McDonnell Academy 5th International Symposium

The 5th Mcdonnell Academy International Symposium will focus on the global challenges of energy and environment, food and water, public health and aging.

Global trial to test whether MMR vaccine protects against COVID-19

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is the clinical coordinating center for an international trial aimed at evaluating on a large scale whether the MMR vaccine can protect against COVID-19. The study will recruit front-line health-care workers, including those from lower- and middle-income countries. The countries involved include Canada, Ghana, Ireland, South Africa, […]

School of Law enters second-year partnership with Fudan University

The Washington University in St. Louis School of Law is entering the second year of its partnership with the Fudan University Law School in China. The program allows a cohort of students from Fudan to study at the School of Law. Through the partnership, students in Fudan University’s Juris Master program study for one year […]

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Hidden Costs of the Pandemic: Local and Global Perspectives

October 29, 2020 | 1:20 – 3:15 PM CST Join us for a panel discussion featuring local and global perspectives on the hidden costs of the pandemic. Experts across disciplines and countries will reflect on the many ways in which Covid-19 has transformed our lives – from the impact on women and children to the […]

Fred Ssewamala

Fred M. Ssewamala

William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine; Director and Founder, International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) and Director, SMART Africa Center, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Ambassador to: Makerere University

International Symposium

Global Town Hall: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty OCTOBER 8 | 2020 | 8:30 – 10:00 AM (CST) This event will be conducted virtually via Zoom. The burden of the global pandemic on health systems, economies, and societies has been the most disruptive force in 2020.  It has brought into sharper focus other problems […]

Interim University-Sponsored International Travel Guidance

While a return to international travel is critical to the university’s mission, particularly our research mission, doing so must be executed thoughtfully and responsibly, given the uncertainty of the new COVID-impacted travel landscape. It is key that the university provides a higher level of support than usual to keep travelers healthy and safe. These measures […]

McDonnell Academy awards seed grants for research on infectious diseases and the impact of COVID-19

The McDonnell Academy has awarded $250,000 in seed grants to kick-start 11 research projects led by Washington University faculty members and their collaborators from across the globe. The projects explore the international social, economic and public health ramifications of the COVID-19 outbreak and lessons for future pandemics. The recipients were chosen from a highly competitive applicant […]

McDonnell Academy seeks proposals on infectious diseases and long-term impact of COVID-19

McDonnell Academy awards seed grants for research on infectious diseases and the impact of COVID-19 Infectious Diseases and COVID-19:  Addressing Challenges to Public Health and Society Through Global Collaboration The McDonnell International Scholars Academy seeks to spur collaborative research on issues related to public health challenges that stem from infectious diseases, like COVID-19, and the […]

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