Feb. 15 2016
Danforth Campus
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Please complete the form below once your event has been approved for co-sponsorship. If you have any questions, contact Emily Hickner at ehickner@wustl.edu. We recommend event organizers download our Memorandum of Understanding (included in the form below) for reference. Our logo set can be downloaded from the WashU Public Affairs website. Please refer to the Communications […]
The Healthy Mind Study will determine whether or not exercise, health education, mindfulness training, or a combination thereof can slow down or reverse age-related cognitive decline.
According to a recent study from Brown School faculty members Michal Grinstein-Weiss and Michael Sherraden, an experimental Individual Development Account (IDA) had no effect on whether participants opened a retirement account or the adequacy of their retirement savings. The study, published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work, is the first to examine the 10-year follow-up […]
Washington University in St. Louis faculty with an active interest in public health are encouraged to apply to join the Institute for Public Health's scholar program.
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary study titled For the Sake of All focuses on the health and well-being of African-Americans in St. Louis.
Washington University’s Center for the Humanities has announced a new Minor in Medical Humanities. The new program “approaches health, disease and medical care as culturally embedded human experiences that vary across time and place. In addition to exploring health, disease and medical care as core human experiences, the program of study is designed to provide […]
Nov. 04 2016
Danforth Campus
November 04 - 05, 2016
The Center for Community Health Partnership and Research is supporting Environment Missouri’s efforts to address the public health effects of global warming. This support includes getting the word out to community-based organizations and community members concerned about the health risks associated with global warming and global warming related pollution. The planet is the hottest it has been in 115,000 years. […]
Graham A. Colditz headshot
Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery and Division Chief, Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health
Aaron Hipp and Robert Pless worked with Amy A. Eyler on a study using technology to effectively measure the use of built environments as a means to improve public health.
Public Health Cubed Seed Funding (Cycle 3.0) Public Health Cubed (PH3) is a rapid seed funding mechanism for Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. The program nurtures novel ideas in public health research or education. It allows faculty teams to address major social problems too complex for a single disciplinary approach—and to pursue experimental ideas […]
We bring together mature adults (50+) and younger foreign-born people for career mentoring and English-language sessions that explore cultural differences.
Public Health Cubed Seed Funding Public Health Cubed (PH3) is a rapid seed funding mechanism for Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. The program nurtures novel ideas in public health research or education. It allows faculty teams to address major social problems too complex for a single disciplinary approach—and to pursue experimental ideas that might […]
By Tim Peterson, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis While more and more people are taking an interest in aging and lifespan, awareness on healthspan lags (Figure 2). If you don’t know what healthspan means you aren’t alone. What is healthspan?   Many might agree that “healthspan” can be defined as […]
HomeShare St. Louis aims to match Washington University graduate students to older adults with homes in nearby neighborhoods.
In partnership with the University of Missouri Extension, the Center for Community Health Partnership and Research has awarded seed funding for multiple public health-related projects aimed at advocating for more equitable regional policies and stricter violence prevention efforts in under-resourced communities. Through its Pitch Partners2 funding mechanism, the center has collaborated with the Neighborhood Leadership […]
Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health The Institute’s Center for Community Health Partnership & Research, a founding member of the St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission (VPC), is helping the organization spread the word about a series of “Safer Summer St. Louis” events. The events include arts programs, fitness, relaxation, boxing, neighborhood improvement […]
Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
A new process has been developed for academic researchers to foster bi-directional community partnerships with the St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN) for network-wide collaborations.
April 05 2016
Medical Campus
April 05 - 06, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers up some key tips for Thanksgiving food safety on how to safely thaw, handle, stuff, and cook a turkey. Clostridium perfringens is the second most common bacterial cause of food poisoning, and meat and poultry account for 92% of outbreaks with an identified single food source. Read the […]