- Watch: Program Developed by SLU's Nancy Weaver Trains By-Standers for Tense Parent-Child Interactions
01/23- Nancy Weaver, Ph.D., professor of Behavioral Science in the College for Public Health and Social Justice joined Fox 2 to discuss "Support Over Silence For Kids," a new program that prepares community members, hospital personnel, and other professionals to confidently defuse challenging moments between caregivers and their children in public.
01/22- Led by Michael Podgursky, Ph.D., a team of researchers and colleagues at Saint Louis University's Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research (SCAER) are using big data to improve the lives of school-aged children and other St. Louisians.
01/22- A team of international researchers, which includes a Saint Louis University Madrid anthropologist, dug deep to find some of the oldest African DNA on record, in a new study published in Nature. The findings, “Ancient West African foragers in the context of African population history,” published Jan. 22 in Nature, represent the first ancient DNA from West or Central Africa, and some of the oldest DNA recovered from an African tropical context.
01/21- Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D. (Occupational Science and Therapy) was interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio about new SLU research on Missouri correctional officers and depression.
01/16- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about the keto diet.
01/16- Fred Rottnek, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about opioid substance abuse treatment. Rottnek was among the first individuals in the region to be Board-Certified in Addiction Medicine and founded the Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at SLU, for which he currently serves as program director.
01/15- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D. (Sociology and Anthropology) and Shawn Steadman (School for Professional Studies) were interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about how SLU's Geospatial Institute is using remotely sensed images to better understand the extent and impact of wildfires.
01/10- Long-time SLU School of Medicine faculty member Raymond C. Tait, Ph.D., will receive one of the Academy of Science-St. Louis’ most prestigious recognitions – the Science Leadership Award – on Thursday, April 2. Tait is interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and interim administrative director of Saint Louis University Cancer Center.
12/06- SLU archaeologist Thomas Finan, Ph.D., has been recognized for his work recovering the history of medieval Irish castles, becoming the first American to join a leading international group dedicated to the study of castles, the Comité Permanent of the Chateau Gaillard European Castle Studies Colloque.
12/06- Saint Louis University’s Enrico Di Cera, M.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Di Cera, who is the Alice A. Doisy professor and chairman of the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at SLU, is being recognized for his key contributions to the theory of ligand binding and to the structural enzymology of proteins controlling blood coagulation.
12/06- Research from SLU's Kenton Johnston, Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy, has found that rural residents with health problems are more likely to be hospitalized and die than those who live in urban areas due to a lack of access to specialists.
12/04- Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, Ph.D. (Otolaryngology) was interviewed by Helio about the increase in head and neck melanoma among younger patients.
12/02- In a miniaturized laboratory, SLU chemist Istvan Kiss, Ph.D., and graduate assistant Yifan Liu, Ph.D., are illuminating how microfluidic systems can conduct chemicals experiments on a chip through a series of small connected tubes the size of a hair.
11/27- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and associate director of the SLU Geospatial Institute, spoke with St. Louis Public Radio about the changing demographics of St. Charles County.
- SLU Research Points to What the Number of Cars on Retailers' Parking Lots Can't Say About Business Success
11/26- Research from Marcus Painter, Ph.D., and a colleague at University of Kentucky, indicates that Wall Street analysts may put too much weight on how crowded parking lots near them influence forecasting the success of a business.
11/20- Muscular dystrophy research by Fran Sverdrup, Ph.D. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and origin of life research by Paul Bracher, Ph.D. (Chemistry) were highlighted in Town & Style.
11/19- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law) was quoted in a Washington Post article about possible vice presidential candidates in the 2020 election.
11/17- Cort Rudolph, associate professor of psychology, was interviewed about the differences between boomers and millennials and the accuracy of generational labels such as those.
11/15- Two Saint Louis University faculty members and their community partner are working to improve the health of rural Missourians as they participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Fellowship. Their project will receive $350,000 over the next three years and is among eight interdisciplinary research initiatives recently funded by the prestigious foundation aimed at finding real-world solutions to improve health equity.
