- March 2, 2021George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services has joined the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network to collaborate on translational research whose goal is to improve health outcomes. The network is a collaboration between universities and diverse, community-based health care delivery systems in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
- March 1, 2021Motherhood Ages Women Faster Than Smoking Or Obesity: Study
- March 1, 2021Can I Travel Once I’m Vaccinated?
- PS News (Australia): CHHS study on e-cigarettes mentioned. Also in Australasian Mine Safety Journal and other news outlets.March 1, 2021PS News: E-cigarettes come with fire danger
- Vaping Post: Dr. Matthew Rossheim quoted for study on labels used on e-cigarettes and the perceptions of harm.February 24, 2021How Wording Increases or Decreases The Perceived Risk of Vapour Exposure
- February 24, 2021U.S. COVID Cases Are Down, but the Virus Isn't in Retreat
- Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Thank Front-Line Early Childhood Educators and Clinic OrganizersFebruary 23, 2021George Mason University Mason and Partners Clinic, Prince William Health District, and Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William partner to vaccinate more than 1,400 people. On February 23, First Lady Pamela Northam visited a vaccination clinic in Manassas Park to recognize the heroic efforts of early childhood educators. “Early childhood educators have truly been unsung heroes throughout this pandemic allowing other frontline workers to remain on the job. We are grateful for organizations like Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William, the Mason and Partner Clinics, and the Prince William Health
- February 22, 2021How can we better understand how people move during the pandemic and how they spread COVID-19? Janusz Wojtusiak, associate professor of health informatics and director of the Machine Learning Inference Lab is leading one of the first individual-level studies on social distancing.
- February 20, 2021Dr. Amira Roess is a professor of Global and Community Health at George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services. She is an epidemiologist with expertise in Coronaviruses and interventions to reduce the transmission and impact of infectious diseases. Roess shares current information on the COVID-19 vaccine and answers questions about whether it’s safe to resume our pre-COVID lives.
- South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Amira Roess comments on the tide possibly turning in the fight against COVID-19. Also in Yahoo! News, the Sacramento Bee, the Raleigh News & Observer and the Charlotte Observer.February 19, 2021South Florida South-Sentinal, Yahoo!
- ABC News: CHHS study on period poverty and college students discussed. Jhumpka Gupta quoted. Also in Very Well Health and other news and medical websites.February 19, 2021ABC News: 1 in 10 US college students experience period poverty, report says
- February 17, 2021Dr. Amira Roess provides some insight on immunity to COVID-19 and antibodies.
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
- March 30, 2021
- 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