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Exciting news! The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University has achieved a commendable milestone, securing a place among the top ten recipients of NIH funding in its category. This notable achievement underscores the school's robust commitment to research and innovation in the health sector. Such recognition clearly indicates GWSPH's capacity to attract substantial resources, which are fundamental in supporting our diverse range of research, teaching and clinical initiatives. We thank you for your contribution to this effort via the encouragement of our research efforts, in many directions, that have been successful.



What sets us apart



on U.S. News and World Report's list of Best Public Health Schools


ranked online MPH program on Fortune Education's list of best online MPH programs


ranked Health Policy and Management department on U.S. News and World Report's list of Best Public Health Schools




GW announced that it will join the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The university’s membership in the AAU recognizes its leading research, education and innovation. GW is one of just 71 institutions to receive membership. GW is proud to join the AAU in the mission of advancing research to address the world’s most urgent challenges.

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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

Estefania Martinez


Latest News at GWSPH


In sadness: Passing of Charlene Frizzera

On behalf of Anne Markus, Chair, and Zoe Beckerman, Vice-Chair, HPM Department
February 23, 2024

It is with great sadness that the GWSPH’s Department of Health Policy and Management shares that our friend and colleague, Charlene Frizzera, has passed away. 

Awards Program Recognizes 12 Emerging Leaders in Community Health

February 12, 2024

Each year, in collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health



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