- Innovate for Good: Mason Professor continues study of social media intervention for Chinese American caregivers with grant from NIH National Institute on AgingSeptember 1, 2023
With the grant,College of Public Health professor Y. Alicia Hong and an interdisciplinary team aim to improve caregiving skills, reduce social distress, and improve quality of life for caregivers.
- July 6, 2023
Social isolation among U.S. adults aged 65 and older increases the risk of smoking and premature death.
- May 19, 2023
Professor Panagiota (Yiota) Kitsantas found that pregnant women referred to treatment for cannabis use disorder by the justice system, health care providers, or trusted community sources were more likely to complete it.
- Anti-smoking campaigns on Facebook that discuss the risks of second-hand smoking on pets receive the most user engagementApril 6, 2023
An interprofessional Mason research team led by Associate Professor Hong Xue used machine learning and social media data in the first large-scale study to analyze factors that influence effective antismoking campaigns and user engagement.
- January 30, 2023
Researchers led by Professors Farrokh Alemi and Janusz Wojtusiak found that computerized symptom screenings can supplement at-home COVID-19 tests to better confirm the diagnosis for patients and clinicians.
- November 2, 2022
Led by Alicia Hong, professor of Health Administration and Policy, the interdisciplinary team developed a culturally-tailored WeChat wellness program to improve caregiver skills and reduce their stress.
- October 19, 2022
George Mason Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy discusses the importance of job-protected paid leave.
- October 3, 2022
Anand Discusses Research on Paid Family Leave with U.S. Policymakers
- Study finds correlation between number of tobacco retailers and prevalence of tobacco use in Virginia countiesAugust 25, 2022
A new study from Hong Xue and colleagues shows that the county-level association between tobacco retailers and adult smokers can be largely explained by several social determinants of health, including mental and physical health.
- 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.