09/19- Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) wrote a column for the St. Louis American about the social determinants of health.
- SLU President Fred Pestello Pens Guest Column in the St. Louis American on the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation (SHMR) Project
09/18- A guest commentary by University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D. about the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation (SHMR) Project was published in the St. Louis American.
09/18- Michael Smiley, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about the dangers of vaping, what parents need to know about vaping products and how to spot them.
09/16- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about TAVR, the recently approved non-surgical way to replace a bad aortic valve through a catheter, for low-risk patients. SSM Health SLU Hospital is the first hospital in the state to perform this operation.
09/13- Miriam Cherry, J.D., professor and co-director of the William C. Wefel Center for Employment Law in SLU's School of Law, was featured in an MIT Technology Review article about the move by ride hailing services to create a third category of workers.
09/13- Through a grant-funded partnership with the American Chemical Society (ACS), scientists from Saint Louis University’s Department of Chemistry are bringing young minds into the lab, providing opportunities for them to gain skills and to look ahead at possible paths into the scientific workforce.
09/12- Robert Herrmann, Ph.D. (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) was interviewed by KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about seismic activity and earthquakes in Missouri.
09/11- Rachel Lindsey, Ph.D. (Theological Studies) and students Adam Park and Riley Mack were interviewed for a Religion News Service story about the #ArchCityReligion lived religion project that Lindsey co-leads with Pauline Lee, Ph.D. (Theological Studies).
09/10- The SLU community is invited to engage with Black women scholars, their ideas and the ways they shed light on the historical and current African American experience as part of this year’s Freedom Dreams Lecture Series.
09/10- Fred Buckhold, M.D. (Internal Medicine) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about the dangers of vaping.
09/09- Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., Irene Riddle Endowed Professor in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, has received a $3.26 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) RO1 grant that looks at how to best communicate with parents of children who have cancer that is often difficult to survive.
09/09- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law) was interviewed for a Fortune article about candidates for the vice presidential spot on the Democratic ticket for the 2020 election.
09/08- Michael Rozier, S.J., Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy, wrote a column for the Journal of the Catholic Health Association in the United States, Health Progress, on action the Catholic Church could take to change the trajectory of the social determinants of health.
09/07- Fred Buckhold, M.D. (General Internal Medicine) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about some of the top health news stories of the week, including the dangers of consuming too much soda and the regulation of e-cigarettes. Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed about symptoms of heart attacks for women and the FDA's recent approval of a minimally invasive way to replace an aortic valve.
09/06- Robert Aldridge, Ph.D. (Biology Emeritus) was quoted in a St. Louis Public Radio story about snake tracking.
- SLU Researcher to Study the Impact of Communication on the Care of Sick Children with $3.26 Million NIH Grant
09/06- SLU's Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., Irene Riddle Endowed Professor in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health RO1 grant that looks at how to best communicate with parents of children who have cancer that is often difficult to survive.
09/05- Steven Howard, Ph.D. (Health Administration) was quoted in a Kaiser Health News story about Groupons for CT scans. The story appeared on NPR and was featured in STAT's Morning Rounds newsletter.
09/05- Fred Rottnek, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) was interviewed for a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about the shortage of primary care physicians in the city. Rottnek discussed SLU's Family Medicine Residency Program as a solution.
09/04- Research from Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D. (Family and Community Medicine) that found a connection between successful PTSD treatment and lowered diabetes risk was covered by Reuters. Yahoo News shared the same reporting.
09/04- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was interviewed by KOMO-TV Ch. 4 (Seattle, Washington) about teaching teens to read food labels.
- SLU's Jack Fishman Writes about the Collateral Damage of Climate Change in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
09/04- A commentary by Jack Fishman, Ph.D. (Center for Environmental Studies) about the collateral damage of climate change ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
09/04- Ronald Kellogg, Ph.D. (Psychology) was quoted in a Marketwatch story about how to remember what you read.
