Washington University was ranked 12th among hundreds of large and midsized companies on Forbes’ fourth annual list of “America’s Best Employers For Diversity.”
J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, MPH, a cardiologist and health policy research fellow in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine, has received a Merck Fellowship Research Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology.
Dolores B. Njoku, MD, a noted clinician, researcher and mentor, has been named the director of pediatric anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She will also become the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology and vice chair in the Department of Anesthesiology.
An internationally respected maternal-fetal medicine expert, Anthony Odibo, MD, has been named director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine.
This yearlong program focuses on promoting a diverse and inclusive environment within our community to better advance health equity in the communities we serve. Participating residents and fellows will receive mentorship from campus leaders and engage with the community.
Ebony Boyce Carter, MD, a physician-scientist known for her research involving community-based interventions to promote health equity for pregnant women and their babies, has been named director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine.
As a member of the board, the infectious diseases expert will help advise the St. Louis City Department of Health on programs of essential public health, including COVID-19 pandemic response, communicable disease mitigation, and health and racial justice.
The Anesthesiology Summer Research Fellowship (ASSURE) Program will welcome its first cohort of undergraduate students in the summer of 2021. The goal is to provide opportunities and long term career support for students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the field.
A voter kiosk provided by DBBS students has absentee and mail-in ballot request forms, stamps, and envelopes for voting.
Becker Library has been working to collect more resources on anti-racism and the Black Lives Matter movement, with books available for checkout in the Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center on the first floor of the library.