- October 27, 2023
Rather than the traditional way we think of health care as treating people once they are already sick, public health is about prevention and empowering the public by giving them the tools to maintain their own health and safety. Let’s dive into why the public health field is an excellent launching pad into medical school.
- July 26, 2023
New research by PhD student Cheyu “Sarah” Zhang studied women’s disability and couples’ attitudes toward intimate partner violence using nationally representative surveys from nine countries.
- Kristen Alleyne Leverages Mason Resources and Determination to be named a CDC Undergraduate Public Health ScholarJuly 17, 2023
Kristen Alleyne, a senior at George Mason University, has been named a 2023 Public Health Scholar through the John R. Lewis CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars program. She will join a cohort at UCLA to gain hands-on experience in public health. Alleyne is also involved in various student organizations on campus, including the Caribbean Student Association and Patriots for Health Assistance. The Office of Fellowships helped her with the application process.
- Fri, 07/14/2023 - 10:12
Dr. Prieto joined Mason in the fall of 2023. His research interests focus on aging and sexual health among older adults. He is passionate about advancing the discussions concerning sexual satisfaction and health disparities among older LGBTQIA+ populations. Prieto has published in several health-related journals such as Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. He earned his B.S. in Sociology/Criminal Justice at Central Michigan University, M.S.W. at the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. at Michigan State University.
- July 6, 2023
Social isolation among U.S. adults aged 65 and older increases the risk of smoking and premature death.
- July 12, 2023
This robust MPH program focuses on improving public health and well-being, especially among underrepresented communities. But what can you do with a master’s in public health? We’ve broken down five rewarding career fields for MPH graduates.
- Being able to tell parents about sexuality plays important role in mental health of Black sexual minority men and transgender womenJune 21, 2023
A new study by Assistant Professor Rod Turpin found that parental disclosure and support of a child’s sexuality may reduce the negative mental health effects of discrimination.
- June 21, 2023
Associate Professor Kyeung Mi Oh and Interim Director of the School of Nursing Cheryl Oetjen integrated MAT training into Mason’s MSN and DNP curriculum in order to increase the number of clinicians who deliver MAT care.
- College of Public Health researchers reveal how digital contact tracing applications can be utilized more effectivelyJune 20, 2023
Even though the COVID Public Health Emergency is over, PhD in epidemiology student Kevin Cevasco’s and his advisor, Amira Roess’ research on digital contact tracing has potential to influence policy improvement surrounding mobile health
- June 16, 2023
Epidemiologist Amira Roess contributes a chapter to ‘A History of Rabies in the Americas: From the Pre-Columbian to the Present, Volume I.”