- Fierce Healthcare: Dr. Peter Kongstvedt (affiliate faculty) is quoted on why researching long COVID might be beneficialFebruary 21, 2023
Do clinicians really need to diagnose long COVID? We asked the experts
- January 30, 2023
Researchers 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.
- July 27, 2022
A new study from College of Health and Human Services’ researchers validates the use of artificial intelligence and seasonality to screen patients and identify the probability of COVID-19 prior to testing.
- April 19, 2022
Michelle Vassallo (MHA '15) led a team of infectious disease prevention specialists, physicians, pharmacists, and researchers at Inova Health System to develop and execute a plan to distribute 100,000 vaccines in just 53 days. To do this, Vassallo and her team of nearly 30 public health professionals reimagined how their hospital system could fight the pandemic while keeping everyone's safety top of mind. In recognition of her achievements and contributions, Vassallo has been named 2022 College of Health and Human Services Alumna of the Year.
- January 6, 2022
Farrokh Alemi, professor of Health Administration and Policy, is working on a new study to identify a connection between COVID-19 and suicide among essential workers. The study aims to offer evidence-based policy recommendations for improving mental health and preventing suicide in essential workers.
- Mason Researchers Create Digital Health Solution for Students Experiencing Academic, Mental Health ConcernsJanuary 5, 2022
A team of #MasonCHHS researchers designed an app to combat the growing mental health concerns affecting undergraduate students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers created a predictive health app that detects when undergraduate students are exhibiting behavioral, emotional, and academic concerns and connects the students to appropriate resources, such as Mason's Counseling and Psychological Services.
- Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:46
Flu season recently started in many parts of the country and it is a good idea to get the flu vaccine soon to protect yourself from the seasonal flu.
- Tue, 10/06/2020 - 08:53
Based on studies of previous recessions and periods of high unemployment, researchers are calling for policy actions to help mitigate the mental health risks associated with rising unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.
- George Mason University Receives $100,000 GO Virginia Economic Resilience and Recovery Grant to Pilot Return to Work Program that includes COVID-19 Antibody and Diagnostic Testing to Help the Region Safely Resume OperationsThu, 09/24/2020 - 12:26
Pilot initiative builds ability to deliver testing, contact tracing, and stress management protocols among health care providers, with goal of rapidly scaling to other sectors.
- Tue, 08/25/2020 - 13:46
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