- College Faculty Awarded Summer Impact Grant to Study COVID-19's Impact on Underrepresented/Under-Resourced StudentsFebruary 17, 2021CHHS faculty Lawrence J. Cheskin, Alison Cuellar, and Matthew Rossheim have received a Mason Summer Impact Grant to study COVID-19's impact on underrepresented/under-resourced George Mason University undergraduate students and their peers.
- February 17, 2021Karyn Onyeneho, who graduated from George Mason University in 2014, lives by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in her commitment to public service and community engagement: "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
- The College Welcomes New Faculty Member Michelle Williams - Whose Mission Is to End Preventable Cancers Through Increased AwarenessFebruary 16, 2021February is Cancer Prevention Month and an opportunity to welcome Michelle Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Global and Community Health.
- Connecticut Network (video): Dr. Denise Hines speaks at Connecticut state legislature virtual event on domestic violence issues.February 10, 2021Shared Parenting CT Symposium on "Domestic and Legal Abuse: Implications for Shared Parenting Policies" (Dr. Hines appears at 9:34 marker)
- 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, 2021The Pandemic Has Changed The Way We Eat Spokane Public Radio
- The Medical News: Dr. Kenneth W. Griffin discusses a CHHS study about the effectiveness of the Cadet Healthy Personal Skills primary prevention program to reduce sexual assault. Also in News Wise and other medical news outlets.February 10, 2021The Medical News: CHiPS program reduces unwanted sexual contact among U.S. Air Force cadets
- The Medical News: Cites a CHHS study finding that college women who experience period poverty are more vulnerable to depression. Quotes Dr. Jhumka Gupta and Lauren Cardoso. Also in The Lily, Fast Company, Science Magazine and other medical news outlets.February 10, 2021The Medical News: College women who experienced period poverty are more vulnerable to depression
- Mason and Partner Clinics Support COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Prince William County for Eligible Residents in Phases 1a and 1bFebruary 9, 2021MAP Clinics Vaccinate Nearly 2,900 Eligible Prince William County Residents Note that all appointments and vaccine availability are managed through the Prince William County Health Department.
- February 4, 2021A study led by Dr. Kenneth Griffin of George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services and researchers at National Health Promotion Associates (NHPA) finds that the Cadet Healthy Personal Skills (CHiPS) program shows promise in reducing unwanted sexual contact in military academies. The intervention, which was rigorously tested with more than 800 cadets during their first year at the academy, addresses a critical gap in evidence-based interventions.
- February 3, 2021COVID Cases Fell in Donald Trump's Last Week as President. Here's the Sad Reason Why
- February 3, 2021Should You Get the COVID-19 Vaccine If You Have Allergies?
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
- March 30, 2021
- 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