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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 estimate of U.S. alcohol-exposed pregnancies and births arrives at substantially lower numbers than a 2016 CDC calculation.


Adopting a trauma-informed approach can help providers and practices give better care. A new commentary in Women's Health Issues gives advice about how to start.


New rules from the Trump administration permit employers to limit coverage of contraceptives without cost-sharing in employee health plans.


The latest Women's Health Issues Editor's Choice study examines access to care, health status, and health behaviors among sexual minority women.


The Editorial Board of Women’s Health Issues is pleased to announce that the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best paper published in Women's Health Issues in 2018 (Volume 28) has been awarded to Emily M. Johnston, PhD.


Researchers examined the care that women and men with heart attack symptoms receive from EMS after a 911 call. They report their findings in a new study.


According to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) report on road safety, more than 1.3 million people die on the world’s roadways each year.


The new study finds existing state telehealth policies are not a factor in increasing use.



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