06/20- On her first day at her assigned clinical site in Hardin, Illinois, SLU student Emily Sloan found herself helping its residents lay sandbags in an attempt to protect the town from the rising waters.
06/12- Kevin Scannell, Ph.D., professor of computer science, has received a Fullbright Award to develop computing resources in the Irish Language. Scannell will spend six months in Ireland for the project.
06/12- SLUCare pediatrician Ken Haller, M.D., discusses the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine and explains why children may need another.
06/12- A new study has found that more than half of jail correctional officers screen high for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of occupational therapy, was the lead author of the paper.
06/12- Suzanne Mahon, DNSc (Cancer Center) discusses genetic screening for cancer, which attracts many patients to SLU Cancer Center. Mahon is the only nurse in Missouri certified in genetics and is an expert in interpretation, management, and test results.
06/10- As Roosevelt High School’s “Coach K,” SLU graduate student Kemba Noel-London helps high school athletes play sports safely while they learn about the health care system through sports medicine.
06/06- SLUCare audiologist Dave Harris, Aud, Ph.D., was interviewed on the Fox2Now segment "Health Watch" about when to consider hearing aids.
06/05- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about the health benefits of eating white meat.
06/05- Graduate student James Hillis talked with St. Louis Public Radio about using geospatial technology to help guide the urban farming business he co-founded in North St. Louis.
06/03- SLU’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the Research Growth Committee have announced the winners of the latest round of the Big Ideas competition. The multi-year competition offers increasing levels of investment for projects that demonstrate broad faculty engagement, strong leadership and compelling research plans.
06/01- Emily Lutenski, Ph.D., associate professor of American Studies, was named a National Humanities Center fellow for academic year 2019-20.
05/30- A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing?answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago. The results were published online in the journal Science Thursday, May 30.
05/24- Saint Louis University has named former NGA director Robert Cardillo a Distinguished Geospatial Fellow at the SLU Research Institute. This assignment will begin on June 1st.
05/24- Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis have opened COLLAB, a first-of-its-kind innovation center at Cortex. COLLAB will harness the power of the region's premier research universities.
05/23- SLU scientists, collaborating with colleagues at the University of California-Davis's School of Veterinary Medicine, have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health.
05/10- Research from SLU's Vasit Sagan, Ph.D., associate professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Sean Hartling, a SLU graduate student, was featured on the National Science Foundation Website. Their research uses satellite imaging data to map local tree species and health.
05/10- A team led by Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacological and physiological science, has reported progress on this, as well as new understandings of neuropathic pain in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)."
05/09- Joseph Brunworth, M.D., a SLUCare otolaryngologist and rhinologist, was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 for the segment, "Health Watch."
05/07- John Morley, M.D. (Geriatrics) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about measles in Baby Boomers (13:20 mark).
05/06- Chris Prener, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed by KSDK about the history and impact of street barriers in St. Louis.
05/06- In a study recently published in Sensors, Saint Louis University researchers paired satellite imaging data with machine learning techniques to map local tree species and health. The data generated by the project will help inform best practices for managing healthy green spaces as well as trimming programs to avoid power outages following storms.
- Saint Louis University Joins the National Academy of Medicine in Commitment to Countering the Opioid Epidemic
05/05- Saint Louis University joins the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and more than 100 other organizations to declare a commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose. The announcement was made at a meeting of NAM's Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.
05/05- A recent St. Louis University survey of about 300 jail officers in Missouri found more than half reported symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder. Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, co-authored the study.
05/05- A recent study co-authored by SLU's Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, surveyed about 300 jail officers in Missouri and found more than half reported symptoms consistent with PTSD.
05/02- Joseph Espiritu, M.D., SLUCare pulmonlogist and director of the sleep disorders center, was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 for the segment, "Health Watch."
05/01- Following director John Singleton's death, Randall Edgell, M.D., director of the Stroke Program at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital and SLUcare, joined Fox2Now to discuss why African Americans are more impacted by stroke than any other racial group in the United States.
05/01- Ken Haller, M.D., a SLUCare pediatrician at Cardinal Glennon Children`s Hospital, spoke with Fox2Now about the measles outbreak and preventative actions from the St. Louis City Health Department on the issue.
