03/23- After graduating with a Master of Social Work in 1992, J. Breezer Rickey worked in Chicago’s poorest housing projects helping inner-city families. She provided advocacy and psychotherapy for children who were severely abused.
03/08- Rhonda BeLue, Ph.D., joined Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice as professor and chair of the Health Management and Policy department on July 1, 2017.
01/16- On Jan. 1, 2018, Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice welcomed two new associate deans and a new Master of Public Health program director to its leadership team.
12/20- With a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a team of Saint Louis University researchers aims to lower the rate of food insecurity while connecting families to available resources by improving screening practices and follow-up care.
12/18- Enrique Flores, a 2012 graduate of SLU's urban planning and development program, was recently recognized by North County Incorporated as one of the "30 Leaders in their Thirties."
12/13- Norman White, Ph.D., an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice in Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice, died suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 6. He was 64.
12/04- Kimberly Enard, Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy, has been appointed as the new chair of the program committee of the American Public Health Association’s Community Health Planning and Policy Development section.
11/27- In an interview with Vice, SLU doctoral student Matthew Ellis explains why recent efforts to control the supply of prescription drugs may have contributed to the increasing numbers of heroin users.
11/16- A nun, a social worker, a traveler, a scholar, a peacemaker. Genevieve O’Hara Bruggemann, a three-time alumna of Saint Louis University, passed away in April 2017.
11/03- On Oct. 20, three Master of Health Administration students took home second place in the National Association of Health Services Executives’ (NAHSE) 22nd annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition.
10/06- On Oct. 26, 2017, Anne Elixhauser, Ph.D., senior research scientist for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will present "The Train Tracks of Research: A Look Back from the Other End of the Tunnel."
10/04- Join us for the 2018 Public Health Scholar Bowl and compete with undergraduate teams from across the country for cash prizes!
09/26- When offered the option of taking an oral comprehensive exam or producing a publishable manuscript as the cumulative test for her Master of Public Health degree, Janine Foggia, ‘16, jumped at the opportunity to produce “something tangible” to put on her resume.
08/09- Beth Tobo, a Ph.D. in public health studies candidate, answers the question: "What does social justice mean to you?"
08/02- As part of an ongoing feature in SoJust magazine, members of our college community reflect on the meaning of social justice for them and their fields. We asked students from our diverse programs what social justice means to them. Hear from Cassandra Novinger, a B.S. in public health student.
07/20- Thomas Burroughs, Ph.D., executive director of Saint Louis University’s Center for Health Outcomes Research (SLUCOR), has been appointed to a three-year term as interim dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice.
07/11- Avi Sukhwal's parents expected he would follow in their footsteps and become a physician. When he told them he wanted to go into public health, his parents simply wanted to know that he would be able to make a living. He's headed to a Ph.D. program this fall, but as an M.P.H. student concentrating in global health, it was Sukhwal's interest in mental health that really took him places.
07/03- To me, social justice is not a luxury but a right and necessity for every human on the planet.
06/23- As part of an ongoing feature, members of our college community reflect on the meaning of social justice for them and their fields. We asked students from our diverse programs what social justice means to them.? Jordan Kaufman, a B.S. in social work student, weighs in.
06/19- “It’s not like one parent failed to do their duty,” says Kathryn Krupsky, a Master of Public Health student and graduate research assistant at the College. “This is a systemic issue and we want to do what we can to help from a public health, social work and a clinical perspective.”
06/19- A Q&A with Rhonda BeLue, the new chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice.
06/19- How do you re-engage and retain people who have dropped out of or never received care for an HIV infection? Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., explored this question in a paper recently published by AIDS and Behavior.
06/12- The Spring 2017 issue features student service day events, faculty research and a Q&A with the incoming department chair, Rhonda BeLue.
05/26- “Knowledge is powerful. It requires action. Apathy is negligent,” said Fred Pestello, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Saint Louis University, in his address of the Class of 2017.
05/26- Faculty members at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice were awarded 31 grants and contracts valued at nearly $2 million in 2016.
04/25- Carolyn Compton, a dual Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration student, was recently recognized by the National Organization for Victim Assistance as a 2017 Honored Victim Advocate for her work at the Central West End Neighborhood Security Initiative.
04/25- “Part of the challenge is to better educate our students in what they could be doing to help. Currently, finances are not interwoven well into social work education, which is something we’re working on,” says Birkenmaier.
04/21- Now in its second year, the student-organized Public Health Fair on April 1, 2017, drew nearly 900 attendees to its many events, which included a keynote speech by Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer of the City of St. Louis.
04/21- Kate Becker is uniquely qualified to take a lead role in the changes taking place on the Saint Louis University medical center campus. The president and CEO of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is a 2011 graduate of the College for Public Health and Social Justice and one of the few hospital CEOs in the country with an M.P.H.
04/05- Twelve teams of undergraduate students from across the country competed in the fifth annual Public Health Scholar Bowl at Saint Louis University on April 1, 2017.