Lora Iannotti, a professor at the Brown School, has been named recipient of the 2022 Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.
Tescha Hawley, a 2002 Brown School alumna, is among 10 finalists for CNN’s “Hero of the Year.” Cast online votes through Dec. 5.
WashU will host more than a dozen screenings as part of the 32nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival. The citywide event showcases the best in contemporary cinema.
Samuel Kizito, a PhD student in public health sciences at the Brown School, co-authored a correspondence published in The Lancet addressing the HIV epidemic among adolescents in Sierra Leone.
Gena Gunn McClendon, director of community engagement at the Brown School’s Center for Social Development, died Oct. 21, 2023, in St. Louis after a battle with cancer. She was 65.
Washington University is partnering with the St. Louis Integrated Health Network on a five-year $3.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funding aims to help improve health, prevent chronic diseases and reduce health disparities.
Leopoldo Cabassa, a professor at the Brown School, has been appointed as a member of the Mental Health First Aid Research Advisory Board.
Rachel Marsh, CEO of the Children’s Alliance of Kansas, leverages her two WashU degrees to promote child safety and well-being.
Nhial Tutlam at the Brown School, associate director for research at the International Center for Child Health and Development, won a research scientist career development award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
After Medicaid expansion began in Missouri in July 2021, the proportion of emergency department visits financed by Medicaid rose by nearly 15 percentage points, while the proportion of such visits financed by the uninsured dropped by 14 percentage points, finds a new analysis from the university’s Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy and Economics Research.
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