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Patel, co-founder, and Mattar and 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...

Mike Diamond elected to National Academy of Medicine: Membership is one of highest U.S. honors in health and medicine

Virologist and immunologist Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, and Neuroscientist, Azad Bonni, MD, PhD, both of Washington University School of Medicine in...

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PROMOTIONS!

We congratulate the following faculty on their promotions: Merilda Blanco-Guzman, MD, Yasir Hamad, MD, F. Matthew Kuhlmann, MD, Caline Mattar,...

Reflection on the NAM Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine – An Interview with the 2016-2018 Fellow, Dr. Jennie H. Kwon

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, at Washington University School of Medicine and an Associate...

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, ID expert, discusses the flu and this year’s vaccine with FOX news

ST. LOUIS –  How bad is the flu going to be this year? More than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized with...

Under the direction of Shabaana Khader, PhD, study identifies why some TB bacteria prove deadly

People who fall sick with drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) face daunting odds. Only about two in three survive the illness, unlike...

Dr. Rupa Patel credits the KL2 for providing structured mentorship, time to research, and reflect on her career path

At Washington University in St. Louis, an NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program hub, Rupa R. Patel, M.D., M.P.H., assistant...

Robyn Klein, MD,PhD, neuroimmunologist promotes diversity in science

In 2016, as Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, and Jessica Williams, PhD, then a postdoctoral fellow in Klein’s lab, looked over...

Outbreak Prevention and Response Week is launching next Monday, September 17!

Join SHEA on Facebook next Tuesday (9/18) at 12:00 p.m. ET for a Facebook Live chat with Washington University School...

Full time opportunities for instructor of medicine and/or assistant professors of medicine

Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri seeks full-time Instructors and/or assistant professors of medicine to provide clinical care in the...

Dr. Rupa Patel, along with other WashU Faculty Are Aiding in Rohingya Refugee Efforts

Since August 2017, over 900,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, establishing the largest single refugee camp in the world....

NEJM features two WashU ID cases, one cited in the Washington Post

The Washington Post featured one of two Washington University ID cases appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine last...

First and second year fellows receive travel grants to IDWeek 2018

First year fellows, Matthew Hevey, MD and Kap Sum Foong, MD, along with second year fellows, Abdullah Aljorayid, MD, Juan...

Makedonka Mitreva, PhD elected to join the ASTMH Scientific Program Committee

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) membership reflects a wide range of expertise in tropical medicine. For this...

Obituary: J. Russell Little, professor emeritus of medicine, 87

J. Russell Little, MD, a professor emeritus of medicine, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in St. Louis following a long...

Jennifer A. Philips, MD, PhD, and Jeffrey P. Henderson, MD, PhD, associate professors of medicine and molecular microbiology, Infectious Diseases Division, both receive LEAP Awards.

Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, better known as the LEAP Inventor Challenge (LEAP) exists to propel Washington University intellectual property...

Steve Lawrence appointed Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences

Steve Lawrence, MD, MSc, associate professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean...

IDSA names Barnes-Jewish Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently designated Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis as an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of...

ETHealthWorld interviews Gary J Weil, MD, to learn more about latest drug treatment to eliminate lymphatic filiarisis

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Gary J Weil, MD, professor of medicine and molecular microbiology, to learn more about...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, receives Outstanding Citizenship Award

Dr. Kwon, assistant professor of medicine, was selected to receive the 2018 CRTC Scholar Outstanding Citizen Award. The CRTC is...