The goal of the Institute for Public Health's Center for Community Health Partnerships is to enable beneficial community-academic partnerships that effectively address the health needs of the St. Louis community.
The Health Behavior, Communication and Outreach Core provides services to investigators engaged in Prevention and Control and Clinical/Translational research. The Core provides services in the research areas of epidemiology, health education and evaluation, psychosocial and behavioral research, and health communication research.
The Global Database is a comprehensive effort to understand the full global impact of Washington University in St. Louis, to demonstrate that impact and also provide an opportunity for those in various departments, disciplines and programs, across both the Danforth and Medical campuses to connect with one another.
The Gephardt Institute believes engaged citizens lead to stronger communities. The Institute's relationships are based on a respect for community voice, assets and partnership, while providing technical assistance and support to community organizations seeking collaboration with Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Roshal interested in seeing how a patient-centered care curriculum can be expanded and implemented on graduate and post-graduate levels to include cultural competencies to improve care for all patients with serious illness, but especially those with different cultural/socioeconomic/racial or other minority background.
Dr. Patel's interests include implementing pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis (PrEP) among young adult men who have sex with men (MSM), in the larger effort to have zero new HIV infections in the future. She is also interested in health advocacy surrounding sexual minority health.
Dr. Edmond is committed to strengthening services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. She works to advance the development of trauma-informed systems of care and the implementation of evidence-based trauma treatments.
The Fenway Institute is an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues. Their mission is to ensure access to quality, culturally competent medical and mental health care for traditionally underserved communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.