Director, Institute for Public Health; Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences; J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine, Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS); Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine
By Tamara Bhandari This article was originally published by the School of Medicine As a worldwide pandemic washes over the St. Louis region, the Washington University Medical Campus is eerily quiet. Most visitors, students, staff and research faculty are no longer on campus. Limited patients come to its medical buildings, as many appointments are taking […]
My Perspective as a First Year MSW Working in the Field of Aging   By Tanner Meyer, MSW ‘21 When applying to the Brown School, my personal statement promised that I would pursue a career in LatinX health care. This is still my goal, though I have paired it with another: to work with aging […]
Prior to 2014, the main factor determining how much federal funding states received for their Medicaid programs was the Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (FMAP). Beginning in 2014, states that adopted Medicaid expansion received a higher match rate (100% for three years, tapering off to 90%) for their newly eligible populations only. There is also an […]
Yards away from some of the best medical facilities in the country, some people have to live in panic over the pursuit of medical services
By Biva Rajbhandari, 2016 Summer Research Program participant I have always been passionate about global health and the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program gave me the opportunity to build my skill set and knowledge for a career in global health. My summer project was to investigate the perceived health risks and safety of […]
By Rumi Kato Price, PhD, MPE, Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine and Porpong (Paul) Boonmak, MD, Candidate for the Master of Population Health Sciences, McDonnell International Academy Scholar Did you know that, globally, severe episodic phase of major depression is judged even more disabling than untreated AIDS? The level of […]
Lessons Learned from Global Health Week 2019 by Aishwarya Nagar, MPH candidate at the Brown School and President of the Global Health Student Advisory Committee It is no easy feat to distill the complexity and diversity of global health discourses into one week, but it is nevertheless accomplished year after year by Global Health Week. […]
by Relebohile Masitha, BA, Public Health & Economics, Agnes Scott College 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track I have conducted interviews for needs assessments and small projects before. This is my first time conducting interviews for research. What I enjoy most about the research I do is the conversations […]