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Congratulations Ige A. George, MD, MS on obtaining your MS degree in Clinical Research

Dr. George recently completed all requirements for the Clinical Research MS degree at the University of Minnesota.

Somnuek Sungkanuparph, M.D., former ID fellow, receives Reseach Award 2017 of the Royal College of Physicians in Thailand

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT)” is a national organization of internal medicine physicians endorsed by the Medical...

Study: Accomplished female scientists often overlooked

Conference organizers invite male speakers over equally qualified women Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, speaks Wednesday, April 19, at a National...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD receives Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Graduate Students at Washington University honor outstanding faculty & staff at the 18th annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff (OFAS) Awards...

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow receives CROI 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow received a Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award....

Gary J. Weil, MD, HS ’82 Receives Faculty Achievement Award, Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Association Awards, 2016 Gary J. Weil, MD, professor of medicine and of molecular microbiology at Washington University School of...

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...

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD co-authors manual chapter

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD, 2nd year fellow co-authored the chapter “Cellulitis” in The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series, General...

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,...

Patel featured on the “Pulse of St. Louis”

On January 14, 2017, the Pulse of St. Louis, took a closer look at the state of HIV and AIDS...

Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

Data provides clues toward goal of eliminating worm infection The parasite that causes river blindness infects about 37 million people...

Division Newsletters

William G. Powderly is Named IDSA President

Pledging to continue the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)’s commitment to improving the health of all people, communities and...

Mattar Elected Chair of the Junior Doctors Network of the World Medical Association

Caline Mattar, MD, has been elected to serve as Chair of the The Junior Doctors Network (JDN), a network of...

Michael Lane, MD, MPHS, MSc appointed to the National Quality Forum

Dr. Lane, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Infectious Disease Standing Committee for evaluation of...

Courtney D. Chrisler, MD, named to IDSA’s Clinical Affairs Committee

During ID Week, Dr. Courtney Chrisler, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was selected to serve on the Infectious Diseases Society of...

Antibody protects developing fetus from Zika virus, mouse study shows

First intervention shown to prevent maternal-fetal transmission The most devastating consequence of Zika virus infection is the development of microcephaly,...

2016 Recipient of the Victoria J. Fraser, MD Fellowship Award

The Victoria J. Fraser, M.D. Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Infectious Diseases was established with a generous donation by the...