The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, joins Show Me the Science podcast for an update on COVID-19 variants causing the latest wave of infection.
Tag: Infectious Disease
Faculty Scholar & infectious disease specialist looks back at two years of the pandemic (Links to an external site)
Institute Faculty Scholar and WashU infectious disease specialist, Steven J. Lawrence, MD, talks with Show Me the Science podcast about the frustrations, surprises and successes as the third year of life in a pandemic continues…
CDC director speaks with WashU Med colleagues about the pandemic (Links to an external site)
CDC Director, Rochell P. Walensky, MD, MPH, a WashU alum, spoke with Bill Powderly, MD, the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health and other School of Medicine colleagues about the pandemic.
Why vaccine hesitancy? Newly published study assesses predictors
Dr. Elvin Geng outlines a recent study he co-authored that explains predictors of those who are hesitant or on the fence about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 and Compounding Losses
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 […]
Reflection: Public health in St. Louis
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 […]
Emergency Departments, Older Adults & Coronavirus Part I: What are the Geriatric Emergency Department (GED) Guidelines?
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. […]