A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The study was led by Lindsay Stark, associate professor at the Brown School.
Childhood and adolescent cancer survival in the United States does not vary by rural/urban residence at the time of diagnosis, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
There is a significant gap between the income minimum wage working parents earn and the real costs it takes to support a family, finds a new report from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Jason Kander’s admission this week that he has suspended his Kansas City mayoral campaign to seek help for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has helped to reduce stigma around mental health by being open, honest and courageous, says an expert on PTSD at Washington University in St. Louis.
“If anyone needed visible, painful evidence of how little progress the United States has made in attaining gender parity, this senate hearing was it,” argues Mary Ann Dzuback, chair of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
Over time, older individuals who live in senior housing communities were found to be less likely to have high levels of hospitalization, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, along with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Stanford University, are recipients of a five-year $11.6 million National Institutes of Health multi-institutional grant, Advancing Science & Practice in the Retail Environment (ASPiRE).
Increases in federal transfers, money that the federal government sends to states to improve the well being of citizens, are strongly associated with a decrease in infant mortality rates, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Over the past four years, The Divided City, an urban humanities initiative at Washington University in St. Louis, has supported dozens of projects exploring the effects of spatial segregation. This fall, the university will launch a second phase, The Divided City 2022, thanks to a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Rather than social work practice being based solely on a therapist’s intuition and assumptions, social workers should consider a system of evaluation and measurement based on hard data, suggests a professor of social work at Washington University in St. Louis.