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Online social work program unites faith-based universities

The Saint Louis University School of Social Work welcomes the inaugural cohort in its innovative hybrid online MSW program. 17 students from Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio will begin a combination of online courses taught by SLU faculty and classroom instruction at Lourdes, while doing their field education locally in the northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan region. ...

15 years at the forefront of biosecurity education

The Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University has been at the cutting edge of biosecurity education since its founding ...

Saint Louis University Names New Dean of College for Public Health and Social Justice

Collins O. Airhihenbuwa joins SLU as the new dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice. A global leader in culture and health, Airhihenbuwa brings an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching. ...

Biostatistics Faculty Receives 2014 SLU Senior Investigator Award

Hong Xian, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics (right), was recently selected to receive the annual Senior Investigator Award from Saint Louis University for his record of academic accomplishment. ...

Invitation to comment

Invitation to comment during the CEPH accreditation process of Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice ...

Collaboration builds connections, opens doors

Nygel Williams (BS '15) and faculty mentor Keon Gilbert worked together on a University-supported study providing insight into African-American men's health, changing Williams' educational path along the way. ...

Social work: A life filled with adventure

Jack and Julie Lally (MSW '59) remember their time at SLU's School of Social Service and talk about how the field of social work has changed. ...

College graduates biggest class to date

The 432 graduates encompass diverse faith traditions, educational backgrounds, and professional aspirations ...

Scharff, Kelly, LaRose Win SOPHE Paper of the Year

SLU public health alumnae Cheryl Kelly and Jessi LaRose and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Darcell Scharff won the Society for Public Health Education Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year Award. Thier paper makes a leading contribution to health promotion practice and connecting research and practice with the practical approach to program evaluation it offers to community based organizations. ...

SLU finds differences in nonprofits, investor-owned hospitals’ debt use

Four Saint Louis University researchers have found that nonprofit hospitals use debt differently to investor-owned ones. This finding, based on a large, multi-year dataset from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Healthcare Cost Report Information System, is in contrast to previous findings from a relatively small sample. ...

Academy Award-winning documentary Inocente at SLU

On April 29th, the subject of the Academy Award-Winning documentary Inocente will screen her film in the Wool Ballroom of Saint Louis University at 7:00 PM. ...

SLU guides passion towards 'actual' change

Victoria Anwuri '02, Master of Public Health alumnus, talks about her MPH degree and the public health field ...

HRSA grant helps train much-needed youth social workers for Saint Louis

Five SLU students awarded a $10,000 stipend to help at-risk children and youth at St. Louis psychiatric hospitals, outpatient behavioral health clinics, and residential treatment centers. ...

Outstanding researchers honored at awards ceremony

With an $8.9 million research portfolio and 211 publications by its faculty, the College for Public Health and Social Justice had an outstanding year in 2014, Mario Schootman, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, told the audience at the April 28 awards ceremony. ...

SLU volunteers tackle homework, big issues in St. Louis schools

Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice students tutor St. Louis children through the student run group Overground Railroad to Literacy ...

Atlas Week: Meds & Food for Kids

Bright Future: The Smart Plan for Haiti ...

‘Impressive’ MSW student awarded scholarship

Williams was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Student scholarship on March 10 by the Social Work Leaders in Health Care of Metro St. Louis, Inc., in recognition of her excellence in academics, practical experience and leadership ...

Disaster planning gaps undetected by CDC measures

"Are US Jurisdictions Prepared to Dispense Medical Countermeasures through Open Points of Dispensing? Findings from a National Study," published online by Health Security, found that not all open PODs were sufficiently prepared and the evaluation measures of their preparedness are also lacking. ...

Linhorst named interim dean of the College

Donald Linhorst, PhD, Professor and Director of the School of Social Work at Saint Louis University, has been named as the interim dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice. ...

SLU’s MHA, Public Health rise in US News rankings

Saint Louis University's Master of Health Administration program ranks No. 7, and the College of Public Health earned the No. 23 spot in the 2016 Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today by U.S. News and World Report. ...

Saint Louis looks at attitudes toward anthrax, smallpox vaccines

Saint Louis University researchers recently published a paper in the journal Health Security on US disaster planners attitudes regarding preevent vaccine for first responders and point-of-dispensing workers - the first of its kind. ...

SLU Emergency Management Student Wins Prestigious Boren Award

Corey Walters, a senior at SLU studying emergency management, has been awarded a $20,000 David L. Boren Scholarship to study in Morocco. ...

