The Institute for Public Health 2023 Summer Research Program kicks off with new research track, 34 trainees

The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program launches this month with three tracks of study. This year, the program offers established tracks in Public and Global Health and in Aging and Neurological Diseases, and a new RADIANCE track in cardiovascular disease and blood disorders. Each summer, the program is open to students who seek challenge, research […]

Congratulations to 2023 Friedman Lecture Award Winners

Jamie Opsal, MS, executive director of the St. Louis City Senior Fund received the Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Award for excellence in Service to Older Adults. Beth Prusaszcyk, PhD, MSW, assistant professor at Washington University School of Medicine won the Alene and Meyer Koplow Award for Geriatrics, Psychiatry, and Neurology.  The Mark S. Wrighton […]

WashU Expert: Grieving in the time of a pandemic

Some 23,000 people across the globe — including more than 1,000 Americans — have died as a result of COVID-19 as of March 26. Along with many aspects of life since the virus took hold, grieving also has become more complicated for the friends and families of those who died. “There are two reasons,” said Brian […]