11/15- Paul Lynch, Ph.D., associate professor of English, was interviewed about SLU's Prison Education Program on St. Louis Public Radio's "St. Louis On the Air."
11/14- Jeffrey Scherrer, associate professor of family and community medicine, was interviewed by US News & World Report about a connection between PTSD and heart attacks.
11/12- Dan Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Vaccine Development, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal about the federally funded human challenge flu study that is currently underway at four Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs) across the country, including the one at SLU.
11/11- Verna Ferguson, Ph.D., the Irene Riddle Endowed Professor of Nursing in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, received the Legend of Nursing award for her history of excellence in teaching, mentoring and research at the 2019 March of Dimes Missouri Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards gala. She is the fourth SLU faculty member to receive the honor in its eight-year history.
11/11- A team of researchers from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology has received a new $512,226 grant from the Kern Family Foundation to provide professional development opportunities for STEM faculty to facilitate connections between engineering, math and the sciences.
11/10- Cort Rudolph, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, was interviewed by Vox about generational differences between millennials and baby boomers and generational labels.
11/09- Cort Rudolph, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, was interviewed by Bloomberg about generational differences between millennials and baby boomers and generational labels.
11/06- Saint Louis University computer scientist Flavio Esposito, Ph.D., has received a $206,206 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at developing theoretical foundations for breaking down the components of software applications over a distributed complex cyberinfrastructure in order to help software designers and technology companies develop greener and more efficient computing resources for society.
11/04- From 2010 to 2016, emergency department admissions for confirmed adolescent sexual abuse in the U.S. doubled, even as rates of child sexual abuse have steadily declined for decades. The findings come from a new JAMA Pediatrics paper published by a SLU research team led by Jesse Helton, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work.
11/03- Ana Santos Rutschman, J.D. (Law) joined the Big Mouth Pharmacist podcast to talk about the spread of misinformation about vaccines.
11/01- A story about sepsis research from David A. Ford, Ph.D. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and Jane McHowat, Ph.D. (Pathology) ran in CAP Today.
10/31- The University will hold a limited submission competition to determine its submissions to the Mallinckrodt Scholar Award Program. SLU may submit two research proposals to the funding program through the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation. The internal deadline for proposal materials is Friday, Nov. 15. The chosen proposals are due to the funder by Wednesday, Jan. 15.
10/31- Karen Moore, DNP, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at its annual policy conference in October. She is among the 231 highly distinguished nurse leaders from the 2019 class that represents 38 states, the District of Columbia and 17 countries.
10/31- There is no cure or treatment for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), an illness that starts with facial, shoulder and upper arm weakness and eventually affects nearly all skeletal muscles of those with the disease. But, Saint Louis University researchers are making progress in finding a way to shut down the toxic protein that leads to the illness.
10/30- A new center at Saint Louis University is reaching across multiple disciplines to provide families of K-12 children experiencing signs of autism with comprehensive evaluation reports and serve as a liaison to access therapies and interventions. The Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services, which opened in July 2019, is also a teaching center and provides opportunities for graduate students to be involved with the assessment process under the direction and guidance of faculty members from their specific disciplines.
10/30- Ellen Barnidge, Ph.D. (Behavioral Science and Health Education) was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the importance to neighborhoods of having nearby grocery stores. Barnidge is an expert on food insecurity.
10/29- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law emeritus) wrote a piece for the U.S. Supreme Court's SCOTUSblog, previewing arguments in CITGO Asphalt Refining v. Frescatti Shipping Company, a maritime law case.
10/23- Saint Louis University (SLU) clinical psychologists Terri Weaver, Ph.D., and Jeremiah Weinstock, Ph.D., have received an $820,000 grant that will provide specialized training for the next generation of psychologists while assisting those suffering from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
10/23- Fred Rottnek, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) was interviewed for a St. Louis Public Radio story about ER visits from the St. Louis County jail.