05/01- Chris Prener, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, discusses lessons St. Louis can learn from Indianapolis as local leaders pursue a merger between the city and county.
05/01- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about sleep aids.
04/30- Those who were enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid were sicker, had more cognitive impairments and difficulty functioning, and needed more social support than those who were not enrolled in both government programs, Saint Louis University research found. Kenton Johnston, Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy, is the lead author of the paper, which was published in the April issue of Health Affairs.
04/30- The Lived Religion project is co-directed by Rachel Lindsey, Ph.D., assistant professor, and Pauline Lee, Ph.D., associate professor, both in Saint Louis University’s Department of Theological Studies. Their work was recently highlighted by the STLMade movement, which tells stories about the people and places that lend vibrancy and character to St. Louis.
- Wired Magazine: SLU's Ken Haller Discusses Importance of Vaccines and His Participation in SLU Vaccine Trials
04/29- Wired Magazine interviewed Ken Haller, M.D., an associate professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine, about how he backs up his "pro-vaccination" stance by participating in clinical trials at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development.
04/29- Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., associate professor of Family and Community Medicine, has received a grant to study the pathways from chronic prescription opioid use to new onset mood disorder.
04/25- Sidney Watson, J.D. (Law) was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about processing errors found in Missouri's Medicaid system.
04/25- Joel Jennings, Ph.D., and Chris Prener, Ph.D., assistant professors of sociology and anthropology, studied the impact of road closings in St. Louis on crime rates. Their findings challenge conventional thinking on the issue.
04/24- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about how gaming can affect boys and girls differently.
04/24- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was interviewed on KMOV-TV Ch. 4 about how changing your diet might be a more effective weight loss strategy than using diet pills.
04/23- A new clinic for LGBTQIA adolescents led by SLU's Katie Heiden-Rootes, Ph.D., assistant professor of medical family therapy, was highlighted in "Social Work Today."
04/23- Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, collected data to solve real-world problems, assisting the St. Louis Zoo to boost fundraising efforts.
04/22- Saint Louis University (SLU) and the Jesuits Archives & Research Center (JARC) will host “Jesuits and American Culture” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Jesuit Archives & Research Center, 3920 West Pine Boulevard. The event is free and open to the public.
04/17- Thomas Madden, Ph.D., Professor of History, was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about the historic implications of the damage at Notre Dame Cathedral following a recent, devastating fire.
04/16- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about the world's first 3D printed heart which was recently unveiled by Israeli scientists.
04/12- Saint Louis University's Prison Education Program is seeking help from the community in order to secure a $10,000 grant for the program. The program needs to raise $20,000 before the end of April in order to secure the $10,000 in funds from the We Raise Foundation.
04/11- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about medication prescribed online.
04/11- SLU's Kyle Xu, M.D. (Plastic Surgery) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 for the segment, "Health Watch." Xu discussed the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
04/10- David Berczek, chief of the NGA Office of Corporate Communications West, and Ken Olliff, vice president for research at Saint Louis University, joined "St. Louis on the Air" to discuss the recent GeoResolution conference and St. Louis as a leader in the field.
04/10- St. Louis Magazine covers the GeoResolution conference and comments made there by Vice Admiral Robert Sharp, the director of the NGA.
04/09- Saint Louis University is proud to be a co-sponsor of "GeoResolution: The 21st Century Geospatial Ecosystem," an upcoming conference with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Fox2Now previewed the conference the morning of the event.
04/09- Saint Louis University is proud to co-sponsor a new geospatial conference, "GeoResolution 2019," with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The conference will bring national leaders in academia, government, and industry to campus. Register today!
04/09- A capacity crowd of 650 regional leaders from academia, government and business and college students came together at the Midwest’s first geospatial conference on Tuesday. Geo-Resolution 2019 was co-sponsored by the National Geospatial Agency (NGA) and Saint Louis University, which also hosted the event.
04/08- Ken Haller, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch. 5 about proposed legislation on vaccination.
