2023 Founders Day Ceremony at Washington University celebrated honorees on Saturday, November 4. William G. Powderly, MD, J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences, was honored during the celebration with the Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty Achievement Award. The Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty Achievement Award recognizes faculty […]
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SHEA’s Senior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 15 years or more. Selection is based on the breadth and quality of the nominee’s contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology. Congratulations, Victoria Fraser, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA on your achievements and this well-deserved award!
IDWeek 2023 top four abstract submissions overall were selected for IDWeek Program Committee Choice Awards. The awards provided $2,500 each to support travel to IDWeek. The IDWeek Program Committee selected the recipients based on outstanding scientific research. These awards were selected from all accepted abstracts. Submitters did not apply for this award. Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI […]
Doctors say it’s a slight bump from what was the lowest level of cases since the start of the pandemic. ST. LOUIS — COVID-19 cases are rising in the St. Louis area. Why? You guessed it: school. “We are seeing steadily increasing levels of COVID,” Washington University Infectious Disease physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Steven Lawrence said.
The infectious diseases division at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has grown markedly in the last five years. In order to foster the continued success of our diverse missions, we are pleased to announce the appointment of four section heads for the clinical side of the ID Division. The major roles of […]
William G. Powderly, MD, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine & co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis served as the national principal investigator leading an NIH supported trial, “Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV) Trial”.
Joseph Cherabie, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a clinical ambassador for the national Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign, which is led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The campaign aims to end the […]
We are proud to announce the following faculty, each who have been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society. Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished clinicians and scientists from the United States […]
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) honored Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases, for her exceptional accomplishments in the field of Healthcare Epidemiology along with her years of service and commitment to SHEA. This category of academic membership honors individuals who have achieved special recognition and documented excellence […]
The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences recently announced five partnerships selected to receive funding through the 2022-2023 Partnership Development and Sustainability Support (PDSS) program. This funding enables partners to develop the trust, infrastructure, capacity and skills needed to undertake future collaborative research. Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, division of […]
Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), one of the highest honors available to internists. ACP Mastership is conferred to recognize excellence and contributions to internal medicine. De Fer was presented Mastership for 2021-2022 and Fraser […]
Washington University School of Medicine is a pioneer in groundbreaking research in all subspecialties in Infectious Diseases. We have vast experience with clinical, basic science and translational research and a long history of productive, impactful, and effective work to showcase for that. The organizing committee of this inaugural symposium includes William G. Powderly, MD, J. […]
The ACTIV-1 (ACCELERATING COVID-19 THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS AND VACCINES) is a large randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The trial set out to determine if certain drugs that help minimize the effects of an overactive immune response could speed recovery and reduce deaths in adults hospitalized with moderate to severe COVID-19. […]
The inaugural Mercy Clinic Provider Awards honored caregivers from their East Region. Jad Khoury, MD, ID Fellow 2003, was awarded Physician of the year as well as the Regional Physician of the Year. After a harrowing two years in a pandemic, Mercy Clinic took time to recognize the tremendous work and flexibility of its doctors […]
Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID), Infectious Diseases Society of America’s online journal, recently announced interim co-editors-in-chief: John W. Baddley, MD, MSPH, professor of medicine, infectious diseases division at University of Maryland School of Medicine, who previously served as an OFID associate editor, and Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases division at […]