Peterson Hall

Get a Sneak Peek of Our New Building!

Faculty and staff will move in to Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall late Fall 2017, and classes will be offered starting Spring 2018. Read more.

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Air Pollution May be Responsible for One-Third of All U.S. Stillbirths

A new study by Dr. Anna Pollack and colleagues found that the risk for stillbirth was increased after both acute and chronic exposure. Read more.

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Dr. Lora Peppard Wins APNA 2017 Award for Excellence in Leadership

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association will present Peppard's award at their annual conference in October. Read more.

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A Decline in Physical Activity Increases the Risk for Sleep Disorders

Dr. Jeffrey Herrick and his research team completed a 10-year analysis that found the effect to be especially apparent among men. Read more.


Fighting Childhood Obesity in Local Latino Communities

Dr. Sina Gallo and George Mason colleagues were awarded a grant From the Potomac Health Foundation to provide at-risk children with access to an evidence-based, culturally adapted, and comprehensive weight management program. Read more.

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Summer Fieldwork Capturing Ticks at Great Falls

CHHS and the College of Science help the National Park Service with a longitudinal study examining tick-borne diseases. Read more.