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 […]
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration Spotlight Series Meet WashU faculty and students, and outside experts, practitioners, and policymakers working at the intersection of human rights, gender and migration issues. October 2020 Marcela French Data Services Coordinator The Women’s Safe House   July 2020 RUMI KATO PRICE, PhD, MPE Professor of Psychiatry, School of […]
Over 100 medical, pharmacy, and public health students and faculty gathered at St. Louis College of Pharmacy on December 1, 2017, to discuss the ever-changing landscape of global health study and service. The day began with a presentation by Dr. Keith Martin, Director of the Consortium for Universities in Global Health (CUGH), in which he […]
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 […]
Institute for Public Health and Washington University Join Effort to End AIDS by 2030 St. Louis City and County sign “Fast-Track Cities” Declaration As of Dec. 1, 2019, St. Louis is now one of more than 300 Fast-Track Cities committed to ending HIV/AIDS by the year 2030. The Institute for Public Health and Washington University […]
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 […]
Cancer and public health expert Graham Colditz offers five evidence-based recommendations for a diet that will help prevent cancer.
Washington University anthropologist Glenn Stone gets beyond the GMO debates to investigate the history and current usage of Golden Rice.
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.
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 […]
Research centers at Washington University in St. Louis study a wide variety of public health issues that affect local, national and global communities.
Seth Eisen
Professor, Division of Rheumatology, School of Medicine