Students present research at the 2014 Doctoral Research Symposium

The first annual College for Public Health & Social Justice Doctoral Research Symposium, held November 7, 2014, highlighted research projects from 18 doctoral students currently enrolled in the Public Health and Social Work doctoral programs. The ...

A Path to Follow: Doctoral student wins Levy Award

A Path to Follow: Doctoral student wins Levy Award ...

MO Foundation for Health funds infant mortality study at SLU

Pamela Xaverius, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice, has been awarded $167,449 from the Missouri Foundation for Health to address infant mortality in St. Louis and the Bootheel region of southeast Missouri, areas which comprise a third of Missouri's deaths in the first year of life. ...

SGA President & VP are Public Health Majors

Public Health students demonstrate their leadership and service. ...

SLU launches new master of science degree in criminology and professional practice

Saint Louis University is expanding its offerings in the field of criminology and criminal justice to prepare students for the many complex challenges that face communities in the 21st century. ...

Criminal Justice Professor Receives Don Brennan Humanitarian Award

Norman White, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the criminology and criminal justice program, received the Don Brennan Humanitarian Award for his work with the St. Louis community. ...

Upcoming Information Sessions for MS in Criminology and Professional Practice

Saint Louis University now offers an innovative Master of Science in Criminology and Professional Practice that equips students with the foundation and skills to meet the complex challenges in the field of criminal justice. ...

Social Work Students, Instructors Reflect on Recent India Trip

Saint Louis University's School of Social Work offers a unique two-week international course in India that explores justice, equity and social change issues within the diverse country.Jami Curley PhD, MSW, Director of Field Education has been leading a group of social work students on this trip since 2010 ...

SLU Celebrates National Public Health Week

Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice is excited to celebrate the annual National Public Health Week events at Tegeler Hall and Salus Center. ...

President and CEO of SLU Hospital Headlines Annual Flanagan Lecture

The Alumni Association of Saint Louis University, established the Reverend John J. Flanagan, SJ Lecture on October 22, 1968, in honor of Father Flanagan's outstanding contribution to graduate education in health care management. ...

Alum Awarded "Fair Housing Act Award"

Saint Louis University alum Lara Pennington, Executive Director of Queen Of Peace was awarded the Fair Housing Act Award of 2014 by by the Civil Rights Enforcement Agency (CREA) at the 8th annual celebration of National Fair Housing Month. ...

SLU Students Round at 8th Annual National Security Innovation Competition

Four Saint Louis University students are advancing to the finals of the 8th Annual National Security Innovation Competition organized by the National Homeland Defense Foundation. The semi-finals will be held on Friday, April 25 in Colorado Springs Colorado ...

College for Public Health & Social Justice Precommencement Ceremony

The names of Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice spring graduates are announced at precommencement on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Students will then be conferred as graduates at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 17, but will not be individually recognized. ...

Assistant Professor of Social Work Elected to Term as Co-Chair of Campbell Collaboration's Social Welfare Coordinating Group

Brandy R. Maynard, Ph.D., M.S.W., assistant professor at the School of Social Work, has been elected to a three-year term as co-chair of the Campbell Collaboration's (C2) Social Welfare Coordinating Group. ...

College welcomes five new faculty

The College for Public Health & Social Justice will welcome five new faculty members for the fall 2014 semester. ...

Epidemiology Professor Appointed Associate Dean for Research

Dr. Mario Schootman of epidemiology, health services research and medicine at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice, has been appointed associate dean for research and graduate education. ...

Visiting Scholar, Social Development Policy Expert Joins School of Social Work

Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice welcomes Dr. Kuiyun Zhi as a visiting scholar from China who will work with the School of Social Work. ...

Students from 8 Chinese universities visit SLU, explore public health and social work

Forty-two students from eight different Chinese universities arrived on July 17 for a month long program hosted by Saint Louis University's College of Public Health & Social Justice and Enrollment & Territory Outreach. These students are participating in the Jiangsu Education Services for International Education (JESIE) just one of the Summer at SLU experiences offered. ...

Balancing act: Mining, economic growth and public health in Honduras

Saint Louis University faculty member Fernando Serrano, Ph.D., was recently awarded a 2014 Jesuit Conference Social Analysis and Action Research Grant to analyze how mining activities are impacting the health and well-being of communities in Honduras. ...

