- Being able to tell parents about sexuality plays important role in mental health of Black sexual minority men and transgender womenJune 21, 2023
A new study by Assistant Professor Rod Turpin found that parental disclosure and support of a child’s sexuality may reduce the negative mental health effects of discrimination.
- June 21, 2023
Associate Professor Kyeung Mi Oh and Interim Director of the School of Nursing Cheryl Oetjen integrated MAT training into Mason’s MSN and DNP curriculum in order to increase the number of clinicians who deliver MAT care.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- April 5, 2023
Despite a significant global increase in camel milk production and consumption, few studies have examined the complex health impacts of consuming raw or unpasteurized camel products, especially in herding populations.
- Professor receives nearly $500,000 National Institutes of Health grant to study children born with congenital eye diseaseApril 3, 2023
Chair of the Department of Global and Community Health Carolyn Drews-Botsch continues her study of unilateral congenital cataracts by studying the risks and benefits of prolonged patching in preschool-aged children.
- Largest study to date of minipuberty identifies two new patterns of the reproductive hormone, AMH, in infant girlsMarch 27, 2023
Assistant Professor Helen Chin identified four patterns, two of which are new, of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) in infant girls, which helps researchers understand ovarian function before puberty.
- Dr. Alison Evans Cuellar announced as Interim Associate Dean of Research at George Mason University College of Public HealthMarch 15, 2023
Leading health policy researcher to advance the research function in the College