- Microsoft News: Dr. Amira Roess discusses how the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will help Canadian efforts to fight COVID-19.March 10, 2021Canada approves Johnson & Johnson’s 1-shot COVID-19 vaccine
- Mason’s PhD in Public Health Receives Accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)March 9, 2021The George Mason University College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) announced today that its PhD in Public Health with concentrations in epidemiology and social and behavioral sciences has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The College’s CEPH-accredited program of public health now includes its existing Bachelor of Science in Community Health, Master of Public Health (MPH) with seven highly specialized concentrations, Master of Science in Global Health, as well as the newly accredited PhD in Public Health. Mason is the first and only academic institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia to offer CEPH-accredited undergraduate and PhD degree programs.
- March 5, 2021New research led by George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services faculty Dr. Michelle Williams assessed African American breast cancer survivors’ risk factors and knowledge about cardiovascular disease in the Deep South. They found that although African American breast cancer survivors have a higher prevalence of CVD risk factors, their knowledge about CVD is low.
- March 4, 2021The Dean's Seminar Series will be broadcast live on GMU-TV. At the day and time of the event, the live broadcast will appear on this page and on GMU-TV's web site.
- March 3, 2021USPSTF: Screen all sexually active women, but not men, for chlamydia, gonorrhea
- BC 8 News (Richmond): Dr. Amira Roess is quoted related to a coronavirus study in which Mason participated.March 3, 2021COVIDsmart study explores impacts of pandemic on lives of Virginians
- Global News (Canada, with video): Dr. Amira Roess is interviewed about the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shot. Dr. Roess starts at the 0:40 second mark.March 3, 2021Americans get Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shot this week
- Inside NoVa: Prof. Jeanne Booth mentioned for taking part in an upcoming event looking at the effect of the global pandemic on students.March 3, 2021Committee of 100 looks at lockdown and impact on Arlington youth
- March 3, 2021First Cases of H5N8 Bird Flu Are Asymptomatic—Experts Say That's Promising
- March 3, 2021Washington’s Most Influential People
- COVIDsmart Study Launched to Understand Pandemic’s Impact on Individuals and Communities Across VirginiaMarch 2, 2021COVIDsmart, a digital health study designed to examine the many impacts of COVID- 19 on individuals and their communities launched today, with an open call for participation. The study welcomes participants from all walks of life across Virginia to share information on how the pandemic has affected their lives, even if they have not had COVID-19.
CHHS in the Media
- Fox 5 DC (video): Dr. Amira Roess comments on the rise of coronavirus cases among young students returning to school.March 30, 2021
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- Science Daily: Discusses CHHS study led by Dr. Matthew Rossheim finding a clear trend of supersized alcopop consumption among underage drinkers.March 30, 2021
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- March 29, 2021
CHHS In the George
- The Hill: Dr. Alison E. Cuellar writes opinion piece about reimagining post-COVID telehealth in medicine.March 24, 2021
- March 10, 2021
- WAVY-TV10 (local NBC affiliate in Portsmouth, VA): A study in which Mason researchers participated is cited in a story about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Amira Roess is quoted. Also on WFXR-TV (local Fox affiliate in Roanoke, VA).March 3, 2021
- Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Thank Front-Line Early Childhood Educators and Clinic OrganizersFebruary 23, 2021
- National Public Radio (Weekend Edition Sunday): Dr. Sapna Batheja discusses nutrition and the coronavirus pandemic. Also in Spokane Public Radio and other public radio news outlets.February 10, 2021