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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


Mina Radman
Sr. Communications Associate, Media
(202) 486-2529


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Recent Releases, Advisories and Alerts

A new study finds that a campaign in Sudan to change the social norms around female genital cutting (FGM) is a promising way to protect girls from this harmful practice.


Faced with the surge in “diseases of despair,” policymakers and leaders in the health care sector are beginning to see the limitations of the current highly centralized, medicalized system of providing health care.


An analysis released today evaluates Medicaid delivery system and payment reform demonstrations in New York and Massachusetts.


Community health centers today serve more than one in five people in the U.S. living with HIV/AIDS and receiving care for their condition. 


Montana already has a successful program that promotes work for Medicaid enrollees; the proposed changes will make thousands lose insurance coverage.


New study shows older women with obesity at higher risk of mobility loss compared to older men.


The Milken Institute SPH event on Feb. 5 will feature a discussion with Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP, author of a new book.



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