How St. Louis is working to end the HIV epidemic (Links to an external site)

Fast-Track Cities is regaining momentum after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Dr. Cory Bradley, the acting co-chair of Fast-Track Cities St. Louis and a post-doctoral research associate in HIV implementation science at Washington University’s Institute of Public Health.

D&I Science Aids Researchers Studying Perioperative Mental Health (Links to an external site)

Portrait of older person who appears sad

The newly NIH-funded Center for Perioperative Mental Health at Washington University has incorporating D&I-science into its proposed approaches. The principal investigators, Drs. Eric Lenze and Michael Avidan and a transdisciplinary team recently opened the new WashU center, the first-ever to focus on urgent mental health issues-such as depression-associated with older adults in the perioperative period.

Measuring Racial Inequities in Virus Testing

Graph of disparities in COVID-19 testing among black and white residents

Almost every health official, physician or researcher you speak with will agree: COVID-19 testing among every population is essential for informing virus detection, self-isolation, and prevention of onward transmission. Racial disparities related to the COVID-19 epidemic and the associated public health response continue to be discussed, but need further study to understand the modifiable driver […]