Gastroenterology’s Dayna S. Early, MD, awarded 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award

Gastroenterology’s Dayna S. Early, MD, awarded 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award
Dayna S. Early, MD, FASGE, professor of medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, was selected as the recipient of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award. The ASGE is the global leader in advancing digestive care through education, advocacy and promotion of excellence and innovation in endoscopy. Dr. Early will accept […]

Dr. Alaullah Sheikh joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alaullah Sheikh joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Alaullah Sheikh joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an instructor in July 2022. Under an NIH-sponsored Fogarty International Fellowship program he received additional training in the laboratory of Dr. Edward T. Ryan, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, on the genomic and proteomic analysis of enteric […]

Dr. Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier joins the Department of Medicine
Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an instructor in January 2023. Kaytlin is a social worker with her MSW from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been engaged in diversity and equity education for 15 years and is very interested in helping students […]

Dr. Kathleen Lowe joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathleen Lowe joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Kathleen Lowe joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases as an instructor in September 2022. She was born and raised in St. Louis. She received her medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and then completed an internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship at Mayo Clinic in […]

Cancer genomics database recognized as global biodata resource (Links to an external site)

Cancer genomics database recognized as global biodata resource
A vast database of cancer genomics knowledge started by Washington University scientists has been named a Global Core Biodata Resource by the Global Biodata Coalition. Led by twin brothers Malachi Griffith, PhD, and Obi Griffith, PhD, both associate professors of medicine, the CIViC “knowledgebase” helps match genetic mutations driving a patient’s cancer growth with possible treatments that target those mutations.

Dr. Nathanial Nolan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nathanial Nolan joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Nathanial Nolan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an instructor in July of 2022. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri, where he also completed his residency. He then completed infectious disease training at Washington University, in St. Louis. For the past year, he has been […]

Dr. David Rawnsley joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. David Rawnsley joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. David Rawnsley joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an instructor in July of 2022. After completing undergraduate training in biology at Duke University, Dr. Rawnsley chose to pursue dual MD, PhD training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Pennsylvania. During his PhD training, he joined […]

Dr. Zainab Mahmoud joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zainab Mahmoud joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Zainab Mahmoud joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an instructor in July of 2022. She was born and raised in Nigeria. She obtained her medical degree from Trinity College in Dublin and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She […]

Dr. Charlene Prather joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Charlene Prather joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Charlene Prather joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as a professor in September of 2022. Her clinical goals are to provide advanced, patient-centered clinical care using a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach for patients with disorders of gastrointestinal motility and gut-brain function (such as irritable bowel syndrome). She aims for her patients to […]

Dr. Miriam Jacobs joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Miriam Jacobs joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Miriam Jacobs joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an instructor in July 2022. She has an interest in immune based therapies with a specific focus on natural killer based cellular therapies. Her current laboratory based work focuses on the development of memory-like NK cells in combination with cetuximab as […]

Dr. Kenton Johnston joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kenton Johnston joins the Department of Medicine
Kenton J. Johnston joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences as an Associate Professor in July 2022. He is also Associate Director of the Center for Health Services & Policy Research (CHSPR) and Director of the Medicare Innovation Research Lab (Medicare IRL). His PhD training is in health services research […]

Dr. Chen Shen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Chen Shen joins the Department of Medicine
Chen Shen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an assistant professor in January 2023. He is a structural biologist with long-term interests in studying innate immune signaling and related cell death pathways. He has multidisciplinary training in the areas of structural biology (X-ray crystallography/cryo-electron microscopy), biochemistry, biophysics, and inflammasome […]

Dr. Chelsea Pearson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Chelsea Pearson joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Chelsea Pearson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an assistant professor in January 2023. She earned her BA in Philisophy-Neuroscience-Psychology; Biology in 2009 from Washington University. She then earned her MD in 2013 from Washington University School of Medicine and finished her residency in 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is […]

Dr. Jeremy Katcher joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jeremy Katcher joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Jeremy Katcher joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology as an assistant professor in January 2023 after spending 12 years in private practice in the St. Louis and Washington, Missouri areas. During his time in private practice, he treated a wide variety of patients and conditions covering the full […]

Dr. Rohan Paul joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rohan Paul joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Rohan Paul joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an assistant professor in November 2022. Dr. Paul received his MBBS from the University of Western Australia. He subsequently completed internal medicine residency in 2014 at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, California. He was named Intern of the Year and […]

Dr. Christine Yokoyama joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christine Yokoyama joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Christine Yokoyama joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Instructor in Medicine in July 2022. She received her AB in Social Studies from Harvard University and subsequently received her MD and PhD from Washington University in St. Louis through the Medical Scientist Training Program. She completed her PhD in […]

Newberry named Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar (Links to an external site)

Newberry named Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar
Rodney D. Newberry, MD, the Dr. Nicholas V. Costrini Professor of Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a William H. Danforth Washington University Physician-Scientist Scholar. The program, established in 2022, is aimed at supporting the careers of outstanding physician-scientists whose work is truly pioneering and […]

Department of Medicine’s Glenda Bullock included in Women We Admire’s Top 50 Women Leaders of Missouri for 2022

Department of Medicine’s Glenda Bullock included in Women We Admire’s Top 50 Women Leaders of Missouri for 2022
Glenda Bullock, Senior Director, Research Administration, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, was named to the Top 50 Women Leaders of Missouri for 2022 by Women We Admire, an organization that provides news and information on today’s women leaders across a variety of fields. Women We Admire awards this recognition to women who are “leading […]

2022 Year-End Message from the Chair (Links to an external site)

2022 Year-End Message from the Chair
This time of year always inspires reflection on the past and anticipation for what the future will hold. I am so proud of the many ways that together we have advanced our tripartite mission in 2022. We continue to respond to new challenges and enhance our clinical operations, research portfolio, and educational programs. I look […]

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, awarded the APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, awarded the APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award
Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award as part of the 2023 Alliance Awards through the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM).  The Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished […]