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.