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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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Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University has experts available to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic.


WASHINGTON (Feb. 19, 2021)—In 2019, the U.S. rolled out a new initiative aimed at ending the HIV epidemic by the year 2030.


Masks and physical distancing play a critical role in efforts to fight the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Research estimates that 80% of the public need to comply with mask wearing and physical distancing in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus.


(Washington, D.C.) Today, a coalition of animal welfare, consumer, public health, and environmental organizations called on grocery stores, restaurants and meat producers to reject the use of a misleading label scheme known as One Health CertifiedTM (OHC) and the standards behind it.


Actions aimed at addressing racial inequities must be a central part of the nation’s response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report concludes.


The researchers found that among the 29.8 million people served by CHCs in 2019, an estimated 14.1 million adult health center patients - who account for 47 percent of all patients served - could be expected to qualify for phase one priority vaccination because their advanced age or underlying h


Effort combines best in class use of building security technology with the latest thinking about public health preparedness for COVID-19 and Flu.


Washington, D.C. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Twenty percent of adults skipped meals to make sure other family members had enough, report says



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