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Nov. 15: Terri Rebmann, PhD (Institute for Biosecurity) and Kate Wright, EdD, MPH (Public Health) were quoted about their research on low vaccine compliance among St. Louis-area EMTs in an article on the Health section front page of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Nov. 12: Keith Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA (Health Management & Policy) was interviewed by NewsRadio 1120 KMOX about the potential for job creation due to health care reform.
Nov. 2: Alan Zelicoff, MD (Institute for Biosecurity) was interviewed by NewsRadio 1120 KMOX about the unlikely health risks arising from exposure to zinc cadmium sulfide in light of recent research about possible secret Cold War-era tests in St. Louis.
Nov. 2: Terri Rebmann, PhD (Institute for Biosecurity) and Kate Wright, EdD, MPH (Public Health) were quoted about their research on low vaccine compliance among St. Louis-area EMTs in a United Press International (UPI) story that ran in multiple outlets, including Examiner.com and the St. Louis American.
Read more in the St. Louis American
Terri Rebmann, PhD (Institute for Biosecurity) and Kate Wright, EdD, MPH (Public Health) published a study in the American Journal of Infection Control. The study reveals that more than 25 percent of St. Louis-area EMTs do not get vaccinated against the flu.
Read more at: http://www.slu.edu/publichealth/flu-vaccine
Carole Baskin, DVM, MSc, CPIA (Institute for Biosecurity) wrote a chapter for the Systems Biology Issue of Current Topics in Microbiology & Immunology titled "The Role and Contributions of Systems Biology to the Non-Human Primate Model of Influenze Pathogenesis and Vaccinology". The book will be coming out in print in late November and will be out in hardcover in December.
Read more at: http://www.springer.com/biomed/book/978-3-642-33098-8
Nov. 27: Delores Quasie Wood, a student in the Master of Public Health in Epidemiology program, is one of four recipients of this year's Edward L. and Rhelda Marbry Morgan, PhD Endowed Book Fund Award.
Read more at: http://www.slu.edu/x69471.xml#.ULT4T1fpPfM.email
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA, (Health Management & Policy) has been named as the chair for the Health Management & Policy Department.
Adjunct Professor, Thomas Zink, MD, (Environmental & Occupational Health) has been appointed as an associate professor in the Environmental & Occupational Health Department.
Nov. 9: Twenty SLU Master of Public Health and medical students participated in the inaugural Student Outbreak Response Team (SORT) training at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Eastern District Office in St. Louis. These students will be poised to assist the state during outbreak surge capacity needs as a result of the training.
Nov. 9: Wilma M. Robinson, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spoke at the School of Public Health on Thursday, Nov. 8 about health care today and beyond.
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Mark Gaynor, PhD (Health Management & Policy) was awared a $93,000 gift from Google and a $25,000 award from Saint Louis University to help fund the creation of a real-time asthma alert system.
Read more at: http://www.slu.edu/publichealth/asthma-alert-system
Oct 16: More than 400 people attended the 9th annual Greater St. Louis Safety & Health Conference, sponsored by the Safety Council of Greater St. Louis and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, that was hosted at SLU.
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