Institute for Public Health and Global Health Center

The Institute for Public Health’s Global Health Initiative works to stimulate the creation of transdisciplinary teams to advance the science and application of effective interventions and services that have a positive impact on global population health. The institute strives to create collaborations that: transcend disciplinary boundaries to produce advances that address the full spectrum of factors […]

International Conference on Public Health

International Conference on Socioeconomic Determinants and Consequences of Public Health Academia Sinica in Taiwan and Washington University in St. Louis jointly organized an international conference on Socioeconomic Determinants and Consequences of Public Health. The conference was held on June 26-27, 2012, at Academia Sinica, followed by a one-day information tour on June 28. The conference […]

Brisbane, home to McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium co-host The University of Queensland, provided a beautiful backdrop for the important discussions on pressing global issues.

Mental health: growing global knowledge means more support for people

Through the knowledge shared in the Aging & Public Health session of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium, I started to think more about the daily impact of our research for family and society, an important motivation for me.

Hacking Health

March 20 – 22, CIC @4240. This past weekend the Skandalaris Center’s first ever Healthcare Hackathon successfully ended its first run with seven unique teams presenting their ideas. With a focus on translational science in medicine and healthcare, teams aimed to ‘hack’ the best practices and products from other industries to see if they could be repurposed […]

Global Health Week September 23-27, 2013

Each year, the Global Health Scholars in Medicine program enables 10 internal medicine residents to treat refugees at clinics in St. Louis.

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