- Williams receives Prevent Cancer Foundation grant to increase lung cancer awareness among high-risk populations in MississippiJanuary 23, 2023
Assistant Professor Michelle S. Williams will create two online training programs: (1) To train community health workers to implement a lung cancer screening awareness program and (2) To educate high-risk populations about prevention for the disease.
- Master of Health Administration program receives CAHME award for excellence in health care and innovationJanuary 20, 2023
Mason’s MHA program received the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) award for its cultural competency, community involvement, environmental focus, and accessibility.
- January 19, 2023
With data from the Mason: Health Starts Here study, Master of Science, Nutrition alum Li Jiang, Department Chair Lawrence Cheskin, and Associate Professor Lilian de Jonge found that students reporting a higher level of loneliness also reported a higher level of sedentary behavior and low activity.
- Information about traumatic brain injury is hard to find and often hard to trust, according to new researchDecember 16, 2022
A new study from Tammie Jones and Ali Weinstein studied how individuals with a traumatic brain injury and their caregivers find health information for the disease and how to improve it.
- Marijuana use prevalence higher among adults with disabilities compared to those without disabilities, study findsDecember 16, 2022
A new study led by Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy Gilbert Gimm found that the likelihood of past-month marijuana use among adults varies by type of disability and is higher in states with legalized medical marijuana.
- January 5, 2023
Rebecca Bates attributes Mason’s interdisciplinary collaboration for elevating her research on adolescents and opioids.
- December 12, 2022
Professor of Health Administration and Policy Alison Cuellar will lead the federal task force that reviews evidence and makes recommendations about how to improve public health.
- December 13, 2022
Vickye Hayter, RN, earned a spot in the Minority Fellowship Program that is staffed by American Nurses Association and funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
- December 7, 2022
Effective January 1, 2023, Virginia eliminates taxes on personal hygiene products, including menstrual products
- December 6, 2022
Mason and MedStar come together to establish the Future Nurse Program, preparing nurses for clinical practice, and addressing critical nursing workforce shortages in the region.