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Gerome Escota, MD selected to chair Teaching and Learning Resources Work Group of IDSA

The Infectious Diseases Society of American Medical Education Community of Practice Committee (IDSA Med Ed COP) recently selected Gerome Escota,...

Dr. Escota, Lawrence and Kirmani receive distinguished service teaching awards

Distinguished Service Teaching Awards were awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Three of our infectious diseases faculty were recently honored...

For hospitalized patients with fungal infections, specialists save lives

Infectious disease physicians cut death rates by 20%. Bloodstream infections caused by the fungus Candida are among the most common...

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...

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...

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...

Drs. Rupa Patel and Brad Stoner will lead network to provide advice, support for local groups providing medicine that prevents HIV

The battle against HIV increasingly looks winnable, and Washington University in St. Louis is helping lead the charge. Rupa Patel, MD,...

Michael Diamond, MD, PhD and Daved Fremont, PhD, co-inventors of Zika diagnostic test granted market authorization by FDA

Test based on Washington University research can detect signs of Zika infection in serum

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,...

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...

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...