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1 in 4 kids who get antibiotics in children’s hospitals are prescribed the drugs incorrectly

Overuse contributes to dangerous drug-resistant bacteria New research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that...

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...

Dr. Jonathan H. Sheehan joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Jonathan Sheehan, PhD joined the  Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on July...

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...

Rupa Patel, MD and Anne Glowinski, MD address mental health crisis among Rohingya refugees.

COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh — A 12-year-old Rohingya boy flatly, stoically tells of how, within three hours one day in...

Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD new Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD, has accepted the position as Co-Director of the...

Jennie Kwon invited to serve on two national committees of IDSA and SHEA

Dr. Kwon recently joined the IDSA Research Committee. The goals of the IDSA Research Committee are to promote research and...

SHEA honors Babcock with advancement to Fellow

The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) advances Dr. Hilary Babcock to the SHEA member category of Fellow of...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, Reflects on the NAM Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, is an assistant professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases, at Washington University School of Medicine and...

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

overuse contributes to drug-resistant infections, excess costs

Rupa Patel recognized among 40 Under 40 honorees for 2018

Dr. Rupa Patel receives wide acclaim for launching HIV prevention clinic

Cancer weapon: Zika virus kills glioblastoma stem cells in early research

Zika virus kills glioblastoma stem cells in early research

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...

Dr. Rupa Patel’s HIV PrEP program thrives in St. Louis. She and Jesse Milan, CEO of AIDS United, are interviewed by St. Louis on the Air.

Washington University’s Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP) Program provides ‘tools to end the epidemic’ widely accessible. Last Saturday, December 1,...

Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, receives 2017 Young Investigator Grant from Global Probiotics Council.

The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee formed by Danone Nutricia Research and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the three...

Mary Horgan, MD, elected 142nd and first female President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Mary Horgan, M.D, has recently been elected as President Designate of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.  Dr. Horgan will...

William G. Powderly, MD, will serve as inaugural Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute of Public Health

The directorship of the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis has been named in honor of...

HilaryBabcock, MD, MPH elected Vice President of SHEA

Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School...

Kwon Named National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, has been selected as a 2016 National Academy of Medicine Fellow in Osteopathic Medicine. Kwon,...

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