For 38 years, Ida Early has contributed to many facets of Washington University. She reflects on the moments that have led her to this point as she prepares for retirement.
Kathy Kniepmann, at the School of Medicine, is an inquisitive, compassionate faculty member who inspires prospective and current students in the Program in Occupational Therapy. She discusses her life, her career and her lifelong interest in learning.
As business manager of Edison Theatre and the 560 Music Center, Bill Larson is responsible for a variety of duties, from booking shows to selling tickets to even mopping the stage. “I want to make the 560 and Edison a destination for everybody on campus,” he said.
As university archivist, Sonya Rooney is charged with keeping track of the university’s institutional history as well as helping people find answers to their research questions.
The School of Medicine’s James DuBois, DSc, PhD, helps researchers from all over who have had lapses in laboratory compliance or research ethics, providing strategies and resources to help them get back on track.
Jennifer Gartley, a professional flutist who has performed with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, serves as programming and public outreach director for the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences. It’s just one of the notes she plays at Washington University.
Nephrologist Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Nephrology at the School of Medicine, is a leading innovator in kidney research. Humphreys seeks to find better treatments to prevent kidney failure, a potentially fatal condition affecting 37 million Americans.
Stan Braude, professor of practice in biology, is a talented teacher who instills in his students the skills they need to prepare for life outside of Washington University. Take it from his students, though — because if you ask him, he will give all the credit to Joe (his St. Bernard).
Gwen Randolph, an immunologist by training, began her career studying immune cells and how they travel around the body. But she has made a career out of breaking down scientific silos and asking questions no one else had thought to ask.
Andrea Wang-Gillam, MD, PhD, is an oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center whose family’s careers inspired her lifelong interest in helping people through medicine. Today she aims to improve outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.