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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

In November 2012, SPHHS named Rajiv N. Rimal as chair of the Department of Prevention and Community Health. Dr. Rimal will also hold a faculty appointment in the department.


Professors Paula Lantz and Sara Rosenbaum join four other SPHHS faculty elected to Institute of Medicine, bringing the total number of SPHHS IOM members to six.


In October 2012, antibiotic resistance research expert Lance B. Price joined the faculty of the SPHHS Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.


Long hours and difficult workloads that interfere with home life may increase risk of chronic pain for healthcare workers, according to SPHHS study.


Study led by SPHHS professor calls for improved efforts to prevent "patient dumping."


Legal analysis of implications of NFIB v Sebelius examines the potential costs of states choosing not to expand Medicaid.


Researchers studied whether men with higher levels of organochlorines in their blood showed evidence of increased rates of sperm abnormalities



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