PhD in Nursing Student Selected as AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholar
September 10, 2014 - Doris Addo-Glover, PhD in Nursing Student, has been named as one of five Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Launched to address the faculty shortage and enhance diversity among nurse educators, this AACN-administered program provides generous financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to graduate students from minority backgrounds who aspire to teach in our nation’s schools of nursing. Read more.
Million-Dollar Grant to Benefit Students, Provide Improved Access to Health Care
September 3, 2014 - A vulnerable population of Northern Virginia residents will have access to the health care they need, thanks to a grant totaling more than a million dollars awarded to George Mason University's School of Nursing. Read more. Additional coverage from CHHS.
Mason Team to Identify Modifiable Risk Factors for Infant Obesity
August 28, 2014 - While most obesity research focuses on weight gain in school age children, few studies have examined predictors that begin in early infancy. Funded by an NIH initiative entitled, Biomedical and Behavioral Research Innovations to Ensure Equity in Maternal and Child Health (BRITE), Dr. Kathleen Gaffney (PI) and Dr. Panagiota Kitsantas' (Co-PI) research will address modifiable risk factors for rapid weight gain in the first 6 months of life for infants of low income Hispanic immigrant mothers. Read more.
Bridging Pathways for Chronic Disease Care
Updated September 3, 2014 - Drs. Becki and Carrie Sutter received a $1.02 million HRSA-AENT grant to support ongoing efforts at the Mason and Partners (MAP) clinics. Learn more about the clinics. Additional coverage available through Mason News.
Trailblazers: Clearing a Path to Better Health in Swaziland
July 31, 2014 - He started in firefighting, but today, R. Kevin Mallinson’s mission is fighting something that can be as destructive and deadly as flames—HIV. Read more.