Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and e-liquids are readily available in Guatemala. While marketed as a way to sidestep the smoke-free law, these products are not regulated and do not contain warnings unlike like cigarette marketing protocols. Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH, associate professor of surgery, conducted the first study analyzing e-cigarettes and e-liquids in a low/middle income […]
Haiti relies heavily on outside factors for medical, social, and public health services as the public sector is too under-resourced to meet the extreme need.
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 […]
The Institute Welcomes Victoria Quinn of Helen Keller International for Women Leaders in Public Health Career Lecture Series
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 […]
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.
WashU students gain firsthand knowledge of the many public health issue in Haiti as part of a course focused on public health interventions in developing countries.
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 […]
Eight students were selected to participate in the Inaugural Global Health Research Program from nearly 100 applicants.
14 students joined Lora Iannotti, PhD, on a trip to Haiti to gain firsthand experience in issues related to global health.