- July 27, 2022
A new study from College of Health and Human Services’ researchers validates the use of artificial intelligence and seasonality to screen patients and identify the probability of COVID-19 prior to testing.
- 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.
- January 7, 2022
Amira Roess, professor in the Department of Global and Community, offers insight into practicing proper mask usage, such as identifying which masks are most effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and how long you should wear the masks before they are considered ineffective.
- Mason Researchers Create Digital Health Solution for Students Experiencing Academic, Mental Health ConcernsJanuary 5, 2022
A team of #MasonCHHS researchers designed an app to combat the growing mental health concerns affecting undergraduate students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers created a predictive health app that detects when undergraduate students are exhibiting behavioral, emotional, and academic concerns and connects the students to appropriate resources, such as Mason's Counseling and Psychological Services.
- December 7, 2021
Amria Roess, professor in the Department of Global and Community Health, answers frequently asked questions relating to the new COVID-19 Omicron variant.