This innovative study offers flexibility and can be tailored to help address various individual barriers and determine which combination of strategies works best to quickly get people back into care but then ensure they stay in care. Aaloke Mody, MD, primary investigator
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 symposium on Antimicrobial Stewardship’s role in health care and infectious disease prevention, co-chaired by Assistant Research Professor, Ginger McKay, PhD, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI, was recently hosted by the Center for D&I at the Institute for Public Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Gonorrhoea is the second most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection globally. The World Health Organization has identified Neisseria gonorrhoeae as a high-priority pathogen due to widespread antimicrobial resistance. Currently, there are no rapid diagnostic tests widely available to identify Neisseria gonorrhoeae which is exacerbating antimicrobial resistance problem due to notoriously inaccurate syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections, […]
Infectious diseases faculty weigh in on the possible effects of climate change on infectious diseases such as facilitating the evolution of multidrug-resistant superbugs and redrawing the map on endemic fungal infections.
Dr. Cory Bradley uses D&I science as a tool for driving forward racial equity and justice projects.
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”.
Congratulations Michael Diamond and David Curiel, recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for development of nasal vaccine against SARS-CoV-2!
Marilia Pinzone, MD, third year ID fellow, is among physician-scientists named Dean’s Scholars. Congratulations, Marilia!
Washington University Infectious Diseases Division welcomed Amita Gupta, MD, MHS as the Inaugural J. Russell Little MD Lecturer at the 2023 Annual Infectious Diseases Research Symposium on June 22, 2023. J. Russell Little, MD, was on the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis from 1964 to 2005. He served as chief […]
Jacco Boon, PhD, associate professor of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology and Pathology and Immunology, has received more than $4 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since he first started to study the Bourbon Virus. He is the principal investigator on two NIH grants and a co-investigator on another two grants to […]
The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards are presented by Washington University medical students to faculty and house staff in appreciation of exemplary service in medical student education. Each fall, medical students finishing their first, second, and third years of study select the course masters, lecturers, clerkship directors, attendings, and residents who distinguished themselves most in their efforts, […]
Washington University infectious diseases faculty and trainees met up for dinner at the 2023 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Event hosted in Seattle, WA. Several trainees are training in the antibiotic stewardship program and infection prevention. Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, 2nd year ID fellow, was awarded the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship by the Society […]
The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) announced the election of 100 active and international members for 2023. These new members come from 49 different institutions and represent excellence across the breadth of academic medicine. They were officially inducted into the Society at the ASCI Dinner and New Member Induction Ceremony, April 21, 2023, as […]
Congratulations, Dr. Parra-Rodriguez, MD, third year fellow, for being selected for the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), New Investigator Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on the quality of the submitted abstract, application, and letter of recommendation. New Investigator Scholarship recipients are the presenting author of an accepted abstract. All scholarship recipients are required […]