10/21- Eran Chen, M.D. (Dermatology) and Ramona Behshad, M.D. (Dermatology) were both quoted in Town & Style about Mohs surgery to treat skin cancer.
10/10- Saint Louis University’s University Theatre has opened its 2019-2020 with a play guaranteed to make audiences fall in love while having a few laughs. University Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night opened Thursday, Oct. 10. The play runs through Sunday, Oct. 13. The play’s performances will take place at The Grandel at 3610 Grandel Square.
10/10- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., (Sociology and Anthropology) was quoted in the St. Louis Post- Dispatch about his research collaboration with the St. Louis Mosaic Project about the growth of the St. Louis Metro Area's foreign-born population.
10/10- Results of a new survey conducted by the St. Louis Mosaic Project and Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor and co-director of the public and social policy doctoral program at Saint Louis University, show that foreign-born populations are continuing to choose St. Louis as a place to call home.
10/10- The American Geographical Society (AGS) has awarded Michael Rozier, S.J., Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice, an EthicalGEO Fellowship as a result of the Society's recent EthicalGEO Challenge.
10/09- The research study aims to understand what happens when a person is infected with the flu and how the body controls the infection. To do this, researchers will infect healthy participants with a strain of the flu, and follow them to see what symptoms occur and when they occur.
10/08- Charles El Mir, Ph.D. (SLU-Madrid-Engineering) was quoted and his research noted in an article about Earth's ability to avoid a major asteroid strike in Engineering and Technology Magazine.
10/08- Vice President for Research Ken Olliff is co-chairing the search committee for the next CEO of Cortex alongside fellow Cortex board member Jan Holloway, former senior vice president and chief of staff for Monsanto Co.
10/08- Saint Louis University has established a new Geospatial Institute to support and accelerate research, training, and innovation in the rapidly growing fields of geospatial science and technology.
10/07- The Jesuit Student Research Symposium is accepting proposals for presentations for the sixth annual symposium, co-hosted by the Saint Louis Jesuit Archives and Research Center, SLU’s Office of Mission and Identity and the Department of History
10/07- The Department of Chemistry's faculty have received awards totaling $5.7 million over the next five years from key agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes for Health (NIH).
10/05- Fred Buckhold, M.D. (Internal Medicine) and Theresa Schwartz, M.D. (Surgery) were interviewed about the health topics of the day, including breast cancer, on KMOX-AM 1120.
10/04- Gina Yosten, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology and physiology, will become the most junior scientist ever chosen as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology after an international search.
10/04- Molly Walker Wilson, J.D. (Law) was interviewed for a TIME Magazine article about a murder conviction which was overturned due to a client's ineffective counsel.
10/03- Head and neck melanoma among pediatric, adolescent and young adult populations in the United States and Canada increased by 51.1% from 1995 to 2014, per research from Saint Louis University. The findings by a School of Medicine team of Haley Bray, M.D., Matthew Simpson, MPH, Jennifer V. Brinkmeier, M.D., and Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, BDS, Ph.D., MPH, of SLU’s Department of Otolaryngology, were published in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Otolaryngology.
10/03- With humanity facing unprecedented challenges posed by the planet’s growing population, two Saint Louis University engineering students joined peers from around the globe at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London to propose and pitch creative solutions to issues from the uses of artificial intelligence to how to bring personalized learning to students with special needs.
10/03- Reuters reported on findings from a SLU School of Medicine research team that showed an increase in head and neck melanomas.
10/02- Denise Hooks-Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor of family and community medicine at SLU, was interviewed by St. Louis Magazine about depression in women.
10/02- Research from SLU's Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, was highlighted in the Scientific American.
10/01- Scott Isbell, Ph.D. (Pathology) was featured in a CAP Today story about preventing sepsis.
10/01- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Missouri $6.4 million in funding for opioid-related research, which will go to Washington University and Saint Louis University.
10/01- Kia Lannaman, M.D. (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health) was interviewed about new technology for expectant mothers.
