5 things to know about Mason's College of Public Health
Dean Perry spoke with the Washington Business Journal about future plans for the College of Public Health, including workforce development and fundraising initiatives. Read the article here.
- September 28, 2023Meet Allison Miner. Miner is thrilled to join the Nutrition and Food Studies department as an instructional assistant professor. She started as a fashion design major in college, but after taking a nutrition course for her science requirement, she was hooked.
- September 28, 2023The College of Public Health + Fuse at Mason Square accelerate potential for Virtual Reality-enhanced learning opportunities
- September 26, 2023GCH course allows students to immerse in the community to observe social determinants and solve public health challenges firsthand
- Three newly Certified Healthcare Simulation Educators advance College toward offering VR-enhanced curriculum to every studentSeptember 22, 2023The College of Public Health announces three newly credentialed Certified Healthcare Simulation Educators - advancing toward goal of offering VR-enhanced curriculum to every student
- September 20, 2023A George Mason University multidisciplinary research team recently received $5,000 in funding from the VentureWell Accelerator to continue to develop their app iCONNECT SUD.
- Public Health Post: Hong Xue writes about social media as a potential platform for anti-tobacco campaignsSeptember 19, 2023Researchers conducted a novel study using artificial intelligence (AI) methods to analyze more than 30,000 Facebook posts related to major anti-tobacco campaigns in the United States to investigate the factors that may influence effective anti-smoking information dissemination and user engagement.
- September 18, 2023Multiple national college rankings released in recent weeks have placed George Mason University among America’s top 50 public universities, top 100 among all public and private institutions, and Virginia’s No. 1 public university for social mobility.
- September 12, 2023Health Policy and Nursing Administration PhD alum Bethany Hall-Long runs for Delaware governor.
- September 5, 2023Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies Lawrence Cheskin is quoted about the benefits of a high fiber diet.
- Innovate for Good: Mason Professor continues study of social media intervention for Chinese American caregivers with grant from NIH National Institute on AgingSeptember 1, 2023With 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.
- August 30, 2023Public Health PhD student research examines topics such as barriers to cervical cancer screening for those with disabilities and the impact of chemical exposure on premature births.
- Richmond Times-Dispatch: Dean Melissa Perry writes op-ed about the game changing nature of training students with virtual realityAugust 29, 2023Dean 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
Public Health in the Media
- July 18, 2023
- The Hill: Jenna Krall is quoted in an op-ed about smoke from the Canadian wildfires that recently blanketed the East CoastJuly 17, 2023
- The Connection Newspapers: Jenna Krall quoted about Northern Virginia’s air quality reaching hazardous levels.June 14, 2023
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Public Health In the George
- September 20, 2023
- 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
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