- November 13, 2023
Melissa Perry, dean of Mason’s College of Public Health, is an ardent proponent of virtual reality as a tool to help solve the nation’s health challenges. But she also worries that technology has helped create an “epidemic of loneliness” that has heightened the importance of a shared humanity and “being present for each other.”
- November 7, 2023
Arion Lillard-Green, already a Mason alum, returned to complete her PhD in health services research.
- 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.
- Mason’s Virginia Climate Center delivers vital research knowledge and resources for Mason and the commonwealthOctober 12, 2023
The new Virginia Climate Center (VCC) at Mason is leading research on tackling climate-related challenges, such as energy, vector-borne illnesses, and extreme weather and flooding in Northern Virginia and throughout the commonwealth.
- October 12, 2023
It isn’t surprising the George Mason University, a university that has been recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, would be among the top 100 universities in United States for patents. This fall, the National Academy of Inventors ranked Mason No. 91 in its list of the top 100 universities granted patents during 2022.
- October 5, 2023
A postdoc program for health researchers interested in statistics and data science, run jointly by George Mason’s statistics and global and community health departments, with mentors from Mason and Inova Health, has developed from the ongoing partnership between Inova Health and George Mason’s Statistics Collaboration Core. Mohamad Bahij Moumneh, MD, and Jason F. Goldberg, MD, are the program’s standing inaugural members.
- September 20, 2023
A George Mason University multidisciplinary research team recently received $5,000 in funding from the VentureWell Accelerator to continue to develop their app iCONNECT SUD.
- Richmond Times-Dispatch: Dean Melissa Perry writes op-ed about the game changing nature of training students with virtual realityAugust 29, 2023
Dean Melissa Perry advocates for using virtual reality to train the next generation of our health workforce in today's Richmond Times-Dispatch. In a strained health care system, virtual reality is a game changer. Find out how Dean Perry and the college are leading the way and innovating health education by providing all our students with the opportunity to learn through VR
- From zoonoses to mental health interventions, MPH student’s interdisciplinary research at Mason leads to CDC FellowshipAugust 10, 2023
2023 MPH graduate Ryan Shelton simultaneously worked to address zoonotic diseases and the mental health crisis among health care workers, transforming his passion to help others into a position as an ORISE Fellow at the CDC
- July 27, 2023
All year long, photographers in George Mason University’s Office of University Branding capture the moments that make Mason All Together Different. We asked our photographers to share their favorite photos from the 2022-23 school year.