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Faculty Experts | US Mortality Rates

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Looking for an expert? Contact the CHHS Communications Office at 703-993-3485.

Faculty Expert Media Guide 

Faculty Experts on Mortality in the United States 

According to the Mortality in the United States 2018 report published by the CDC on January 30, 2020: Alzheimer's, diabetes, influenza, and suicide are among the leading causes of mortality in the United States. To speak with experts on topics related to mortality rates, please contact Michelle Thompson at mthomp7@gmu.edu/703-993-3485.  

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Overall Trends in Mortality Rates (national, local) 

Diabetes

Influenza

Suicide  

Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases 

Infant/Maternal Mortality 

Maternal Health 

Substance Use/Overdose 

Health Disparities/Social Determinants 

Related Areas of Expertise

Overall trends in mortality rates, suicide among people ages 10-24, Alzheimer’s and related diseases, infant/maternal mortality, maternal health, diabetes, substance use/overdose, overdose rates by county, interventions/wearable devices, health disparities/social determinants, immigrant health, women’s health, domestic violence 

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