HPI 2017 class

10 Takeaways From the 2017 Health Policy Institute

This summer short course helped students better understand the issues related to recent health care legislation and the actions of state and federal officials. Offered each year, the course is ideal for graduate students, professionals in the health care field, policy analysts, and government office staff. Read more.


Fighting Childhood Obesity in Local Latino Communities

Nutrition professor Dr. Sina Gallo and colleagues received a grant from the Potomac Health Foundation for a multidisciplinary project to treat childhood obesity. Read more.

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Watch GCH’s Tamara Abdelsamad Give the Student Address at Commencement

Tamara is graduating with her BS in Community Health and successfully competed to be the speaker after she took COMM 440: Ceremonial Speech Writing/Performing. Watch here.

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Loudoun County Preschoolers Are Reducing Their Sugar Intake

Learn more about how our Department of Nutrition and Food Studies is helping children make healthier beverage choices here.


Helping Doctors Prescribe Drugs More Effectively

A new study by health informatics researchers Dr. Farrokh Alemi and Aryan Mazloum shows promise for better prescribing antidepressants. Read more.


U.S. Unlikely to Save on Health Care Costs with Biosimilars in the Near Future

A new publication by Dr. Tony Yang addresses why the United States hasn't seen the level of savings from biosimilars that has been predicted. Read more.