WU-CDTR Director contributes to NIDDK recommendations to advance health equity research programs
In May 2023, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) released Pathways to Health for All – a new report from the Health Disparities and Health Equity Working Group. The report makes innovative recommendations to advance the Institute’s health equity and health disparities research programs. It also includes guiding principles for […]
Brown School Co-hosts Meeting Focused on Improving Diversity in Scientific Publishing (Links to an external site)
Co-hosted by the Brown School and the American Journal of Public Health and sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the meeting drew nearly 30 editors from publications including JAMA, Nature, PLoS ONE, and The Lancet. Attendees included WU-CDTR DIDR Core Lead, Dr. Ross Brownson.
Ray receives NIH K01 award to study dynamic cognitive function in you with Type 1 Diabetes
Mary Katherine Ray (PHD), a WU-CDTR Pilot recipient and Instructor in Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, recently received a K01 award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) for her project titled, “Impact of Glucose Variability on Dynamic Cognitive Function in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes”. Mary’s team […]
Training Helps Scholars Put Their Research Into Practice, Achieve Equity (Links to an external site)
The IS-2 mentored training program, lead by WU-CDTR Director (Haire-Joshu) and Associate Director (Brownson), hosted its first in-person training session in St. Louis this November.
Luke’s Expertise in Systems Science Contributes to New Report on U.S. Dietary Guidelines (Links to an external site)
WU-CDTR Policy and Systems Science Analysis (PASSA) Core Lead, Dr. Douglas Luke, contributed to a recent National Academies of Science study about how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are developed.
WU-CDTR Pilot considers social determinants of health (Links to an external site)
Patients with social needs had a higher number of hospitalizations, obesity, prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis on the social determinants of health.
WU-CDTR members contribute to white paper on strategies to improve outcomes for diabetes and obesity (Links to an external site)
At Part VI of its Transforming Healthcare in Missouri meeting series, the Center for Health Economics and Policy convened Missouri stakeholders for presentations on diabetes, obesity, and related health problems, and hosted breakout discussions on innovative ways to improve outcomes for Missouri Medicaid beneficiaries who experience these conditions.
Carter receives NIH award to develop tool to mitigate implicit bias by increasing clinicians’ empathy to improve patient outcomes
Ebony Carter (MD, MPH), director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine and a past WU-CDTR Pilot Recipient, received an R21 award from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) for a project titled “EleVATE-Clinicians: a tool to mitigate implicit bias by increasing clinicians’ […]
Haire-Joshu, Davila-Roman, and Tabak receive $6.1M NIH grant for maternal health study (Links to an external site)
Three faculty from the Brown School and the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis have received a seven-year $6.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at improving the health of mothers and children in the St. Louis region.
Advancing Diabetes Prevention and Control in American Indians and Alaska Natives
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) disproportionally affects American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities as well as many Indigenous populations globally. In the recent Annual Review of Public Health article, titled “Advancing Diabetes Prevention and Control in American Indians and Alaska Natives,” Drs. Julie E. Lucero (PhD) and Yvette Roubideaux (MD, MPH) discuss the context behind, the […]