- July 15, 2021Precious Ugwu shares her experience with the Graduate Students for Public Health (GSPH) program.
- July 13, 2021Latest ‘menstrual equity’ bill would require California’s public colleges to provide period products.
- July 12, 2021Periods are ‘not gross’: How one student is working to eliminate the stigma around menstruation and poverty.
- July 12, 2021Panelists shared insight on the role of unique partnerships in city policy and health in third Health Policy Summer Series event.
- July 12, 2021Panelists from the private, non-profit and government sectors shared their perspectives on the role of health policy in achieving housing stability.
- Fox 5 (Washington, D.C., video): Dr. Amira Roess comments on new variants of COVID-19 and vaccination rates in certain areas.July 7, 2021New variants of COVID-19 virus put health officials on high alert. Roess starts at the 38-second mark.
- July 7, 2021George Mason University’s Dr. Michelle Williams shares program evaluation results determining the feasibility of offering free, same-day cancer screening and health education to reduce disparities. The program examined how access to free screenings affects participants’ knowledge about cancer, self-efficacy for obtaining healthcare, and intentions to change health behaviors. The program had a positive effect on participant’s knowledge of cancer screenings and self-efficacy for seeking regular check-ups.
- July 7, 2021New research examines commuter characteristics to better understand how factors such as departure time, frequency, and commute length are associated with exposure to air pollution. Using personal air pollution monitors, the research clustered commuters to determine whether these clusters were associated with traffic pollution exposures. The study reveals that commuters that travel during rush hour have higher overall exposure to traffic-related air pollution compared to sporadic commuters, though the difference was not statistically significant.
- Urban Health Today (video): Dr. Michelle Williams discusses African American breast cancer survivors in the Deep South.July 5, 2021Dr. Michelle Williams Discusses African American BC Survivors in the Deep South & CVD Risk.
- Students in Health-Related Programs are Encouraged to Apply for the 2023 AHEC Scholar Program and Join a National Cohort of Over 4,000 AHEC Scholars Across the CountryJune 28, 2021Students who are currently enrolled in a health-related program, who are two years away from graduating, and plan to work in a rural, underserved area after graduating are encouraged to apply for the 2023 Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Scholar Program.
- June 21, 2021This year, billions of Brood X cicadas emerged in the United States and generated quite a buzz, according to environmental experts. They also prompted questions about whether they are safe to eat, and who would want to eat them.
- June 9, 2021Lilian de Jonge, PhD, associate professor of nutrition, provides insight and answers questions regarding one of the most popular weight management trends: intermittent fasting.
CHHS in the Media
- NPR: Dr. Amira Roess comments on the coronavirus, driven by the delta variant, and a plateau of case counts, hospitalizations, and death in the DC region.October 13, 2021
- DCist: Mason nursing student Josue Reyes-Larios helps vaccinate unsheltered community members in Fairfax County.October 7, 2021
- MDedge: Picks up UPI story with Dr. Martha Kubik’s comments on guidelines for screening sexually active women and pregnant people for chlamydia and gonorrhea.September 15, 2021
- UPI: Dr. Martha Kubik comments on guidelines stating that sexually active women and pregnant people age 24 years and younger should be screened for chlamydia and gonorrhea.September 15, 2021
- Medscape: Dr. Martha Kubik comments on guidelines stating that sexually active women and pregnant people age 24 years and younger should be screened for chlamydia and gonorrhea.September 14, 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