Prague Internship Offers a Broader View for MPH Student

What makes Ani Heaton's experience unique, a masters of public health student from Spokane Wash., is her location. For two months, Heaton is working with the Charitas Praha in their Magdala Project in Prague, Czech Republic. ...

SLU to host FBI Biosecurity Workshop

Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host a workshop that will explore important topics in the field of biosecurity. This workshop will take place on Sept. 10 from 12:45 to 5:00 p.m. in the Salus Center Auditorium. ...

Social Work Faculty Awarded Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Best Paper Award for 2014

Michael Vaughn, PhD, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Doctoral Program in Social Work, and Brandy Maynard, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work were awarded the Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice journal's Best Paper Award for 2014 for their paper, "Violence and Externalizing Behavior Among Youth in the United States: Is There a Severe 5%?" ...

Dean to Give Lecture in London on Controlling Ebola and Emerging Threats with Global Health Diplomacy

Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH, dean of Saint Louis University's College for Public Health & Social Justice, is giving lectures and visiting with faculty at King's College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as well as the Royal Society of Medicine. ...

Global Health Leader to Discuss Health Realities in the Congo

Larry Sthreshley, DrPH, director of IMA World Health's programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will be speaking at Saint Louis University on Thursday, October 9 about "health realities in the Congo and the vision for the future." ...

Social Work to Participate in Virtual Fair

The School of Social Work, part of the College for Public Health and Social Justice, will participate in a Social Work "Virtual Fair" on Thursday, October 9. ...

Academic Resources

Resources for current college for public health and social justice students. ...

BS in Biostats Available Fall 2015

The College for Public Health & Social Justice at St. Louis University has announced a new BS in Biostats Available Fall 2015. ...

CPHSJ hosts the North American Liaison Board (NALB) to the Congo Protestant University (UPC)

As a continued collaboration between UPC and the CPHSJ, members of the NALB travelled from the United States as well as from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to hold their annual meeting in the Salus Center. ...

SLU MSW Student is Awarded Presidential Fellowship

SLU MSW Student is Awarded Presidential Fellowship ...

Leader in Sickle Cell Disease research Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH to speak at 14th annual Mary Gumble Levy Lecture

Dr. DeBaun is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, JC Peterson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology, Vice Chair of Clinical Research in Pediatrics and the Founder and Director of the Vanderbilt-Meharry-Matthew Walker Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is an internationally recognized physician–scientist whose research has resulted in fundamental advances in hematology and oncology. ...

Stipend Program Announced: New specialization in Clinical Practice with Children and Youth. Info sessions Jan 21, 2015

The Saint Louis University School of Social Work will launch a new specialization in Spring 2015 ? Master of Social Work (MSW) with a specialty in Social Work Practice with Children and Youth. ...

International maternal health research expert joins College

"It's the nerdy research side mixed with the messy reality of how programs and interventions really happen," says Anne K. Sebert Kuhlmann, PhD, MPH, who joined the SLU faculty this semester. She’s an expert in program evaluation and evaluation research in international public health. Her research touches mothers from Malawi to Ecuador. ...

Zero New Cases: a Discussion on the U.S. Military’s Response to the Ebola Crisis in Liberia

Dr. Alex Garza will lead a discussion on progress in the fight against the Ebola virus in Liberia. According to Liberia’s Ebola taskforce, the nation could be free of Ebola by early February, reporting no new cases and only 10 confirmed current cases as of mid-January. ...

Operation United Assistance Briefs SLU on Liberia

Lieutenant Colonel Ross Lightsey, joined by members of Operation United Assistance, answers questions from the Saint Louis University public health community on the fight against Ebola in Liberia. ...

Master of Social Work student Karissa Anderson co-authors op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Saint Louis University Master of Social Work student Karissa Anderson co-authors op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...

CPHSJ graduate addresses the United Nations

Sara Rahim, graduate of the College for Public Health and Social Justice, addressed the United Nations on Feb. 6 as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week. ...

Just-in-time disaster training not enough, says SLU

Most public health agencies are planning to use “just-in-time” training to educate point-of-dispensing (POD) staff and volunteers – a strategy that may not be feasible due to time constraints during a large-scale biologic event, Saint Louis University researchers found. ...

SLU receives grant to fund biopsies for uninsured

Saint Louis University's Center for Cancer Prevention, Research, and Outreach has been awarded a grant of $16,720 from the Episcopal Presbyterian Health Trust to expand the Prostate Cancer Education and Screening Program, which offers free Prostate-Specific Antigen testing to uninsured and underinsured African American men in St. Louis. ...

SLU postdoc wins NIH global health fellowship

Saint Louis University postdoctoral fellow Prajakta Adsul, PhD, MBBS, MPH, has been awarded a competitive Global Health Equity Scholars fellowship, funded by the Fogarty Global Health Program at the National Institutes of Health. ...

Marla Berg-Weger in the spotlight

Social work faculty Marla Berg-Weger's career in research and education in gerontology is featured in a member spotlight profile by the American Gerontological Association. ...

Public Health student featured in Post-Dispatch

Public Health student featured in Post-Dispatch ...

Speaker Series: Street Violence as a Social Determinant of Health: Applying Research Findings to Public Health Interventions

On Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:30 a.m., Kira Hudson Banks, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Louis Universityand an expert on race, discrimination, diversity and inclusion, will discuss "Fostering Community Conversations Across the Racial Divide ...

School of Public Health welcomes four new faculty

School of Public Health welcomes four new faculty ...

SLU Community Stands United Against Intolerance

The College for Public Health & Social Justice is in solidarity with the Saint Louis University ...

Seeking Sustainable Solutions - Dominican Republic

Seeking Sustainable Solutions - Dominican Republic ...

2013 Trivia Night (Jan. 18)

Trivia Night SPH and puzzled activities ...

School welcomes three new faculty

The School of Social Work will welcome three new faculty members in the fall of 2013 ...

Cancer Disparities Researcher to Join College

ST. LOUIS -- Mario Schootman, Ph.D., a world renowned epidemiologist who studies cancer disparities, will join the faculty of Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice this fall, holding an endowed chair in public health.. ...

Speaker Series: Whispers, Dreams and Blessings: Our Community as a Source of Healing

On Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:30 a.m., Kira Hudson Banks, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Louis Universityand an expert on race, discrimination, diversity and inclusion, will discuss "Fostering Community Conversations Across the Racial Divide. ...

Speaker Series: Community Dialogue Across the Racial Divide

On Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:30 a.m., Kira Hudson Banks, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Louis Universityand an expert on race, discrimination, diversity and inclusion, will discuss "Fostering Community Conversations Across the Racial Divide." ...

Gift from Google allows SLU, Harvard to create real-time asthma alert system

A $93,000 gift from Google together with a $25,000 award from Saint Louis University's President's Research Fund will allow faculty at SLU, Harvard and St. Louis College of Pharmacy to research smart phone and web-based applications and data infrastructure to create an asthma alert messaging system. ...

Assist. professor receives $100,000 grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation's leading philanthropy on health and health care, has awarded Keon L. Gilbert, DrPH, MA, MPA, at Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice a grant through their New Connections program. ...

‘All public health now requires a global perspective’

Trevathan focuses on the international efforts of public health in the article as the "factors that impact health do not respect borders" he wrote to the Magazine. Since Trevathan arrived at SLU in September of 2010, he has made it his goal to position SLU as a global leader in public health. ...

Public Health and Health Care in Zambia

The School of Public Health will host a lecture from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the auditorium in the Health Sciences Education Union. Gretchen Birbeck, M.D., MPH, professor and director for the International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program at Michigan State University, will present "Tragedies, Triumphs and Challenges: Public Health and Health Care in Zambia ...

College Recruits Department of Homeland Security’s Former Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs

ST. LOUIS -- The former Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Homeland Security is joining the faculty of Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice. ...

College Welcomes Nine New Faculty

The College for Public Health & Social Justice will welcome nine new faculty members in the fall of 2013. ...

New College Officially Launched

Saint Louis University has established the College for Public Health and Social Justice, a new academic unit that combines SLU's accredited Schools of Public Health and Social Work ...

Professor James Kimmey to Receive National Award

James R. Kimmey, M.D., MPH, professor and executive-in-residence at the School of Public Health and former founding president and CEO of the Missouri Foundation for Health, will receive the 2013 Grantmakers In Health's Terrance Keenan Leaderships Award in Health Philanthropy ...

Public Health Goes Global: Honduras

On Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Bin Zhang, MD, PhD, (left) Vice President of the Medical and Health Center for Women and Children in Wuhan China will present "Status and Direction of Protecting the Health of Women and Children in Wuhan, China ...

