- May 21, 2022
2022 HAP graduate Nadia Anderson aids in the search for what makes comprehensive care possible
- May 17, 2022
Congratulations to the Rising Health Care Leaders at Mason (RHLM) student organization for receiving the Community Enrichment Award at Mason's Distinguished Quill Award Celebration. In addition to RHLM winning the Community Enrichment Award, Rehan Saeed, RHLM's former president and a recent graduate of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, received the Mentor of the Year Award.
- April 20, 2022
Sindhu Mallala's mission to study health informatics fueled her move to America to gain a deeper understanding of how technology can transform the way health systems operate, especially in storing, managing, and accessing critical patient data more quickly and securely. While at Mason, Mallala pursued opportunities that gave her insight into just how impactful technology can be—not just for hospital operations but also for training the next generation of health care providers.
- April 19, 2022
Michelle Vassallo (MHA '15) led a team of infectious disease prevention specialists, physicians, pharmacists, and researchers at Inova Health System to develop and execute a plan to distribute 100,000 vaccines in just 53 days. To do this, Vassallo and her team of nearly 30 public health professionals reimagined how their hospital system could fight the pandemic while keeping everyone's safety top of mind. In recognition of her achievements and contributions, Vassallo has been named 2022 College of Health and Human Services Alumna of the Year.
- April 7, 2022
Students in the Rising Health Care Leaders at Mason gained critical leadership experience by hosting a successful 2022 RHLM Spring Symposium. President of RHLM, Akshaya Chinnathevar Ramesh, reflects on how leading others to plan and organize the event further prepared her for a career in health leadership.
- March 21, 2022
MHA alumni credit their capstone internship and research experiences with preparing them for their careers in public health.
- Department of Health Administration and Policy Awarded HRSA Cooperative Agreement to Create Health Workforce Resilience TrainingFebruary 22, 2022
The $2 million three-year cooperative agreement will create a Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program at Mason to support the mental health and well-being of the current health care workforce and preserve and enhance the psychological well-being of future health professionals.
- January 25, 2022
Mason Alumna Nhien Ho joined the Master of Health Administration program to help improve health care accessibility, affordability, and availability for underserved communities. Read how her MHA practicum project prepared to work toward her goal as a health care consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.
- Tarang Parekh – PhD Candidate in the Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP) Receives 2021 American Public Health Association Career Enhancement Student Scholarship AwardOctober 27, 2021
Tarang Parekh, PhD candidate in Health Services Research in the Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP), received a 2021 American Public Health Association (APHA) Career Enhancement Student Scholarship Award for his outstanding peer-reviewed abstract submission, which was selected for an oral presentation by the Disability Section abstract review committee. The virtual oral presentation occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
- At the Cross-Roads of Health Policy and Information Technology - Cybersecurity and Healthcare Data: What Executives and Policy Makers Need to Know Event Held in ArlingtonOctober 6, 2021
The Department of Health Administration and Policy partnered with Health Technology Network and Arlington Forward to create a cybersecurity event that informed attendees on the top concerns in federal, state, and private sectors as well as provided networking opportunities for local cybersecurity and healthcare professionals.