Dr. Augusto Ruiz Presents "Moral Injury In Veterans"
Join us on November 10 as Dr. Augusto Ruiz presents "Moral Injury in Veterans." Learn more about the event.
Examining the Variation in Substate Vaccination Data Available at School Entry in the U.S.
In a new study, Erica Street, MPH ’16, Tony Yang of the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Kathryn Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health, compile and examine substate-level data on vaccination rates in U.S. school-age children. Read more about the study.
Erica Street, MPH '16, Co-authors Report On Vaccinations In Kindergarteners
Erica Street, MPH '16, co-authored a report on vaccination coverage in kindergarteners in the United States for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about the report.
Three GCH Alumni Co-author New Study Examining Injuries in South American Adolescents
Naja Beck, Issra Arif, and Michelle Paumier, all 2016 MS in global health alumni, have published a paper examining adolescent injuries in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay. Read more about the paper.
GCH's Kathryn Jacobsen Collaborator On New Lancet Global Burden of Disease Study
Global and Community Health professor Kathryn Jacobsen is one of several collaborators on The Lancet's 2015 Global Burden of Disease study. The project is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. Learn more.
Nursing, GCH Professors Explore Breast Cancer Screening Among Korean Americans
In a new study, Kyeung Oh of the School of Nursing, Kathryn Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health, and Karen Taylor, MPH ‘13, conduct a systematic review of breast cancer screening among Korean Americans. Read more about the study.
Free Screening of Someone You Love Movie
Join Julia Painter, assistant professor of global and community health, and guest speakers for a free screening and panel discussion of the movie, Someone You Love. Learn more.
Intestinal Infection Caused By Giardia Can Be Linked To Later Development of Arthritis
In a new study, Julia Painter, assistant professor of global and community health, uses data from a large insurance cohort to determine if there is an association between Giardia and arthritis or joint pain. Read more about the study.
Diet and Gut Microbe Combinations May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
In a new review study, Cara Frankenfeld, associate professor of global and community health, examines the relationship between gut microbial phytoestrogen metabolites and cardiometabolic risk factors, including blood pressure, abdominal obesity, and serum lipid, triglycerides, glucose, and inflammatory markers. Read more about the study.
GCH Professor Kathryn Jacobsen Discusses Zika in Asia with CCTV America
Global and Community Health Professor Kathryn Jacobsen discusses concerns about the Zika virus in Asia with CCTV America. Watch the clip.
GCH's Julia Painter Discusses Hepatitis A Outbreak in Alexandria Gazette Packet
Global and Community Health Assistant Professor Julia Painter talks about the recent Hepatitis A outbreak at Tropical Smoothie Cafe in the Alexandria Gazette Packet. Read more about the outbreak.
MPH Program Launches Online Concentration
The Master of Public Health (MPH) program in the Department of Global and Community Health has added a new online-only concentration in public health practice. The MPH program is currently accepting applications for the fall 2017 semester. Learn more about the program.
Measuring Phenol and Paraben Chemical Exposure In Reproductive-Aged Women
In a new study, lead author Anna Pollack, assistant professor of global and community health, explores the exposure to phenols and parabens by measuring the urinary metabolic concentrations in reproductive-aged women and whether spot or multiple urine samples were accurate measures of phenol and paraben exposure. Read more about the study.
MPH Alumna Kelsey Mishkin Gardner Authors Op-Ed on Zika Virus and Pregnancy
Kelsey Mishkin Gardner, MPH '12, wrote an op-ed in USA Today about being pregnant and her concerns about the Zika virus. Read the op-ed.
MPH Alumna First-authors Study on Relationships Between Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Endometriosis
In a new study, Stephanie Campbell, MPH ’15, Masooma Raza of Eastern Virginia Medical School, and Anna Pollack, assistant professor of global and community health, explore if PFAS serve as endocrine disruptors and are associated with endometriosis. Read more about the study.
GCH Professor Kathryn Jacobsen Talks to CCTV About Yellow Fever Epidemic
Global and Community Health Professor Kathryn Jacobsen talks to CCTV America about the growing concerns regarding yellow fever epidemic. Read the story and watch the clip.