09/30- Denise Côté-Arsenault, Ph.D., the Hemak Endowed Professor of Maternal Child Nursing at the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing at SLU, is an internationally recognized expert in pregnancy loss. She has received a Fulbright scholarship to study how Scotland’s culture influences those who care for Scottish women who have lost a baby or suffered a miscarriage.
09/30- Anders Walker, J.D. (Law) was featured in an article posted to Medium about the constitutional process for presidential impeachment.
09/27- Kevin F. O'Malley, former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, has joined the law school faculty at St. Louis University. He will serve as "ambassador in residence" at the Center for International and Comparative Law.
09/26- Saint Louis University and the IT Entrepreneur Network have announced a new partnership to engage regional tech entrepreneurs in the SLUStart I-Corps Program. SLU’s I-Corps is the only National Science Foundation funded I-Corps site in the region.
09/26- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and anthropology and co-director of public and social policy, was interviewed about migration in the St. Louis area, as well regional population and wealth trends. Sandoval is a co-leader of GeoSLU: The SLU Geospatial Research, Training, and Innovation Enterprise.
09/26- The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will offer a workshop and events series focused on improving research skills and building awareness about research opportunities during October. The first in the series will be on Wednesday Oct. 9.
09/26- SLU alumnus Kevin F. O’Malley, J.D. (A&S ’70, Law ’73) will serve as professor of practice and ambassador in residence in the Saint Louis University School of Law. O’Malley served as U.S. ambassador to Ireland from 2014 to 2017 and was appointed to the post by President Barack Obama. In his new role with SLU, O’Malley will counsel students and serve as a resource for the School of Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law.
09/25- Joe Brunworth, M.D. (Otolaryngology) was interviewed for a story about oral immunotherapy, an allergy shot alternative for those who may be afraid of getting shots.
09/25- Rabia Rahman, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was interviewed on "Great Day St. Louis" about foods that may lower inflammation.
09/25- With construction on the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (ISE) Building on track toward completion for the Fall 2020 term, the co-chairs of the ISE Building Committee have announced the process that will be used to allocate research space in the building in a message to the SLU community.
09/25- Fred Buckhold, M.D. (Internal Medicine) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about salmonella infections.
09/24- Lindsay Lombardo, DO (Urology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about a new treatment for enlarged prostates.
09/24- Monica Eppinger, Ph.D., J.D., associate professor and co-director of the Center for International and Comparative Law in the School of Law, was quoted in a Kiev Post article about the death of William Green Miller, the second US ambassador to independent Ukraine.
09/24- Gary Ritter, Ph.D., dean of the School of Education, is among three individuals recently elected to the Board of Director of Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation.
09/23- Liz Chiarello, associate professor of sociology at SLU and Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, was interviewed about the rise in opioid prescriptions in Missouri.
09/20- The Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics will host a conference, “The Perils and Promises of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Business,” to share the most current research, analysis, and debates about a topic that is nearly hidden from our lives but that may come to define our civilization in the years ahead.
09/20- Research by Silvana Siddali, Ph.D. (History) was quoted in a New York Times opinion piece about the role hate speech played in denying African-Americans wealth and property during the 1850s.
09/20- The Faculty Writing Fellows Program is seeking four to six participants for an interdisciplinary Writing Group in the Humanities. The group will focus on book and article writing within the disciplines of history, English, theology, philosophy, modern and classical languages and American Studies.
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.
09/19- Brigid Holloran-Schwartz, M.D. (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about uterine fibroid treatments.
- ITEN & SLU Research Innovation Group Announce Community Partnership to Engage Tech Entrepreneurs in the SLUStart I-Corps Program
09/19- ITEN and the Research Innovation Group in the Office of the Vice President for Research at Saint Louis University are excited to announce a new partnership aimed at enhancing and broadening services for the tech startup companies and innovators they serve.
- 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.
09/18- Ana Santos Rutschman, J.D. (Law) wrote a piece that appeared in the Chicago Tribune about the spread of misinformation about vaccines by social media bots and trolls.
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- 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.
09/13- 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.
09/12- 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.
- 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.
09/04- 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.
- 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.