Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy and Economics Research co-Director, Timothy McBride, The Bernard Becker Professor at the Brown School co-authored a paper concerning a Brown School study showing that policy changes saved lives during the pandemic.
Ziyad Al-Aly, WashU epidemiologist and Institute for Public Health faculty scholar says a new study shows that people can still show symptoms of long COVID even if they originally tested negative.
WashU Public Health Faculty Scholar and Veterans Affairs physician, Ziyad Al-Aly says 2/3 of the current health problems he studied in patients occurred with increased risk two years after their initial hospitalization for COVID-19.
A new study by Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar & senior author, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, shows that for some who contracted COVID-19, pain and suffering may continue for two years after infection.
Some new small treatment studies on long COVID symptoms are “a step in the right direction” according to Faculty Scholar and epidemiologist, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD
The Harold D. Jolley Career Development Associate Professor of Energy, Environment & Chemical Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, Rajan K. Chakrabarty, PhD, says a new device tests COVID-19 through 1-2 quick breaths.
WashU scientists Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, (left) and Sean Whelan, PhD, lead a team working to minimize the risk of another devastating coronavirus pandemic by designing a vaccine that reduces sickness and death caused by all potentially deadly coronaviruses, including ones that have not yet affected people.
Senior author, Ziyad Al-Aly. MD has published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that Paxlovid is an “effective weapon” against COVID’s debilitating long-term effects on the body.
Faculty Scholar Ziyad Al-Aly, a clinical epidemiologist led COVID-19 research in 2020 and continues to see how later variants are impacting heart health.
Ziyad Al-Aly, a clinical epidemiologist studying long COVID published two studies which found that COVID-19 creates a greater risk of future cardiovascular diseases.
Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly, epidemiologist, says infection is likely to soar further as millions travel for the Chinese lunar New Year in a few weeks.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Institute Faculty Scholar, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, authored a new study showing the likelihood that dominant COVID-19 subvariants could mean a harsh winter in terms of illness.
The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, offers some insights into moving forward in a world still battling COVID-19 variants.
The Institute for Public Health’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation, the Brown School and the School of Medicine’s Infectious Disease Division at Washington University in St. Louis have collaborated to launch the Infectious Disease Dissemination and Implementation Science (IDDI) Initiative. “The time is right for a collaborative effort in implementation science and a broad swath of […]
School of Medicine faculty will lead an initiative to train data scientists in Rwanda. That faculty includes the Institute’s Global Health Center Director, Victor G. Dávila-Román, MD, co-principal investigator. Read the School of Medicine story.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student Sabir Khan, concerns the current state of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
In this blogpost by practicum student Chase Bryer, COVID-19 tactics used by service providers to aid immigrant and refugee populations is discussed.
Matthew Kreuter, the Kahn Family Professor of Public Health at the Brown School and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar has received $1.9 million in grants to help increase COVID-19 vaccinations among Black residents in St. Louis. Read the article originally published in The Source.
Originally published by the Washington University School of Medicine. News release written by Julia Evangelou Strait. A major study, partially supported by the Institute for Public Health, details long-term effects of COVID-19 among those who have survived the virus. The study’s senior author is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, an Institute faculty scholar […]
Meet a participant in the Global Health Mentoring Program and find out what attracted her to the program.
By Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD, the Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy, Brown School of Social Work and director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging On December 8, 2020, the first Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine went into the arm of a 90-year-old woman, Margaret Keenan, with the second delivered to an 81-year-old […]
This research was funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; the Institute for Public Health at Washington University; The American Society of Nephrology; and The KidneyCure Foundation. Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, who headed the study, is also a Faculty Scholar at the Institute for Public Health. This article was originally published by the Washington University […]
For many, this year was like no other in recent memory: politics, COVID-19, natural disasters like wildfires and hurricanes, mental health, racism, etc. What is your personal perception of how 2020 has affected Global Health? The Global Health Center compiled this capsule of reflections and artwork from Global Health practitioners, students and faculty. Title: Hunger […]
by Barbara L. Finch, MLA, Alumna, Washington University in St. Louis The older adults I know are scared. In the independent living retirement community where I live, eight months of isolation because of Covid-19 is beginning to take its toll. While we are no longer “locked down” like we were during the first few months of […]
by Danielle Friz, BSN Candidate, ’21, University of Missouri – St. Louis; participant Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program- Aging and Neurological Diseases Track In a seminar led by Dr. Nancy Morrow-Howell, director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, I was very interested to learn about how ageism has played such a […]
Written by Farhana Nabi, MD candidate at the University College Dublin & University College Dublin Scholar in the 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program The week of March 15th, I packed and unpacked my bags several times as I considered moving back home to Brooklyn. I had just gotten back from a road […]
Written by Lauren Jennings, BS Candidate, University of Kansas; SPRIGHT Scholar in the 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Abbreviated Track As a rising senior at the University of Kansas, I study Molecular Biology on the premedical track. My experiences working with marginalized groups in my collegiate career paired with my […]
Written by Emmanuel K. Tetteh, MD, MPH Candidate ’21 Washington University in St. Louis; Stephanie and Chris Doerr Summer Research Scholar in the 2020 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Abbreviated Track As COVID-19 cases in the United States and globally continue to rise, there is an urgent need […]
Written by Tanner Meyer, Masters Research Fellow in Aging, Class of ‘21, Friedman Center for Aging As we have written about before, ageism continues to rear its ugly head during the Coronavirus pandemic. The media has depicted older adults, ranging from age 60 to 100, as a homogeneous, frail group, destined to contract the virus. […]
Written by Emma Swinford, Natalie Galucia and Nancy Morrow-Howell Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis The American Society on Aging recently released a statement, which begins, “Age offers no immunity to racism and violence.” In fact, age often magnifies the impact of structural inequalities like racism. […]
The Institute for Public Health announces funding for seven research projects aimed at social and policy countermeasures in health that will mitigate the spread and negative impact of COVID-19 among individuals and communities. “While it’s important to advance research on basic science, testing and treatment for COVID-19, it’s equally important to understand the social, mental, […]
Written by Barbara L. Finch, MLA and alumna, Washington University in St. Louis Shortly before my husband and I moved into an independent living retirement community three years ago, a friend asked: “Will this be like living in a college dorm?” In some ways it is. There are a number of people (in our case, […]
The Center for Dissemination and Implementation has awarded $15,000 in Rapid Add-on Funding to the following study, which centers on the impact of a lapse in education to Pakistani and Afghani children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The RAD funding mechanism enables investigators to rapidly “add-on” measurements or pilot data collection to an existing observational or experimental research […]
Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health; Elvin Geng, MD, MPH, director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation; and Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH, co-director, Center for Health Economics and Policy Members of the Institute for Public Health team are using mathematical and epidemiological modeling to help inform local and state government and health authorities’ […]
Written by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Natalie Galucia and Emma Swinford of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis News coverage of the pandemic addresses everyone in later life as one monolithic group – “the elderly” – vulnerable, lonely, living in retirement facilities. Of course, attention […]
Across the world, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is affecting the lives of nearly every single person. A special spotlight series presented by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, features conversations with diverse members of the St. Louis regional community regarding how they view the pandemic, and what strategies they use to thrive in this time of […]
Written by Natalie Galucia, MSW; Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD; and Emma Swinford, MPH, MSW, Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging Embed from Getty Images Stay-at-home orders have meant that the routines of millions of people have been disrupted. To stay safe at home, many older adults have been disconnected from jobs, travel plans, grandparent obligations, […]
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health is featuring a series of blogs written by students who are isolating at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. These are a few of their stories: Reyan CoskunMedical Student Before medical school started, I had dedicated my last free summer to reading as many books as I […]
Written by Jessica A. Gold, MD, MS, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine & Faculty Scholar at the Institute for Public Health “How are you?” These three little words used to just be a casual greeting between friends, family, a doctor and a patient, or even casual acquaintances. They […]
Written by Angel Velarde, MD, MSCE, research director at LNCC-Incan & collaborator on the USAID-ASHA grant The President of Liga Nacional Contra El Cáncer (LIGA) e Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (INCAN), Dr. Vicky De Falla, announced that despite the impact of COVID-19 on Guatemala, patients at INCAN are still receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy treatment, although […]