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Infectious diseases docs may be lifesaving for patients with antibiotic-resistant infections

Consultation with ID specialists associated with lower patient mortality for some infections

Lead author, Michael Durkin, MD, and colleagues show no progress in reducing antibiotics among outpatients

overuse contributes to drug-resistant infections, excess costs

Powderly leads panel discussion at International Forum in Taipei

Washington University hosts forums for India, Greater China

Caline Mattar, MD, instructor of medicine and ID fellow ’16 joins faculty of “Beyond Boundaries” interdisciplinary program

Archeologists teach alongside engineers. Artists collaborate with doctors. Senior citizens and teenagers share in discussion groups. The Beyond Boundaries interdisciplinary...

Jeff Henderson, MD, PhD named co-director of new graduate program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and molecular microbiology was recently named co-director of the the new Biochemistry,...

Gerome Escota selected Clerkship Director in Medicine

Gerome V. Escota, M.D. has been selected as the next Clerkship Director in Medicine. He will provide the professional, administrative...

Former infectious diseases fellow, Maria Bibiana Ristig Walshe, MD, FACP, explores her talent through digital art form

Former ID fellow, Dr. Maria Bibiana Walshe has stepped into the pastel and digital art world. Maria uses free time...

Gary Weil, MD, and his international colleagues spur new WHO guidelines for disabling tropical disease.

Research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to issue...

J. William Campbell, MD receives Alumni Achievement Award

J. William Campbell, MD, former ID fellow ’82, a private practice clinician and professor of clinical medicine at Washington University...

Kwon joins board of American Osteopathic Association

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has...

William G. Powderly Installed as Larry J. Shapiro Director

William G. Powderly, MD, was installed as the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health during a ceremony...

The good of bacteriuria? A group led by division Faculty Jeffrey P Henderson, M.D., Ph.D., identified a drug-like molecule made by E.coli.

Recent Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences graduate, Shannon Ohlemacher, is a first author along with professor Jeff Henderson on...

Welcome to the ID Division Jason Burnham, MD

Jason Burnham, MD, Instructor in Medicine Jason was born and raised in Houston, Texas and remained in Texas for college...

Victoria Fraser Honored by St. Louis Business Journal

Victoria Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine, former co-director of the Infectious Diseases Division and current Chair of the...

Congratulations to junior faculty recently promoted!

We congratulate Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, Andrej Spec, MD,  Michael J. Durkin, MD, MPH, Ige A. George, MD, MS,...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, is lead author on study that suggests ways to ‘starve’ hard-to-treat E. coli infections

Aggressive UTI bacteria hijack copper, feed off it Copper has long been known for its ability to kill bacteria and...

Lawrence Receives Infectious Diseases Teacher of the Year Award

Steven J. Lawrence, associate professor of medicine, was honored at the annual senior lunch celebrating the graduating Internal Medicine residents...

Jason P. Burnham, MD, 2nd year fellow, recipient of the Jonathon Freeman Award

The Scholarship was established by SHEA to promote the training of outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate interest in the...

Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, former ID fellow, is inducted in Hall of Fame, Royal College of Physicians in Thailand

Former fellow, Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT)...

Somnuek Sungkanuparph, M.D., former ID fellow, receives Reseach Award 2017 of the Royal College of Physicians in Thailand

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT)” is a national organization of internal medicine physicians endorsed by the Medical...