- December 15, 2023
A new systematic review by Joanna Marroquin, a Mason PhD in Public Health student, furthers understanding of the amount of potentially harmful chemicals in menstrual cups, discs, and underwear. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals can interfere with human hormones and cause medical issues.
- Women with a disability are more likely to experience child marriage than women without a disabilityOctober 11, 2023
A new study from George Mason University PhD in Public Health student Samantha Kanselaar found that women with a disability are more likely to report child marriage compared to women without disabilities. The study assessed the prevalence and associations of disability with girl child marriage and intimate partner violence (IPV) among currently married/cohabiting women (aged 20–24 years) in Pakistan, Mail, Uganda, and Haiti.
- September 26, 2023
GCH course allows students to immerse in the community to observe social determinants and solve public health challenges firsthand
- 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.
- June 5, 2023
Samantha Harrison, who graduated this spring with a bachelor’s degree in community health with a global health concentration, says that discovering the community health degree provided her with a comprehensive way to achieve her ambitions to bring equity to communities through well-being.
- May 22, 2023
CJ Mandell was honored with the award at the Lavender Awards, which celebrates those who have an impact on the LGBTQ+ community.
- Two Public Health doctoral students awarded inaugural Mentoring for Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence program grantsMay 15, 2023
Samantha Kanselaar and Julia Mandeville are among the first group of recipients of the Mentoring for Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (MARIE) program, a new initiative sponsored by George Mason University’s Office of the Provost. The program offers mentoring support and funding for graduate students’ project ideas that advance the university’s values of access, diversity, equity, and inclusion.