On this page: Library Guide Local and Regional Organizations Focused on Reducing Gun Violence National Organizations Focused on Gun Violence Prevention Volunteering and Voting Further Reading Journal and Print Media Articles Library Guide Provided by the Becker Medical Library and the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis, this guide will point […]
Cancer and public health expert Graham Colditz offers five evidence-based recommendations for a diet that will help prevent cancer.
Paving the Path for my Granddaughter by Ebony B. Carter, MD, MPH, assistant professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Embed from Getty Images “In the shadows of our finest medical facilities, where kings and shahs travel thousands of miles for the world’s best medical care, black babies […]
Comprehensive Resources  A Guide to Global Health Resources from the Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University includes databases, surveys and other information about fellowships, funding, courses, student groups, careers, and more Global Health Resource Guide is a downloadable list of organizations, books, podcasts, internships and conferences Public Health Careers from the Institute for Public […]
The Water Will Come: Are You Denying This Will Impact You?
The Institute for Public Health and its Global Health Center offer summer research programs that offer students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding faculty mentors focusing on public health and global health.
At the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program, I am lucky to work under the mentorship of Dr. Kathleen Bucholz.
We bring together mature adults (50+) and younger foreign-born people for career mentoring and English-language sessions that explore cultural differences.
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis Faculty Scholar, Institute for Public Health Bio: Leila Nadya Sadat is an internationally […]
On April 10, 2015, the Center for Community Health Partnerships at the Institute for Public Health hosted a discussion panel titled “Systemic Issues and Potential Broad-Based, Upstream Solutions to Challenges Facing Community Health and Health Care.” Participants included: Lannis Hall, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine and Director […]
Keynote speaker for Friedman Lecture & Awards says it’s time to rethink our vision of getting older Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health   Joe Coughlin, the keynote speaker for this year’s Friedman Lecture & Awards, knows all about issues in aging, how to grab opportunities and ways to circumvent the challenges of […]
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The following is a month-by-month overview of Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars featured in campus, local and national media. 2020 Faculty Scholars in the News October 2020 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 January 2020 2019 Faculty Scholars in the News December 2019 November […]
Colditz, the Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery and chief of the Division of Public Health Sciences, is being honored for distinguished contributions to cancer epidemiology and prevention, particularly through his translation of research to advance the popular understanding of strategies to reduce cancer risk. As an epidemiologist and public health expert, Colditz has a longstanding interest […]
Pediatric emergency and trauma physicians at St. Louis Children’s Hospital offer their perspective on the growing epidemic of firearm-related injuries and deaths.
by Eniola Kasim, BS Medicine, University College Dublin 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program participant – Public & Global Health Track As a medical student with an interest in infectious diseases, I was really looking forward to attending this seminar. The fact that tiny microorganisms such as bacteria (which are about are about one tenth the […]
Washington University anthropologist Glenn Stone gets beyond the GMO debates to investigate the history and current usage of Golden Rice.
by Melissa Edmiston, MPH, Vice President of Operations for Mavuno Like many of us, I sat in MPH classes and learned the keys to program planning, implementation, and evaluation. I’m proud to say I can draw a logic model — the glorious one-page fits all diagram displaying exactly how a program will unfold — in […]
In June 2013 the Friedman Center for Aging hosted a meeting prior to the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatric’s World Congress in Seoul, South Korea.