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Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI will lead all COVID-19 related issues for WUSM Student and Occupational Health

Dr. Jennie H. Kwon, (ID fellow 2016) Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine, Associate Medical Director...

Infectious Diseases Physicians at the School of Medicine tackle coronavirus

Clinical teams ready Soon after a novel coronavirus first appeared in China in late 2019, researchers, doctors and staff at...

Institute for Public Health and Washington University Join Effort to End AIDS

St. Louis City and County sign “Fast-Track Cities” Declaration As of Dec. 1, 2019, St. Louis is now one of...

Escota and George Finalists at IDSA IDEA Incubator Competition

The innovative work of Gerome Escota, MD, and Ige George, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, were honored during the...

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI joins European Confederation of Medical Mycology as a Fellow

The Academy of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) welcomed Andre Spec, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, as...

Congratulations to our ID physicians recognized on the 2019 Best Doctors List

Congratulations to our ID physicians recognized on the 2019-2020 Best Doctors List. Washington University Physicians has more Best Doctors than...

Hlatshwayo selected member of Med Ed COP’s Monitoring Work Group

Matifadza G. Hlatshwayo, MD, MPH, Clinical Instructor is one of the newest members of the Mentoring Work Group. The purpose...

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...

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joins the infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases ans an Assistant Professor on July...

Dr. Carlos Mejia joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Carlos Mejia joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on...

Gary Weil, MD, receives $2.4 Million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Fund DOLF Project in Papa New Guinea

The DOLF project has received a 2.4 million dollar grant to support studies to assess the impact of an IDA...

Congratulations to Caline Mattar, MD, selected chair of Expert Advisory Group for Global Antimicrobial Resistance hub based in Germany.

Caline Mattar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has been named chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Global Antimicrobial...

Congratulations to our Faculty 2019 Promotions

Professors of Medicine Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH Makedonka Mitrevea, PhD Associate Professors of Medicine Jacco Boon PhD Eva Istvan,...

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....

Up to $24 million will help to eliminate two tropical diseases

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports research to fight elephantiasis, river blindness Research from Washington University School of Medicine in...

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...