Majority of US Schools not ready for next pandemic, SLU researchers say

Many U.S. schools are not prepared for bioterrorism attacks, outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases or pandemics, despite the recent 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic that resulted in more than 18,000 deaths worldwide, Saint Louis University researchers say ...

SLU hosts 2013 Public Health Scholar Bowl competition

Saint Louis Univeristy' College for Public Health & Social Justice is proud to host the first annual Public Health Scholar Bowl competition. This bowl serves as an opportunity for students and faculty to participate in a fun and challenging competition, meet students from other schools, network with graduate study programs, and win cash prizes! Gary White, water.org ...

Visit Us Friday, May 10

Prospective students, you're invited to come learn about graduate programs and careers in public health and health administration. ...

SLU Public Health Hosts First Muskie Fellow

Batyr Kochumov, M.D., has been program manager of Project HOPE since 2002 and will study epidemiology at the School of Public Health ...

Two Harvard Scholars Headline 2013 Flanagan Lecture

Flanagan Lecture, HMP, SLU.. ...

Status and Direction of Protecting the Health of Women and Children in Wuhan, China

On Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Bin Zhang, MD, PhD, (left) Vice President of the Medical and Health Center for Women and Children in Wuhan China will present "Status and Direction of Protecting the Health of Women and Children in Wuhan, China. ...

Health Management & Policy Chair Appointed

Keith Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA. Thomas Zink, MD ...

Speaker Series: Medicaid Expansion

On Friday, Jan. 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m., three experts will discuss "Medicaid Expansion-It's role, associated costs and ways to advocate for it ...

More Than a Quarter of St. Louis EMTs Don’t Get Flu Vaccines, SLU Study Finds

Patients are regularly advised by health care professionals to get timely flu shots, but how often do health workers follow what they advocate? A Saint Louis University study reveals that more than 25 percent of St. Louis area Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) do not get vaccinated against the flu. Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., associate professor at the Institute for Biosecurity. Kate Wright, Ed.D, MPH, associate professor of health management and policy and director of Heartland Centers. ...

Proposition B saves lives and reduces health care costs

As the only Jesuit school of public health in the U.S., and the only accredited school of public health in Missouri, our mission demands that we speak out when the public’s health is threatened, and when we as citizens have an opportunity to save lives and reduce health care costs. ...

Fighting Bioterrorism: SLU Professor Calls for Better Disease Tracking

According to Alan Zelicoff, M.D., director of The Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University, the country has still not learned its lesson on handing disease tracking. ...

SLU SPH Doctoral Student Receives Grant to Study Tobacco Use

SLU SPH Doctoral Student Receives Grant to Study Tobacco Use ...

A Fight for Public Health and Social Justice Continues

Science meets mission for Fernando Serrano, Ph.D., an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health, who continues his crusade to protect the health of children who live 1,600 miles away, in La Oroya, Peru. ...

Student Spotlight: Ph.D. student balances full-time work, family and dissertation

Student Spotlight: Ph.D. student balances full-time work, family and dissertation ...

Endowed Chair in Public Health Honors James Kimmey, M.D.

Endowed Chair in Public Health Honors James Kimmey, M.D. ...

SLU Students Live Jesuit Mission on Honduras Service Trip

SLU Students Live Jesuit Mission on Honduras Service Trip ...

EPA Honors SPH for Job Skills Training Program

EPA Honors SPH for Job Skills Training Program ...

Environmental Health Speaker Series kicks off Mar 6

Environmental Health Speaker Series ...

No Flu for You! wins prestigious award

Centers win prestigious award ...

Dr. James Kimmey, Ron Levy Mentor Students, Faculty

Two Visionary Health Leaders Join SLU School of Public Health ...

New Faculty 2012

From Newslink 01Feb2012 ...

First Endowed Chair in Public Health Honors James Kimmey, M.D.

First Endowed Chair in Public Health Honors James Kimmey, M.D. ...

Research Team Receives Grant to Support Health Literacy

Research Team Receives Grant to Support Health Literacy ...

Public Health Goes to China

Public Health Goes to China ...

SLU School of Public Health Welcomes Assistant Secretary for Health

SLU School of Public Health Welcomes Assistant Secretary for Health ...

Health Management Program Among Nation’s Best

Health Management Program Among Nation’s Best ...

Research, Education and Service Intersect in Peru

Research, Education and Service Intersect in Peru, SLU Arms Advocacy Groups With Scientific Evidence ...

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