A new Institute of Medicine report, chaired by GWSPH Research Professor Robert Graham, finds that thousands of people die each year from cardiac arrest because bystanders often don't perform CPR during those crucial first minutes. Just starting chest compressions could save someone's life. Needless Deaths: Too Many Die from Cardiac Arrest, Report Finds
Earlier this month, an anonymous alumni donor issued a challenge: If 2,015 alumni gave any amount to GW between June 1-June 30, he would give $50,000 to the university. Well, GW alumni hit that goal with days to spare. Jeffrey Feinstein, GWSB BBA ’05, has issued a bonus challenge: If 500 more alumni give by June 30, he will donate $12,500 to GW. Rise to the challenge and make your gift of any amount today! http://go.gwu.edu/2015give
"I was disappointed in the ruling, but I don't think it's a major setback," Dean Goldman says on PBS NewsHour in reaction to the Supreme Court's mercury ruling yesterday. Watch the interview:
Tune in to PBS NewsHour at 6:20pm tonight to watch GWSPH Dean Lynn Goldman's reaction to the SCOTUS ruling against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury. Hear her predicted outcomes, next steps & the public health impact. Supreme Court rules against EPA power plant mercury limits
Considering a graduate degree in public health? Join us and 24 other schools on July 14 for the This is Public Health Graduate School Fair to learn more!
Today, the Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the ACA, ruling "that government subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans should be available to all who qualify." #PublicHealthWin Affordable Care Act survives Supreme Court challenge
Professor Todd Miller spoke with NBC Washington for a segment on Exercise and Weight Loss. "It is hard to burn a lot of calories through exercise," Miller said. "Most people don’t like to get on a treadmill and run for an hour and only burn 400 calories." Watch the full segment below. Diet Prompts Weight Loss More Than Exercise, Doctors Say