Read about the latest seed grants awarded by the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration.
Read about the latest project updates from these community-academic partnerships.
Several community-academic projects have been awarded funding by the Center for Community Health Partnership and Research.
Four research projects have received pilot funding from the Center for Dissemination & Implementation.
The Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, William Powderly, MD, was national lead investigator of a clinical trial involving patients with severe COVID who were administered two anti-inflammatory drugs. Read more about the study’s findings.
A student in the Summer Research Program – Aging & Neurological Diseases track reflects on her time working with the Emotion and Mental Health Lab.
Read a perspective on research and “Imposter Syndrome” by a participant in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Aging & Neurological Diseases track.
Cory Bradley, PhD, MSW, MPH wraps up his final year as a postdoc. Read about how he uses implementation science as tool for “justice making.”
The Institute for Public Health names a new center replacing its previous Center for Health Economics & Policy.
Anthropologist & Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner, led a study that found parasitic infections are probably widespread in low-resource communities in the southern U.S.
In this blog post, read more about the concept of “informed consent” in research.
Faculty Scholar and Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration collaborator, Julia Lopez works toward equitable health care for patients and families.
Join us for the next Collaborative Cafe to learn more about best practices for working with community partner advisory boards and other stakeholders.
In partnership with McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Global Health Center has awarded five projects with new Global Health Seed Funding.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy helps nurture the next generation of public health experts. Learn more about two of them.
The Global Health Center’s Early Stage Investigator’s meeting is open to any early investigator interested in or currently conducting global health research.
Faculty Scholar, Fangqiong Ling from the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed a machine learning model that uses microbes to tease out how many individual people they represent.
Read more about new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy.
Through the Institute for Public Health Pitch Partners’ funding mechanism, three area cancer awareness and prevention organizations have been awarded grants that will help further cancer equity in the St. Louis region.
Read about the 2022 Summer Research Program, which wrapped up in late July.
The Global Health Center and University partner, the McDonnel Academy, are joining forces to offer Global Health Seed Funding beginning Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.
The Center for Health Economics & Policy works with and helps amplify WashU faculty interested in health policy. The team welcomes two new faculty members for collaboration.
Each year, the Institute for Public Health supports the Partnership Development & Sustainability Support Program for local community organizations. Read about the 2022 awardees.
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research offers a new resource page on how to establish and maintain collaborative relationships to meet community needs.
HIGH-IRI has completed its first year of training to great success. See what a few of its participants are saying about their training.
Our university partner, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences will benefit from a $61M School of Medicine grant that will support such research in the region.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Fred Ssewamala, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor at the Brown School has received two grants from the NIH for his work in Uganda. Read about his study.
RAD funding from the Center for Dissemination & Implementation can boost your research projects’ established intervention or extend the spectrum of the work.
A new series on equity and equity in research examines how we achieve public health equity in health care and research.
Derek Brown’s engagement with the Center for Health Economics & Policy has aided in his research on how social services impact incidences of family violence.
The Global Health Center is collaborating on a research project that will deploy advanced radiotherapy in low and middle-income countries.
The Institute for Public Health is supporting the latest round of seed grants for its university partner, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity (CRE2). The center invites proposals for transdisciplinary projects that enrich scholarly engagement related to the Center’s mission and themes. Read more about these themes in the link provided […]
An ongoing project lead by Institute Faculty Scholar, Ashley Housten, is using implementation science to adapt an evidence-informed intervention.
A study finds that multiple agency input and teamwork can enhance mental health treatment in the Latinx community.
This blogpost by Summer Research Program student, Natalie VanderNoot covers the impact of biomedical research.
Meet a participant in the Global Health Mentoring Program and find out what attracted her to the program.
According to a new study by the Public Health Data & Training Center, there is a correlation between vacancy and crime. Read more.
Since March 2020, the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health has partnered with both the St. Louis region and the state of Missouri to provide data analysis and modeling related to COVID-19. These partnerships influenced the region to issue shelter-in-place orders sooner than they might have, allowed state officials to […]
Written by Lindsey Debosik, B.S. candidate in Public Health and Health Management at Saint Louis University and participant in the 2020 Institute of Public Health Summer Research Program For the longest time, I did not understand the value of research to society or to oppressed individuals within that society. As a public health student, I […]
Written by Samuel Jaros, BS student at Loyola University and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track students recently met with four researchers to discuss the do’s and don’ts of performing public health […]
Written by Brianna Cusanno, graduate student at University of South Florida & alumna of the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program When I entered the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track in June 2015, I was a college junior with little interest research as a career. Four years […]
Written by Lyndsey Armes, BS in biology candidate at University of Kentucky and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track Many researchers will tell you that they decided to go into a specific field because of their love for the subject matter, their curiosity, or their desire to […]
Written by Tobi Okopie, BS candidate, Georgetown University and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track On June 4th, Assistant Provost of Diversity Initiatives, Rochelle Smith, challenged us to define the terms we so often use to combat the injustices inherent in the American educational […]
Written by Amy Jasani, BA, Neuroscience; MPH, Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track When I entered the grand auditorium and took my seat, I expected to hear a lecture on modern bioethics cases or the ugly […]
Written by Adjoa Cofie, undergraduate student, Stockton University and participant in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program Explaining research to my grandma is something particularly challenging for me. Except, instead of my grandma, it’s my parents and my friends. It is a bit easier to explain to my friends, because even though they […]
Written by Dr. Peter Fischer, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine Indonesia is the world’s 4th populous country with 13,000 islands and poor access to physicians is common. Many health research projects in Indonesia are not located in hospitals or clinics of big cities, but instead are […]
Written by Robert Doyle, data coordinator for the REACH Initiative at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research/Center for Community Health Partnership & Research at the Institute for Public Health Diversity of participation in National Institute of Health (NIH) research became a mandate with the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993, yet nearly 25 years later, […]
Written by Kym Radford, outreach coordinator for the REACH Initiative at the Institute for Clinical & Translational Sciences/Center for Community Health Partnership & Research at the Institute for Public Health Research matters to me. In the late 2000s, a study conducted at Washington University was instrumental in the early detection and confirmation of Alzheimer’s disease—a […]
Written by Shea Roesel, clinical research coordinator I at Volunteer for Health at the School of Medicine As a clinical research coordinator with the Volunteer for Health (VFH) office at Washington University School of Medicine over the past 15 years, I have noticed that each participant’s situation is distinctive and the motivation to participate in […]