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"My interest in GW is sparked by the potential opportunities. I wanted to be part of a community that encourages each other to succeed and encourages an open exchange of ideas about public health."

Estefania Martinez
MPH '23

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Latest News at GWSPH


2024 Maternal Mental Health State Report Cards Released

The U.S. improved from a D to D+, as state grades inched up
May 14, 2024

Maternal mental health disorders, like postpartum depression, affect roughly 600,000 (20%) of U.S. mothers a year.

Anti-Immigrant Political Rhetoric and Action Threaten Latino/a Youth

Latino and Latina Adolescents with a Family Member Deported or Detained in 2018 Suffered Significantly More Mental Health Problems Four Years Later, Study Shows
May 13, 2024

Harsh political rhetoric about immigrants and anti-immigrant actions can damage parent-child relationships in Latino families and in turn lead to a significant increase in mental health problems for the kids in those families, according to a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics. 

Congratulations To Our Students Who Represented GWSPH in the GW Research Showcase!

May 8, 2024

GWSPH was immensely proud to have several of its talented students participate in the prestigious GW Research Showcase event. This annual university-wide showcase not only highlights the exceptional research being conducted by GW students across disciplines but also underscores the academic prowess of our institution. 



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