Hunstad named inaugural Strauss Professor | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Hunstad named inaugural Strauss Professor | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Pediatric infectious diseases specialist recognized for excellence in mentoring Mark Beaven David Hunstad, MD, (center) a pediatric infectious disease specialist, has been named the inaugural Arnold W. Strauss, MD, Endowed Professor for Mentoring at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He was installed in his new role … Read more

School Of Medicine Research Contributed To First Pill Approved For Postpartum Depression

Stressed mother in silhouette pushing a stroller

Unlike the only previous approved treatment for postpartum depression that is delivered intravenously for 60 hours at a health care facility, zuranolone is a single pill that is taken orally for just two weeks. Getty Images   On Aug. 4, 2023, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved zuranolone (Zurzuvae) as the first oral … Read more

Editorial: More school mental health counselors a good start. This should be next.

Seanna and Tom story from June: COLUMBIA — Students’ access to mental health counseling in South Carolina schools has improved significantly in the last year, but much work remains to address the ongoing youth crisis, according to this week’s update to Gov. Henry McMaster.  The number of mental health counselors in schools rose by 66%, to … Read more

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society welcomes 34 T.H. Chan School of Medicine students

The 34 new student members of the Delta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society are joined by Terence Flotte, MD (far right).

The 34 new student members of the Delta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society are joined by Terence Flotte, MD (far right). The Delta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society welcomed 34 students from the T.H. Chan School of Medicine Class of 2024 during an induction ceremony on … Read more

School of Medicine creates new aging initiative

School of Medicine creates new aging initiative

A new cross-department geroscience initiative from the School of Medicine studies the mechanisms involved in aging. Asuka Koda 4:38 am, Oct 13, 2023 Contributing Reporter Eric Wang, Senior Photographer The School of Medicine has launched an initiative to better understand the biological process of aging — and how to delay it.  Compared to traditional approaches … Read more

High school founded with help of med school leader receives accolades | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

High school founded with help of med school leader receives accolades | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience a top Missouri, national school Katie Gertler Hamza Jalal (left), a first-year student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, tours the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience in south St. Louis with his mentor and the high school’s co-founder, Will … Read more

Can cooking and gardening at school inspire better nutrition? Ask these kids

Can cooking and gardening at school inspire better nutrition? Ask these kids

Students help instructional coach Regina Green caramelize onions for a dish featuring fresh greens from the school garden at Watkins Elementary. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption toggle caption Allison Aubrey/NPR Students help instructional coach Regina Green caramelize onions for a dish featuring fresh greens from the school garden at Watkins Elementary. Allison Aubrey/NPR Farm to school … Read more