Aerosols are bits of solid matter suspended in air. They can absorb and reflect light, contributing to the warming and cooling of the atmosphere. When they are below a certain size, particles known as PM2.5 can enter a person’s bloodstream and penetrate the lungs.
Addressing the complex health issues and health disparities facing the St. Louis region and the world.
On November 15, leaders from the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health and Department of Medicine, cardiovascular experts from the University of Abuja, Nigeria and project partners and leaders from Parents as Teachers National Center joined WashU alumni, faculty, students, and members of the WashU Alumni and Development team for a special […]
Before even graduating from the Washington University School of Medicine, classmates Yang Jae Lee, MD 2021 and Gautum Adusumilli, MD 2021 were already committed to solving some of the most pressing problems in global health equity.
Brown School researcher Leopoldo J. Cabassa is part of a team that has received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study mental health intervention in Chile. The project’s aim is to improve outcomes and care for people in Chile who experience first-episode psychosis (FEP). First episode psychosis refers […]
From 2020-2022, the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis, studied barriers that survivors of Gender-based Violence (GBV) face when deciding whether to seek help or report their experiences.
In November of 2019, air quality in New Delhi reached such dangerous levels that schools closed, flights were cancelled, and local authorities declared a public health emergency.
Contributing to the reduction of poverty and improvement of public health outcomes for children, adolescents, and families in Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing nations.
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University, with support from the Office of the Provost, awards seed grants that stimulate high-impact research linking university experts with our partners around the world. These investments help research teams, often representing cross-disciplinary fields, demonstrate the power and potential of their work.
On Oct. 7, Palestinian militants launched an unprecedented attack on Israel, killing nearly 900 Israelis and taking 150 more hostage. The hostages include civilians, children, elderly and soldiers. The attack, which many have compared to the 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States, took the world and the Israeli military by surprise. Carly Wayne, an […]