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 […]
Vikas R. Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, a professor of pediatrics, has been installed as the Alexis F. Hartmann Sr., MD Professor of Pediatrics. A celebration to mark the event took place Thursday, August 3, 2023 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Dharnidharka is the chief of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Hypertension and Pheresis at […]
Jason G. Newland, MD, a noted pediatrician and researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural Schnuck Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The honor was bestowed by St. Louis Children’s Hospital through a gift funded by the children of Donald and Doris Schnuck, […]
Mark E. Lowe, MD, PhD, an academic leader and accomplished pediatric physician-scientist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed the university’s vice chancellor for research. He also has been named senior associate dean of research at WashU Medicine. Chancellor Andrew D. Martin, Provost Beverly Wendland and David H. Perlmutter, MD, […]
David Balzer, MD, has been designated a Master Interventionalist of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (MSCAI). This recognition denotes outstanding members of SCAI who are nominated by their peers in the society. According to the SCAI website, nominees must exemplify “excellence in interventional cardiology practice throughout their careers and commitment to the highest […]
Jason Newland, MD, MEd, professor of pediatrics, infectious diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has been at the forefront of research on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines for children. Newland’s work is focused on the impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs in children’s hospitals. His team has developed a large […]
A new study found the rate of weight loss surgery among teenagers has doubled in recent years, but some experts argue the procedure is still severely underused in the United States. Weight loss surgery can be recommended for kids and teens diagnosed with severe obesity plus a major health problem.
The Department of Pediatrics is proud to announce 55 of our faculty members have been selected for the 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® List. 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 its Top Doctors® […]
Lindsay Clukies, MD, was discussed the risks of bunk bed injuries and how to prevent them, including using guardrails on both sides and teaching kids how to climb the ladder safely.
James R. Duncan, MD, PhD, a professor of radiology, and Erin Hickey, MD, an assistant professor of pediatrics, have been named the 2022-24 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.