Faculty News

Noticing the warning signs of opioid abuse

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Local experts report opioid abuse is having a serious impact on our city’s kids. It’s affecting not just the users, but their families; and the youngest victims are oftentimes the children of addicts. Dr. Jamie Kondis, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s …

Faculty News

Antibiotics warranted for kids with minor staph infections

The overuse of antibiotics has left some doctors questioning whether to give such drugs to children diagnosed with uncomplicated staph infections. Such infections often occur on the skin and look like a pus-filled bug bite. Now, research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that prescribing …

Work-Life Balance

Wellness – November 2017

OFD is developing a new wellness program. Our first happy hour in October was very successful and will continue. See the November events in this newsletter for our newest offerings. We welcome ideas you have of ways to develop a stronger community and deal with the challenges of our daily …

Peds News

Employee Appreciation Distribution & Pumpkin Decorating Contest – November 2017

Employee Appreciation Distribution – Thank You!    Northwest Tower Pumpkin Decorating Contest and Chili Cook-Off Entry #3 Looks most like PI – Mark Manary Entry #5 Originality – Jose Pineda Entry #3 Best use of recycled material – Mark Manary Chili – Tie goes to Lori Barganier and Danae Larson …

Work-Life Balance

Brasserie Lunch Discounts

Brasserie by niche is offering a 15% discount to all WashU/BJC employees who visit for lunch.  Lunch is served from 11 am – 2 pm Monday – Friday.  Brasserie is located at 4580 Laclede Ave in the Central West End.  For a complete menu, visit their website here.

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance – November 2017

New Lactation Room NWT14215 There are currently 38 private lactation spaces across the medical campus. Rooms are equipped with a chair, table and electrical outlets. Some rooms have refrigerators, sinks, pumps and microwaves. NWT14215 is equipped with an Ameda pump. The NWT8145 lactation room is still available for use. For …

Research News

Research News – November 2017

Revisions to the Education in Good Clinical Practice Policy Click here for more information Epic Update for Researchers October 2017 Click here for more information Becker Library Researcher Workshop Series: NCBI My Bibliography Live Demo on 11.2.17 and Scopus on 11.14.17 Click here for more information Research Misconduct: A Responsible …

IT News

IT News – November 2017

ClickShare information and instructions for NWT conference rooms: 8A, 8C, 9A, 9C, 10A and 10E Click here for ClickShare Wireless Presentation System Click here for ClickShare Instructions How to sign up for Eduroam wireless and benefits: https://it.wustl.edu/eduroam/ Reporting Phishing and SPAM When SPAM or PHISHING emails are received, there is …

New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – November 2017

STAFF Name Title Division Clay Albracht Postdoc Research Associate Infectious Diseases Hailey Bowen Research Technician II Allergy Immun Pulm Med Mallory Cook Staff Therapist Diagnostic Center Madeleine Fish WU Student Critical Care Medicine Michelle Fluellen WU Student Newborn Medicine Grace Jaramillo WU Student Critical Care Medicine Aisha Johnson Education Liaison I Hematology/Oncology …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – November 2017

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH R01 Series – new: February 5 U01 – new: February 5 K Series – new: February 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: February 16 R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: February 25 NIH Due Dates Washington University Internal Competitions – …