A large team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received nearly $8 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help determine the root causes of brain cell death in fatal pediatric neurodegenerative diseases.
Ronald C. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics, has been installed as the Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research. A celebration to mark the event took place Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Rubenstein is a native of upstate New York. He received his undergraduate […]
Katie Wolfe, MD, has been appointed the new Pediatric Residency Program director, effective Sept. 1, 2023. She takes on this role from interim co-directors Christine Hrach, MD, and Patrick Reich, MD. Wolfe completed her undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University and medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. From there, she completed a pediatric […]
Megan Cooper, MD, PhD, has been appointed the new chief of the Division of Rheumatology & Immunology as Anthony French, MD, PhD, takes on the new role of vice chair of Physician-Scientist Training. Both changes were effective Friday, Sept. 15. Cooper is a board-certified pediatric rheumatologist and is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in the pediatric […]
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate immune responses to a cancer-causing virus after organ transplantation in children.
The Department of Pediatrics is proud to announce 61 of our faculty members have been selected for the 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® and Rising Stars lists. Our physicians work hard each and every day to provide their patients with unmatched care. Each year, Castle Connolly uses a merit-based system to select board-certified physicians for […]
Faculty Name Division Title Lauren Anne Grant Academic Pediatrics Assistant Prof of Pediatrics (PEFA) Alicia McDonnell Kamsheh Cardiology Assistant Prof of Pediatrics (PEFA) Fellows Name Division Title Maram Muneer Sayel Alkhdour Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinical Fellow Abbey Rocco Hematology & Oncology Clinical Fellow Staff Name Division Title Angelica Margaret Barnes Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Student Max […]
Andrew Walz joined the Department of Pediatrics as a billing/scheduling associate in June 2023. Walz grew up in South County St. Louis and attended the University of Missouri — St. Louis, where he received a Bachelor’s in English Literature and Composition and a Master’s in Secondary Education. After 11 memorable and demanding years in the […]
Michelle A. Joubert Gill, MD, PhD, a nationally recognized physician-scientist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural Homer E. Nash Jr., MD, Professor in Pediatrics. The honor was bestowed by St. Louis Children’s Hospital through a gift funded by an anonymous donor to honor the legacy of Nash, a beloved […]
PI Agency Title Fahd Ahmad HRSA/CCHMC Emergency Medicine Services for Children (EMSC) Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Program – The Hospitals of the Midwest Emergency Research Node (HOMERUN); Category 1 Tarin Bigley NIH/K08 Establishing the impact of roseolovirues on development of autoimmunity due to loss of central tolerance Dustin Baldridge NIH/ DP1 High-Throughput […]