Two centers, community health workers and partner community organizations are rallying together to provide Covid-19 vaccines to area communities.
Center director featured on WashU podcast: Easing the fear of vaccines (Links to an external site)
Elvin Geng, MD, director of the Center for Dissemination & Implementation speaks on the podcast, “Show Me the Science” about establishing more effective communications to quell public fear of vaccines.
Study on vaccine preferences shows breaking down population by preference is important to meeting needs of the unvaccinated public
We know that the U.S. has been successful in vaccinating those who want the shot however, as we continue to hear about vaccine hesitancy or outright opposition, WashU dissemination and implementation researchers have conducted a study to get to the root of public preference. The study, entitled, “Preferences for COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategies in the […]
Center for Dissemination & Implementation awards pilot grant
Read more about the projects that have most recently been granted funding through the Center for D&I pilot grant program.
WUSTL faculty weigh vaccine disparities/mistrust
An article in the St. Louis American features several faculty scholars discussing vaccine mistrust.
COVID-19 vaccine fast facts!
Get all the facts on the COVID-19 vaccine.
Institute director leads new COVID-19 clinical study
The Larry J. Shapiro Director, Institute for Public Health, William G. Powderly, MD, associate dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences; co-director of the Washington University Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, is principal investigator on a new study of anti-inflammatory drugs in COVID-19 patients. According to a […]
The best shot at overcoming vaccination standoffs? Having doctors listen to – not shun – reluctant parents (Links to an external site)
Vaccines save between two and three million lives per year by protecting individuals from diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and others. Clean water is the only other public intervention to save more lives than vaccines. Despite their life-saving benefits, however, parental resistance toward childhood vaccinations is increasing. Read the full story…