Funded Awards February 2024

Manish Aggarwal, Kevin Basses, Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, Vikas Dharnidharka, Jorge Di Paola, Patricia Dickson, Kimberly Donica, Robert Hayashi, Lawrence Hudson-Lewis, Allison King, Lance Peterson, Gregory Storch and Phillip Tarr

Name Agency Title Manish Aggarwal SLCH Foundation  Ollie Tschudin Family Research Fund Kevin Baszis SLCH Foundation  Point of care musculoskeletal ultrasound in Pediatric Rheumatology Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg NIH/R21 Novel Bacteroides fragilis Competition Factor in Carbapenem-Resistant Strains Vikas Dharnidharka NIH/R01 Choosing Immune Suppression in Renal Transplantation by Efficacy and Morbidity2 (CISTEM2) Jorge Di Paola SLCH Foundation  […]

New Hires March 2024

Welcome new hires!

Name Division Title Courtney Cape Central Admin Business & Technology Application Analyst III Tonie Cates Infectious Diseases Case Worker I Sherice Davis Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III Zachary Paul Fryda Central Admin Resident – Tutor Katlyn Hoerz Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III Shamari Logan Infectious Diseases Case Worker II Abass Oduola Infectious Diseases Postdoc Research […]

Staff Feature Beth Colombo

Beth Colombo is a St. Louis native and grew up in the city. She attended Rockhurst University for undergrad majoring in nonprofit leadership.  In 2012, she moved to Boston and joined a program called the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. This program was a one-year volunteer commitment, working at a domestic violence shelter. During this year, she lived with five […]

Bubeck Wardenburg appointed executive vice chair

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD, the Donald B. Strominger Professor of Pediatrics and chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Washington University Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed the executive vice chair. She has demonstrated expertise in improving, expanding and refining clinical operations to improve the overall care of children. She will assist the Department of Pediatrics […]

Hunstad appointed vice chair of basic and translational research

David Hunstad, MD, the Arnold W. Strauss, MD, Endowed Professor for Mentoring, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Microbiology, and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University Department of Pediatrics has been appointed the vice chair of basic and translational research. In this role, Hunstad will work with the administrative team to oversee […]

Dickson among Association of American Physicians 2024 Elected Members

Patricia Dickson

Patricia Dickson, MD, was one of only 70 people elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP) for 2024. According to the AAP, members have included “Nobel laureates and members of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine.” Three Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis faculty joined […]

Two pediatricians awarded grants as part of ICTS’s Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program

Brian DeBosch and Sarah Greene

Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital have awarded Brian DeBosch, MD, PhD, and Sarah Greene, MD, PhD, grants as part of the 17th annual Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP). This program is the largest internal grant funding program in the ICTS, requiring applicants to […]

Five factors to ensure an infant thrives (Links to an external site)

Environmental stimulation and positive caregiving are two of the five factors that help a baby thrive. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There are basic resources every baby needs for the best possible chance to develop as a healthy well-functioning human. Start with good nutrition, breast milk if possible. That baby is going to need stimulation, lots of looking, reciprocal interactions, exposure to language and interesting stimuli. If at all possible, you should live in a place […]

5 physician-scientists named to newest class of Dean’s Scholars (Links to an external site)

The Division of Physician-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has announced its fifth class of Dean’s Scholars. They are (top, from left): R. Alex Harbison, MD, and Joshua Siner, MD; and (bottom, from left) Carol M. Kao, MD; Dzmitry Matsiukevich, MD; and David F. Butler, MD.

Physicians who pursue research often play a key role in the discovery of new, innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating patients. The Dean’s Scholars initiative at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to nurture the careers of such doctors so they can more easily treat patients while also pursuing laboratory-based biomedical research.