- Wedi: Dean Melissa Perry talks about health and well-being. Perry starts at the 2 minute and 20-second markMay 19, 2023
Podcast Episode 103: Health and Well-Being for All – Dr. Melissa Perry, Dean, College of Public Health, George Mason University
- May 19, 2023
Professor Panagiota (Yiota) Kitsantas found that pregnant women referred to treatment for cannabis use disorder by the justice system, health care providers, or trusted community sources were more likely to complete it.
- May 17, 2023
Mason public health nurses discuss how their training benefits their work and their different paths into the field.
- May 8, 2023
On May 30-June 2, learn more and sign up to be a part of the national research program that seeks to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs
- Social Work associate professor registers U.S. patent to reduce substance use relapse, the department’s first patentMay 8, 2023
Substance use disorder affects more than 40 million Americans according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Recovery can be a difficult path, but an interdisciplinary team led by Holly Matto, associate professor in the Department of Social Work, aims to make it a little easier through a recently patented technology-based therapy.
- Democrats, urban dwellers, and 30-40-year-olds more likely to purchase first firearms during the pandemicApril 26, 2023
Findings from an interdisciplinary team of Mason researchers shed new light on the changing demographic of firearm purchasers in response to the pandemic and highlight the need for more effective interventions to reduce firearm-related violence, morbidity, and mortality in the United States.
- April 11, 2023
Dean Melissa Perry moderated a panel of five experts to look at violence prevention from several angles including violence prevention programs, gun violence, health equity, conflict resolution, and intimate partner violence. Watch the recording now.
- April 17, 2023
As a senior leader of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), Robert Weiler traveled to Cuba with a delegation exploring possible collaborations with the school of public health in Cuba.
- Anti-smoking campaigns on Facebook that discuss the risks of second-hand smoking on pets receive the most user engagementApril 6, 2023
An interprofessional Mason research team led by Associate Professor Hong Xue used machine learning and social media data in the first large-scale study to analyze factors that influence effective antismoking campaigns and user engagement.
- April 5, 2023
Research by Dongqing Wang, assistant professor of Global and Community Health, assessed the penetration of digital technology among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and discussed the potential of digital media access as a way to expand health interventions