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Don’t miss Matifadza G. Hlatshwayo, MD, MPH, instructor of medicine, presentation U=U at the Rep Sept 25

Join the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis for a dynamic exploration into the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS treatment...

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

Medicine residency house staff honor Gerome Escota, MD, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases

Congratulations, Gerome Escota, for being awarded not one, but two, Teaching Faculty of the Year Awards, in Infectious Disease and...

Kwon named to health policy committee

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

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD and the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Team collaborate in $3.4 million effort to make a better flu vaccine

The flu vaccine’s protection against influenza only lasts a few months. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, appointed Chair of SHEA Awards Committee

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, an assistant professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases, recently accepted a three year appointment of the...

Liang co-edits issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

Stephen Y. Liang, MD, MPHS, assistant professor of medicine, Divisions of Emergency Medicine and Infectious Diseases, co-edited an issue of...

Caline Mattar and Indi Trehan, co-directors of a program that teaches medical trainees how to provide care in developing countries

A starved supply closet and a lack of basic necessities such as electricity or running water pose significant health risks...

Stephen Liang Deployed with the Missouri Task Force 1 – in Response to East Coast Hurricanes

Stephen Liang, MD, MPHS, assistant professor of medicine, joined Missouri Task Force I (MO-TF1) in 2011 as a medical team...

Gary Weil, MD, receives a $2.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Infectious disease specialist Gary Weil, MD, at the School of Medicine, has received a $2.1 million grant from the Bill...

Spec appointed associate editor of OFID

Andrej Spec, MD, assistant professor and former ID fellow, was appointed Associate Editor for Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID). Dr....

Infectious Diseases Society of America honors faculty as distinguished physicians, scientists

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society, recognized distinguished physicians and scientists from...

Prior ID Fellow, Dr. Judy Aberg, Honored by the IDSA Foundation, Women in ID

Despite a history of unequal access to medical education, women have made a lasting impact on the world of medicine....

Gerome Escota, MD initiates twitter forum and challenges infectious diseases specialists

Gerome Escota, MD, assistant professor of medicine and co-director of our ID Fellowship program, initiated a forum for teaching and...

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PROMOTIONS!

We congratulate the following faculty on their promotions: Merilda Blanco-Guzman, MD, Yasir Hamad, MD, F. Matthew Kuhlmann, MD, Caline Mattar,...

Reflection on the NAM Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine – An Interview with the 2016-2018 Fellow, Dr. Jennie H. Kwon

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, at Washington University School of Medicine and an Associate...

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, ID expert, discusses the flu and this year’s vaccine with FOX news

ST. LOUIS –  How bad is the flu going to be this year? More than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized with...

Outbreak Prevention and Response Week is launching next Monday, September 17!

Join SHEA on Facebook next Tuesday (9/18) at 12:00 p.m. ET for a Facebook Live chat with Washington University School...

NEJM features two WashU ID cases, one cited in the Washington Post

The Washington Post featured one of two Washington University ID cases appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine last...

Steve Lawrence appointed Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences

Steve Lawrence, MD, MSc, associate professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean...