Orscheln appointed Pediatric Vice Chair of Community Health and Strategic Planning

Rachel Orscheln

Rachel C. Orscheln, MD, professor of Pediatrics and director of ambulatory Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed the vice chair of Community Health and Strategic Planning for the Department of Pediatrics, effective June 1, 2024. In this pivotal role, Orscheln will act as a crucial link […]

Pediatrics wraps up successful 2024 Pediatrics Research Retreat

2024 Pediatrics Research Retreat

The 2024 Pediatrics Research Retreat was held at Live! by Loews, a beautiful venue right next to Ballpark Village. Hundreds of Pediatrics researchers spent the day listening to thought provoking research presentations and networking with colleagues. Twelve presenters discussed topics spanning from paternal obesity at pregnancy ‘s association with steatotic liver disease in offspring to […]

Perlmutter one of nine WashU faculty elected to AAAS (Links to an external site)

Dean Perlmutter

Nine faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis are among the 502 new fellows selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the most distinct honors in the scientific community. The 2023 class includes: Deanna Barch, Laura Bierut, Kendall Blumer, Andreas Burkhalter, Jennifer Heemstra, Kathleen McDermott, Jeffrey Miner, Camillo Padoa-Schioppa and David Perlmutter. It is also the 150th year […]

Glatz installed as Louis Larrick Ward Chair in Pediatric Cardiology

(Pictured left to right) Dean Perlmutter, Andy Glatz, Trish Lollo, Gary Silverman

Andrew Glatz, MD, MSCE, was installed as the Louis Larrick Ward Chair in Pediatric Cardiology for the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. At a ceremony celebrating the event on April 4, 2024, Glatz, a professor of Pediatrics, presented the talk titled, “Collaborative Multi-Center Clinical Research in Pediatric Cardiovascular […]

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 […]