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As leaders in the field, our faculty are often asked to testify before Congress or are interviewed by major news outlets about their research or opinions on current public health events. The Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Media Relations assists members of the media and elected officials in finding and contacting faculty experts for congressional testimony, newspaper and magazine article interviews or radio and television appearances.


Questions? Contact Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Media Relations:




Kathy Fackelmann
Director of Media Relations
(202) 994-8354


Stacey DiLorenzo
Executive Director of Communications
(202) 994-8356


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Recent Releases, Advisories and Alerts

Using a powerful genetic technique, GW scientists found that 33 percent of the seafood they ordered from six D.C. restaurants had been mislabeled. 

WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK (April 18, 2017)—A new report estimates that community health centers would face a $48 billion shortfall in total revenues between 2018 and 2022 if Congress moves to repeal some key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and separately fails to More

Five percent of US pregnant women reported nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the past year, found a study published in Women's Health Issues.


WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY (April 10, 2017) – Each year, the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Pu


WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK (March 27, 2017)—Repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, combined with a failure to renew critical funding streams, would result in catastrophic funding losses for community health centers–forcing these safety net providers to cut back on


WASHINGTON, DC (March 20, 2017)—Two leading health law and policy experts conclude that it’s time for serious consideration of state rate setting to control U.S.


Rapid changes in the health care environment will lead to job growth, flexible health workforce and strategies to boost quality of care


Maeve Ellen Wallace and co-authors found women in states with the highest scores on reproductive rights were less likely to deliver preterm or low-birthweight babies.


As public attention to opiod use grows, the Jacobs Institute's Bridging the Divide project releases a new white paper on pregnant women and substance use.


GW sponsored special issue of HSR journal examines critical workforce issues



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