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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...

Congratulations, Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H, assistant professor in ID, on receiving the Ethic of Service Award from Washington University!

Washington University in St. Louis and the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement presented the 16th annual Gerry and...

With scarce resources, Rupa Patel, MD, assistant professor of medicine, ID division, with Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE, address mental health needs of 1 million refugees

COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh — From high atop barren hills and the crests of skinny, rutted roads, the views of...

Mike Diamond, MD, PhD, co-senior author of data that could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis caused by chikungunya

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013,...

Second year fellow, Kap Sum Foong, MD (center), receives SHEA Award

Pictured with Dave Warren, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, professor of medicine,  Kap Sum Foong,...

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...

Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H among three St. Louisans selected to national list of influential young executives

Dr. Patel of Washington University School of Medicine, Mark Bini of Express Scripts, and Amy Schnettgoecke of Emerson have been...

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...

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...

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...

New strategy may curtail spread of antibiotic resistance

Study identifies key step in spread of drug resistance, opportunity for intervention Spotless surfaces in hospitals can hide bacteria that...

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...

Documentary in development about Dr. Gerry Medoff, ‘A Race for Another Day’ against Parkinson’s

Dr. Gerry Medoff lead the team at Washington University School of Medicine to help develop the original 24-pill cocktail that...

Dr. Gerald Medoff, former director of ID Division, dies peacefully Monday, January 14, 2019

Remembered as an inspiring leader, investigator, dedicated teacher, caring physician. Gerald Medoff, MD, an emeritus professor of medicine and former...

Faculty member Dr. Rupa Patel conducted forensic exams of violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) published their report on the Chut Pyin Massacre with forensic evidence of violence against the...

Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, associate professor of medicine and William H. McCoy, MD, PhD, instructor in medicine, shed light on how medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome

Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces oil production in the...