09/03- Elizabeth Blake, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Russian and the Russian division coordinator in the College of Arts and Sciences's Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Travels from Dostoevsky's Siberia, published in the summer of 2019 by Academic Studies Press, is a collection of translations with introductions and commentary on the texts written by Siberian exiles who shared Dostoevsky’s experience of being deported to Western Siberia.
09/02- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was quoted in Glamour magazine about eating meat to get protein.
- Research in Action: Missouri Church Group Mobilizes to Help Women with Menstrual Hygiene Needs After Seeing SLU Study
08/30- Just a month after SLU's Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, Ph.D., MPH, associate professor of behavioral science and health education at SLU's College for Public Health and Social Justice, and her team documented the difficulties that low-income people with periods face in accessing sanitary supplies, a Missouri church group decided to act to improve conditions in their own community.
08/30- Robert Lewis, assistant professor of urban planning and development, was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about revitalizing downtown St. Louis.
08/30- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about TAVR for low-risk patients.
08/29- Ken Haller, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed by KMOX about a new warning from the CDC on measles, as well as the importance of vaccinating children against the infection.
08/28- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was a guest on "Great Day St. Louis" where she discussed the "Freshman 15" and healthy eating in college.
08/28- Mustafa Nazzal, M.D. (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) was quoted on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about transplanting livers from patients who had been infected with hepatitis C.
08/28- Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D. (Biology) was interviewed about her research on treehoppers' mating songs on St. Louis Public Radio. The interview also ran on "The Gateway" podcast.
08/28- SLU Hospital is "leading the way" in providing life-saving liver transplants from patients with Hepatitis C. SLU's Mustafa Nazzal, M.D., discusses the positive outcomes that are being seen from this practice.
08/28- John Morley, M.D. (Geriatrics emeritus) was quoted in a Kaiser Health News story that appeared in Time Magazine about the deadly connection between malnutrition and older adults.
08/27- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law) was a guest on KTRS-AM 550 discussing the role of Vice President Mike Pence in the Trump administration.
- SLU's Jenna Gorlewicz Discusses Her Work to Make STEM More Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments
08/26- Jenna Gorlewicz, Ph.D., assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, was interviewed in Town & Style about her work to make STEM more accessible to students with visual impairments.
08/25- Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, studies treehoppers, insects that communicate with potential mates by sending vibrations through plants. The Fowler-Finn Lab recently investigated the impact climate change has on this mating ritual.
08/23- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law emeritus) wrote an opinion piece for NBC News about Vice President Mike Pence's role in the Trump administration and President Donald Trump's re-election campaign.
08/21- David Stoecker, M.D. (Pulmonology) was interviewed by KSDK-TV Ch. 5 about vaping.
08/21- As she pursues a career in academic medicine, Saint Louis University graduate student Michelle Bach is uncovering the ways that gender and bias influence mental health diagnoses. Now, with support from a national fellowship, as part of her dissertation research, she is reimaging the ethics behind psychiatric care and mental health care settings to improve patient care.
08/21- Ken Haller, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on KMOV-TV Ch. 4 about sleep schedules.
08/21- Research from Saint Louis University finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes. The study was done by Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., professor in Family and Community Medicine at SLU, and was published in JAMA Psychiatry.
08/21- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KMOX about the FDA's expansion of a less-invasive heart valve replacement procedure.
08/19- Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacological and physiological science, has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a pain signaling pathway that could open up a new avenue for pain medication research. Salvemini will collaborate with SLU's Gina Yosten, associate professor of pharmacological and physiological science.
08/16- Ramona Behshad, M.D. (Dermatology) was featured in a St. Louis Magazine story about changes in the field of medicine and the importance of her field.
08/15- Sidney Watson, J.D. (Law) was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about funding for a political nonprofit focused on Medicaid expansion in Missouri.
08/15- Brent Haberman, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed by KMOX about electronic devices and their impact on sleep.
08/14- Willis K. “Rick” Samson Ph.D., D.Sc., has been elected as the 33rd president of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviors (SSIB). SSIB is the world’s largest professional organization focused upon the social, environmental, biological and pathological aspects of ingestive behaviors.
