07/20- Thomas Burroughs, Ph.D., executive director of Saint Louis University’s Center for Health Outcomes Research (SLUCOR), has been appointed to a three-year term as interim dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice.
07/11- Avi Sukhwal's parents expected he would follow in their footsteps and become a physician. When he told them he wanted to go into public health, his parents simply wanted to know that he would be able to make a living. He's headed to a Ph.D. program this fall, but as an M.P.H. student concentrating in global health, it was Sukhwal's interest in mental health that really took him places.
07/03- To me, social justice is not a luxury but a right and necessity for every human on the planet.
06/23- As part of an ongoing feature, members of our college community reflect on the meaning of social justice for them and their fields. We asked students from our diverse programs what social justice means to them.? Jordan Kaufman, a B.S. in social work student, weighs in.
06/19- “It’s not like one parent failed to do their duty,” says Kathryn Krupsky, a Master of Public Health student and graduate research assistant at the College. “This is a systemic issue and we want to do what we can to help from a public health, social work and a clinical perspective.”
06/19- A Q&A with Rhonda BeLue, the new chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice.
06/19- How do you re-engage and retain people who have dropped out of or never received care for an HIV infection? Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., explored this question in a paper recently published by AIDS and Behavior.
06/12- The Spring 2017 issue features student service day events, faculty research and a Q&A with the incoming department chair, Rhonda BeLue.
05/26- “Knowledge is powerful. It requires action. Apathy is negligent,” said Fred Pestello, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Saint Louis University, in his address of the Class of 2017.
05/26- Faculty members at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice were awarded 31 grants and contracts valued at nearly $2 million in 2016.
04/25- Carolyn Compton, a dual Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration student, was recently recognized by the National Organization for Victim Assistance as a 2017 Honored Victim Advocate for her work at the Central West End Neighborhood Security Initiative.
04/25- “Part of the challenge is to better educate our students in what they could be doing to help. Currently, finances are not interwoven well into social work education, which is something we’re working on,” says Birkenmaier.
04/21- Now in its second year, the student-organized Public Health Fair on April 1, 2017, drew nearly 900 attendees to its many events, which included a keynote speech by Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer of the City of St. Louis.
04/21- Kate Becker is uniquely qualified to take a lead role in the changes taking place on the Saint Louis University medical center campus. The president and CEO of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is a 2011 graduate of the College for Public Health and Social Justice and one of the few hospital CEOs in the country with an M.P.H.
04/05- Twelve teams of undergraduate students from across the country competed in the fifth annual Public Health Scholar Bowl at Saint Louis University on April 1, 2017.
03/28- An early online article in the American Journal of Public Health by Saint Louis University researchers puts the bulls-eye of Zika transmission on the Mississippi delta.
03/01- "It's a positive reflection of their community. It's something they don't often get to see in the mainstream media," says Amaly Yossef, photographer of the "I Am Muslim And..." social media campaign.
02/23- Briana Clare, M.H.A. '18, has been chosen as the new student liaison for the St. Louis chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives, a nonprofit association of black health care executives.
02/22- Despite reports about the increase in heroin use, more teens believed it was “probably impossible” to get heroin in 2014 than in 2002, according to a Saint Louis University study.
02/21- Health management and policy graduate students develop skills and attitudes to support a positive gender environment in health care.
02/17- "These are obviously failing departments. They cannot protect and serve their constituents. In fact, they prey on them."
02/07- "We are racing against the clock in a good way. Getting fathers involved early is the best chance we have to keep the father involved with the child through his life," said Stephen Edward McMillin, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work, at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice
02/01- "How did this area, this region, get this way? What policies were in place to facilitate the neglect of these neighborhoods?" Fernando Serrano, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental and occupational health, asks students during his third annual Environmental Justice Tour of St. Louis.
02/01- Rhonda BeLue, Ph.D., has been named as the next chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice.
02/01- How can we better help children at risk of food insecurity eat during the summer months? And, do urban and rural African American families face different challenges to food security in the summer?
01/20- Michael Vaughn, professor of social work at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice, was named a fellow of the American Academy of Social and Social Welfare in January.
01/11- Two faculty members have been recognized for their leadership in the advancement of social work research that promotes a diverse, equitable and just society.
12/14- Poorer health outcomes and higher costs are linked to hospital readmissions, M.H.A. student Jenna Zmuda '18 finds in her award-winning essay.
12/01- An assistant professor at Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice has received a $50,000, one-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to study an initiative designed to improve access to health care for low-income, uninsured or Medicaid patients.
11/15- A professor, a student and a community make a difference in the world as a writing assignment turns into a real-world policy.