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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
kfackelmann@gwu.edu

 

Stacey DiLorenzo
Executive Director of Communications
(202) 994-8356
sdilorenzo@gwu.edu

 

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In January 2013, SPHHS welcomed James M. Tielsch, PhD, as chair of the Department of Global Health. Dr. Tielsch also holds a faculty appointment as professor in the department.

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New study on active gaming is the first to focus on African Americans and other minority children who are at high risk of obesity.

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Evaluation of text4baby mobile information service suggests the program can help prepare participants to become new mothers.

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A recent study by Environmental Health Associate Professor Sabrina McCormick finds that "citizen science" can help modern-day public health officials assess health and environmental threats.

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Workplace injuries and illnesses cost the nation more than $39 billion in 2010 and those most impacted are often low-wage workers, researchers find.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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