In the Media
- NPR: Dr. Amira Roess comments on the coronavirus, driven by the delta variant, and a plateau of case counts, hospitalizations, and death in the DC region.October 13, 2021
- The Washington Post: Dr. Jhumka Gupta comments on her decision to send her daughter to school during the pandemic.September 13, 2021
- The Oklahoman: Dr. Jhumka Gupta comments on Hispanic domestic abuse victims and the impact on families.August 31, 2021
- Above the Law: Dr. Amira Roess comments on the significance of the full FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine.August 31, 2021
- WAMU 88.5 (Washington, DC): Dr. Amira Roess comments on COVID transmission in schools, frequent testing and swiftly imposed mandates.August 25, 2021
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- November 12, 2020George Mason University study finds large majority of universities studied made quick announcements following the World Health Organization’s pandemic declaration
- October 14, 2020New George Mason University study of adults on probation uncovers higher levels of hostility and risk-taking among recent consumers of these high alcohol content flavored beverages
- October 13, 2020New George Mason University study highlights opportunity to increase testing for sexually transmitted infections among this high-risk population
- Accurate labels like ‘aerosol’ or ‘chemicals’ increase perceived risks of e-cigarette use in college studentsSeptember 15, 2020Study from George Mason reveals that accurately labeling e-cigarette emissions as ‘chemicals’ or ‘aerosols’ rather than ‘vapor’ increases the perceived risk of exposure. Higher perceived risk is linked to stronger support for smoke-free campus policies.
- George Mason College of Health and Human Services Faculty Develop COVID Health Check™ — First-of-Its-Kind Screening Assessment to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19August 10, 2020Mason and other Virginia colleges adopt screening tool for real-time surveillance, early detection, and coordinated reporting of COVID-19.
- July 15, 2020George Mason University study finds 2009 U.S. Food and Drug Administration flavored cigarette ban reduced smoking by underage youth by 43% and young adults by 27%.
- July 1, 2020George Mason University receives funding for Dr. Kenneth W. Griffin to test an evidence-based drug abuse prevention program using hybrid e-learning and in-class implementation in a national randomized control trial in dozens of U.S. high schools
- June 24, 2020During the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, calls to domestic violence hotlines and police reports have increased in many parts of the country and globally.
- June 17, 2020Studies have shown associations between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and adverse health outcomes, including preterm birth and low birthweight. However, few studies have estimated real-world exposures during personal vehicle trips for women commuters.
- February 19, 2020