5 things to know about Mason’s College of Public Health
Dean Perry spoke with the Washington Business Journal about future plans for the College of Public Health, including workforce development and fundraising initiatives. Read the article here.
- January 30, 2023Researchers led by Professors Farrokh Alemi and Janusz Wojtusiak found that computerized symptom screenings can supplement at-home COVID-19 tests to better confirm the diagnosis for patients and clinicians.
- Master of Health Administration program receives CAHME award for excellence in health care and innovationJanuary 20, 2023Mason’s MHA program received the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) award for its cultural competency, community involvement, environmental focus, and accessibility.
- NBC4 Washington: Dr. Peter Kongstvedt comments on the role of health insurance in the rise in health care costsJanuary 8, 2023How health insurance may have made health care more expensive
- CNBC: Dr. Peter Kongstvedt comments on the role of health insurance in the rise in health care costsJanuary 8, 2023How health insurance may have made health care more expensive
- Information about traumatic brain injury is hard to find and often hard to trust, according to new researchDecember 16, 2022A new study from Tammie Jones and Ali Weinstein studied how individuals with a traumatic brain injury and their caregivers find health information for the disease and how to improve it.
- Marijuana use prevalence higher among adults with disabilities compared to those without disabilities, study findsDecember 16, 2022A new study led by Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy Gilbert Gimm found that the likelihood of past-month marijuana use among adults varies by type of disability and is higher in states with legalized medical marijuana.
- December 14, 2022For her Master of Health Administration capstone, George Mason University graduate student Akshaya Chinnathevar Ramesh is interning at The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Capitol Hill and working with a team of analysts working on required reports to Congress on the effects of the No Surprise Act.
- December 12, 2022Study: Paid family leave in California keeps women in jobs
- December 12, 2022Professor of Health Administration and Policy Alison Cuellar will lead the federal task force that reviews evidence and makes recommendations about how to improve public health.
- Yahoo! News: HAP Emeritus Faculty member, Len Nichols comments on the roles health care systems can play in easing the conditions that lead to decreased health in poor communitiesNovember 30, 2022The U.S. pours money into health care, then holds back on social services. But those services often can do more to improve health
- $1.1 Million HRSA grant to create interprofessional health care learning lab in the College of Public HealthNovember 8, 2022Professor of Nursing Rebecca Sutter, along with faculty and students across colleges, will lead the creation of an interprofessional Learning Laboratory for Community Health.
- November 2, 2022Led by Alicia Hong, professor of Health Administration and Policy, the interdisciplinary team developed a culturally-tailored WeChat wellness program to improve caregiver skills and reduce their stress.
- $1.1 Million HRSA grant to create interprofessional health care learning lab in the College of Public HealthNovember 8, 2022
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- College of Health and Human Services Receives $2.6 Million Grant as Part of AmeriCorps and CDC PartnershipMay 17, 2022