08/13- David Hakanson and Kyle Collins (Information Technology Services), Flavio Esposito, Ph.D. (Computer Science), students Mateo Catano (Aviation Management), Callie Kariotakis (Nursing) and Justin Pointer (Aerospace Engineering) were all featured in a CNET story about the "Alexa at SLU" initiative, one of the latest pushes for innovation on campus.
08/12- Tobias Winright, Ph.D. (Health Care Ethics and Theological Studies) was interviewed in an Our Sunday Visitor article about Catholic responses to gun violence.
08/11- Christopher Tinson, Ph.D. (African-American Studies) was mentioned in a New York Times story about Ebony Magazine's photographic depictions of African-American life.
08/09- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, spoke with KMOX about the Center's efforts to improve the efficacy of the flu vaccine. The Center is currently looking for volunteers for these studies.
08/08- Saint Louis University is conducting federally funded clinical research that aims to boost the effectiveness of the seasonal flu vaccine.
08/08- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, and Tammy Grant, business manager of the Center for Vaccine Development, discuss the Center's ongoing studies to the improve the flu vaccine.
08/08- James Fisher, Ph.D., professor of marketing, partnered with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to examine what factors influence consumers when they make buying decisions.
08/08- Researchers at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development are currently seeking volunteers for a study to improve the flu vaccine.
08/07- Randall Edgell, M.D. (Neurology) was interviewed about a "revolutionary" non-surgical approach to treat brain aneurysms that is being used at Saint Louis University Hospital.
08/07- Robert Cardillo, former director of the NGA and distinguished geospatial fellow at the SLU Research Institute, was interviewed about his work alongside SLU researchers in building St. Louis into a national hub for geospatial science and research.
- SLU's Whitney Linsenmeyer Gives Advice on Teaching Children About Healthy Eating in the New York Times
08/01- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was quoted in a recent guide from the New York Times about how to teach children about healthy eating.
07/30- A new five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expands upon SLU's 30-year legacy of advancing geriatric care across Missouri.
07/29- A $3.75 million federal grant to Saint Louis University builds upon its 30-year legacy of educating, studying and caring for older adults to further advance geriatric care across Missouri.
07/29- Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D. (Infectious Diseases) was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about kissing bugs.
07/28- John Ammann, J.D. and Brendan Roediger, J.D. were featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown. Ammann is the director of the School of Law Legal Clinics and Roediger is the director of the Litigation Clinics.
07/25- Ghazala Hayat, M.D. (Neurology) talks about how the ice bucket challenge has impacted care for patients with ALS, five years after the viral sensation.
07/25- Research from SLU's Stephen Blake, Ph.D. (Biology) was featured on Science Daily. Blake found that elephant extinction impacts carbon levels and Earth's climate.
07/25- St. Louis Magazine has released its 2019 Best Doctors issue, revealing the area's top physicians as selected by other doctors. The list includes physicians representing SLUCare Physician Group across more than 40 different specialties.
07/24- SLU's Stephen Blake, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, and his colleagues have found that elephant extinction could lead to higher carbon dioxide levels.
07/24- Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D. (Family and Community Medicine) discussed his research that found an association between metformin and decreased risk for dementia among younger African-American patients.
07/22- Amber Hinsley, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, and doctoral student Lauren Terbrock-Elmestad were interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about emojis, online etiquette and evolving visual language.
07/22- Theresa Schwartz, M.D. (Surgery) and Kaitlin Farrell, M.D. (Surgery) were quoted in Town & Style about treating breast cancer.
07/19- Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral science and health education, was highlighted in a St. Louis Magazine story about the St. Louisans fighting to end period poverty.
07/18- Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) wrote a column for the St. Louis American about criminalizing HIV.
07/18- As the world looks to the sky to remember man’s first steps on the moon, students and faculty from Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology are looking ahead to their next mission – the launch of Argus-2 this fall.
07/17- John Morley, M.D. (Geriatrics) was interviewed by KTRS AM 550 about treatable causes of memory problems. (See 'Dr. John Morley, 7-17-19.')
07/17- Nisha Mangalat, M.D. (Pediatric Gastroenterology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about intravenous feeding. The Glennon Intestinal Rehabilitation and Feeding (GIRAF) team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind program to help children with intestinal failure eat.
07/12- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and anthropology, was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal about a growing trend of young workers leaving St. Louis.
07/12- Jason Knouft, Ph.D., professor of biology, was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about recent funding for biodiversity research projects in Missouri.
07/12- The School of Law was featured in an article in "Insight Into Diversity" about law schools with programs that assist immigrants.
07/11- Ethel Frese, DPT, professor of physical therapy in Saint Louis University’s Program in Physical Therapy, has received the Lucy Blair Service Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
07/11- Marcia McCormick, J.D. (Law) was quoted in a Newsweek story about a same sex couple whose business was refused by a wedding dress designer.
07/11- Krista Lentine, M.D. (Nephrology) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about new federal guidelines on kidney transplants. Lentine was in the room when President Trump signed the order.
07/11- Krista Lentine, M.D. (Nephrology) was interviewed about the sweeping changes coming to kidney care following President Trump's executive order on the issue. Lentine, who is the director of living donation at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital, was in the room when the order was signed.
07/10- Jason Garnreiter, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about 3D heart mapping.
07/09- Marcia McCormick, J.D. (Law) was interviewed as part of a KTVI-TV Ch. 2 story about a same sex couple whose business was refused by a wedding dress designer.
07/09- Fred Rottnek, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) penned a piece for the Catholic Health Association's Health Progress about addiction.
07/09- Robert Herrmann, Ph.D., professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, was quoted by U.S. News & World Report in a story about the possibility of earthquakes in Missouri and the efficacy of earthquake insurance.
07/08- Dana Malkus, J.D. (Law) was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about local nonprofits' efforts to combat vacant building blight in St. Louis.
07/08- Research from Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D. (Family and Community Medicine) and his colleagues was discussed in Healio that showed a connection between metformin and dementia risk.
07/08- Robert Herrmann, Ph.D. (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about recent earthquakes on the west coast.
07/03- Researchers in the College for Public Health and Social Justice are conducting a study to find out what people think about HPV and HPV vaccines. The researchers want to learn about the challenges people face in getting vaccinated.
07/02- Liz Chiarello, Ph.D. (Sociology) was quoted in U.S. News & World Report about the need for diverse viewpoint to address the opioid crisis. Chiarello, who is exploring health care and criminal justice strategies to fight the crisis, was recently named a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.
07/01- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about heart disease.
06/27- When she started college, Saint Louis University student Julia Griffin never imagined she would celebrate the Fourth of July at a Peruvian barbecue, or that her love of Latin American culture and medicine would lead her to researching health care access in South America.
06/27- The Summer 2019 issue of Universitas includes a cover story on Gerardo Camilo, Ph.D., professor of biology, who is studying the secret life of bees. Stories on the first round of Research Growth Fund recipients, the launch of COLLAB, and the SLU-NGA relationship are also included.
06/26- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about the death rate from cardiovascular disease.
06/26- A pediatric flu study is being conducted by Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D. (Infectious Diseases) at SLU.
06/25- Ken Haller, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed about a recent study that found the whooping cough vaccine becomes less effective over time.
06/24- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law) wrote a piece for the U.S. Supreme Court's well-known "SCOTUSBlog" analyzing the court's decision in "The Dutra Group v. Batterton," a martime law case.
06/21- SLU Hospital's Andrea Navratil, DPT, was interviewed on KMOV about the connection between summer and adolescent scoliosis diagnoses.
06/10- As she pursues her doctorate in biology, Saint Louis University graduate student Danelle Haake spends hours crawling through storm water tunnels and exploring streams in an effort to discover how common chemicals used to treat roadways, like road salt, impact the St. Louis region’s streams and freshwater supplies.
06/03- Joe Laramie, S.J., is on staff in the Department of Campus Ministry. "Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-Day Personal Retreat with St. Ignatius Loyola, Based on the 'Spiritual Exercises'," his first book, will be published by Ave Maria Press in September.