At the intersection of health policy and equity with Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH (Links to an external site)

Written by Leslie Roettger, ICTS/DOM Media/Marketing Administrator  The Department of Medicine recently caught up for a chat with Karen Joynt Maddox, associate professor in the Cardiovascular Division and co-director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy at the Institute for Public Health. Joynt Maddox spoke about the role of social determinants of health in […]

Social Determinants of Health Working Group studies minority populations and their needs during COVID-19 and beyond

Since the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 hospitalization and death rates have been higher for minorities nationwide. This is likely multifactorial, according to Institute Faculty Scholar and Co-director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy, Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH. “The evidence is overwhelming that minority populations including African Americans, Native Americans, and Latinx […]

Ferguson pilot grant and Institute match recipient

Washington University’s Ferguson Academic Seed Fund and the Institute for Public Health awarded funding to Darrell Hudson, PhD, MPH, Institute scholar and assistant professor at the Brown School, for his project titled, ‘An Examination of Race and Costs of Upward Social Mobility in St. Louis.’ Despite the improved socioeconomic status of black Americans, why are members of […]