Hillman Hall has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification from U.S. Green Building Council. Hillman is the university’s second LEED Platinum project, and the first on the Danforth Campus.
Breast cancer takes a daunting toll on all women, but it hits younger women especially hard, finds a new study from the Brown School. Women aged 18-44 with a history of breast cancer reported a lower health-related quality of life than older survivors, highlighting the impact of breast cancer on the physical and mental health of younger women.
The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis has announced a master of social policy and master of arts dual degree program with Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.
The Brown School has launched a 3-2 Master of Public Health program. Designed for Washington University undergraduates, the program allows students to earn both an undergraduate degree and a master’s in public health in five years. It is available to students pursuing any undergraduate major in Arts & Sciences.
Mistrust toward breast cancer treatment and the health care system at large were expressed by African Americans who participated in Chicago focus groups, suggests new research led by an expert on the health of vulnerable populations at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Washington University in St. Louis is launching a partnership with Duke University and Centene Corp., aimed at translating research into more effective health related behaviors.
Mark Rank has received the 2016 Society for Social Work and Research Book Award for his book “Chasing the American Dream: Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes.”
The 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration at Washington University in St. Louis will recognize members of the St. Louis and university community who continue to advance King’s message through service and leadership. Jason Purnell, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School, will deliver the keynote address at the event that begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in Graham Chapel.
Edward F. Lawlor, PhD, dean of the Brown School and William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, has been named St. Louis Individual Partner of the Year by U.S. Vets.
There is renewed interest by some Missouri groups for a proposed 23-cent-per-pack raise to Missouri’s tobacco tax, which is the nation’s lowest. While any raise in tobacco prices is one of the most effective ways to reduce
and prevent smoking, the modest tax raise does not go far enough, says a tobacco control expert at Washington University in St. Louis.