J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, 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.
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.
We are excited to hold LGBTQ Health Month this April in partnership with LGTBQMed and the Office of Diversity Programs. All events are free and open to the public.
We stand in support and solidarity with our students, trainees, faculty and staff of Asian background, who for too long have suffered in silence at the indignity of being told they do not belong. We will not allow the evil of racial resentment to triumph.
We are thrilled to be collaborating across the campus — including events co-hosted with our partners at BJC — to provide meaningful programming that amplifies experiences that are not always included or known in American culture.
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.
This year we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the activist, with a week of panel discussions, keynotes and a celebration of Black joy. All events will be held virtually.
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.
This year’s Diversity Week is a celebration of all of you, our health care heroes and the community members who have overcome these challenges, proving that we are stronger together. All events will be held virtually.
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.
Opeolu M. Adeoye, MD, a noted leader and physician-scientist whose research focuses on improving outcomes for patients who have suffered strokes or other injuries to the brain, has been named head of the newly established Department of Emergency Medicine.
We are pleased to announce that Washington University has joined the NCFDD — a professional development, training, and mentoring community — as an Institutional Member.
A recent HHS decision that rescinds nondiscrimination rules in health care and insurance may remove protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.