04/08- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and anthropology, joined KTRS 550am to discuss GeoSLU, an initiative to grow geospatial science and innovation at SLU, and the upcoming GeoResolution conference that is being co-sponsored by Saint Louis University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
04/08- The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) will award Eustáquio A. Araújo, D.D.S., M.S., the Dale B. Wade Award of Excellence in Orthodontics. Araújo is the Pete Sotiropoulos Endowed Professor of Orthodontics at the Center for Advanced Dental Education (CADE).
04/06- SLU's Krista Lentine, M.D., Ph.D. (Nephrology, Internal Medicine) was interviewed on "The Pulse of St. Louis" about organ donation during the program's discussion of "Donate Life Month."
04/06- Vice President for Research Ken Olliff was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about the upcoming GeoResolution conference on April 9th.
04/04- Kaitlin Farrell, M.D. (Breast Surgery) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations for the segment, "Health Watch."
04/03- World Wide Technology will present the Ninth Annual Cybersecurity Symposium “Generation to Innovation” Wednesday, April 3, at Chaifetz Arena on the Saint Louis University campus. The Symposium is intended to bring the cybersecurity industry together through networking and discussion that includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions and a panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity and the role it plays in our world.
04/02- The St. Louis American highlights the upcoming GeoResolution conference that is being co-sponsored by Saint Louis University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
03/29- Theresa Schwartz, M.D. (Surgery) was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about a new Federal Drug Administration proposal that would expand a rule already in effect in more than 30 states requiring mammogram providers to notify women who have dense breast tissue.
03/28- Edward Weiss, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was quoted about his research finding that the Mediterranean diet improves endurance exercise in a piece from The Guardian about low-carb keto diets.
03/28- SLU's Bob Lewis, assistant professor of urban planning and development, joined "St. Louis on the Air" to discuss the new trolley running through the Delmar Loop.
03/27- GeoSLU, a multidisciplinary research group building geospatial capacity at SLU, was featured on the KMOV segment, "St. Louis Proud." The segment included interviews with SLU's Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., and Ness Sandoval, Ph.D.
03/26- Amber Johnson, Ph.D., is an award-winning associate professor of communication and social justice at Saint Louis University. Johnson is also the creator of The Justice Fleet ™, a mobile social justice museum that fosters healing through art, dialogue and play.
03/26- Founded and led by Whitney Postman, Ph.D./CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor and Director of the Neuro-Rehabilitation of Language Laboratory in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the group's aim is to reduce health disparities in African American elders who may be at risk for cognitive decline.
03/21- At SLU, students launch satellites and study how life might arise on distant moons devoid of oxygen. Students who graduate from SLU join a long list of those who have helped advance mankind’s reach into the cosmos.
03/20- Rabia Rahman, Ph.D., assistant professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, was interviewed on KMOV-TV Ch. 4's "Great Day St. Louis" about the benefits of cooking with kids.
03/18- Matthew Smeds, M.D., SLUCare vascular surgeon, was interviewed on the Fox2Now segment "Health Watch," about how leg pain may signal peripheral artery disease.
03/18- Hala Adil, M.D., Dermatology, was interviewed on Fox2Now about sunburn prevention as the summer approaches.
03/15- With the help of a million dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, Jenna Gorlewicz, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering, aims to break down the barrier to STEM fields for the visually impaired through robotics and touchscreen technology.
03/15- Amber Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, is the creator of the Justice Fleet, a mobile social justice museum that fosters healing through art, dialogue and play. Johnson and the Justice Fleet are being celebrated as part of the #STLMade campaign.
03/15- The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) honored the work of 26 faculty members and research administrators at its annual Scholarly Works and Grant Winner Reception on Friday, March 1. This year, for the first time, the SLU Research Institute provided a onetime salary bonus to a number of the honorees.
03/14- Kyle Xu, M.D., was interviewed on the Fox2Now segment, "Health Watch," about microsurgery for lymphedema. Xu is a plastic, hand and micro-surgeon at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
03/14- On World Kidney Day, SLU's Krista Lentine, M.D., Ph.D., professor of nephrology, discussed a new push in Jefferson City for stronger protections for living kidney donors.
03/13- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, spoke with KMOV about a new NIH-funded bird flu study happening at SLU. The study is currently seeking volunteers.
03/12- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, was interviewed on KMOX about the new NIH-funded bird flu study happening at SLU. Frey is the principal investigator on the study.
03/06- Saint Louis University continues the push to develop a vaccine for avian flu, amid concerns that the viruses could mutate to cause a potential pandemic. Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, is the principal investigator on the study.
02/28- Joel Goldstein, J.D., Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law, sat down with NPR and WNYC to discuss the Vice Presidency and VP Mike Pence. Goldstein is a leading scholar on the Vice Presidency.
02/27- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., Instructor in Nutrition and Dietetics, sat down with KMOV 4 to talk about the benefits of dairy and why you should always buy local.
02/26- Josh Arthur, M.D., discusses the spread of vaccine misinformation via social media on KSDK.
02/25- The findings from Christopher Prener, Ph.D., and Joel Jennings, Ph.D., both assistant professors of sociology, challenge the conventional thinking on street closings and crime in St. Louis.
02/23- Sydney Norton, Ph.D., assistant professor of German, discusses German immigration to Missouri and the role that German immigrants in Missouri played in the fight to end slavery.
02/18- Sydney Norton, Ph.D., assistant professor of German, was recently a speaker at "The Face of Love: Symposium on the Common History of German and African Americans."
02/13- SLU's Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., associate professor in family and community medicine, is the author of the study. Scherrer and his colleagues analyzed health records of more than 2,500 veterans with PTSD.
02/12- Saint Louis University physician and researcher Adrian Di Bisceglie, M.D., has been named a fellow of the Academy of Science St. Louis for his work as a physician, researcher and leader in the field of hepatology, especially his work in furthering the nation’s prevention and treatment of viral hepatitis.
02/12- SLU researchers Kira Banks, Ph.D., Keon L. Gilbert, DrPh, Amber Johnson, Ph.D., Sidney Watson, J.D., and Ruqaiijah Yearby, J.D., have received a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program to evaluate the effects of racial equity and social justice initiatives on policy nationwide.
02/11- Ramona Behshad, M.D., has been elected 2019 president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the association representing physicians in the St. Louis area. Behshad is an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and director of the Division of Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. She is a practicing dermatologist with SLUCare Physician Group.
02/11- Paul Lynch, Ph.D., associate professor of English, sat down with "St. Louis on the Air" to talk through the cultural understanding of rhetoric and its positive uses in today's society.
02/07- Nirav Patel, M.D., is an infectious disease specialist at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
02/06- Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacological and physiological science, was featured in the Wall Street Journal for her innovative research on the treatment of chronic pain.
02/04- Timothy G. Howell, Ed.D., ATC, PES, CES, CSCS, assistant professor of physical therapy and athletic training, sat down with Fox2Now to make some recommendations for those recovering from serious injuries.
02/01- The newly established Saint Louis University Research Institute will award its first round of funding: $1.8 million in grants to accelerate research growth at the University.
01/31- Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral science and health education, has led a team of SLU researchers to investigate how economic status, education and community location influence the choice to become an organ donor.
01/30- SLUCare cardiologist Michael Lim, M.D., has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the American Heart Association’s Hugh D. McCulloch Award in recognition of his significant contributions to furthering the association’s mission.
01/30- Student research that ranged from crowdsourcing speech evaluations to possible causes of cell death was showcased recently as Saint Louis University School of Medicine held its 54th annual Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society medical student research forum.
01/29- SLU biologist Jason Knouft, Ph.D., has been appointed to a two-year term on a national advisory board that assists the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a broad range of environmental policy, technology and management issues.
01/25- The Daily Mail reports on a study of the relationship between oolong tea and the development of breast cancer being led by SLU's Chunfa Huang.
01/16- A neurogastrointestinal motility clinic at Cardinal Glennon is now offering testing to children under the leadership of SLUCare Pediatric Gastroenterologist Dhiren Patel, M.D.
01/14- Saint Louis University and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) have announced a new partnership to promote geospatial research and technology.
12/05- Sarah George, M.D., associate professor of infectious diseases, allergy, and immunology, is the principal investigator on a test of a possible Zika vaccine.
12/05- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the SLU Center for Vaccine Development, talks about the importance of getting your annual flu shot. Kinsella Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Research , Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology