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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




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Recent Releases, Advisories and Alerts

WASHINGTON (Oct. 27, 2021)--Chicken nuggets, burritos and other popular items consumers buy from fast food outlets in the United States contain chemicals that are linked to a long list of serious health problems, according to a first-of-its-kind study published today.


WASHINGTON (Oct.22, 2021)—Women and pregnant people are underrepresented in the studies used to draw up the nutritional guidance provided to Americans and Canadians, according to a paper published today in Science Advances.



On September 29th, 2021, Associate Professor Carlos Rodríguez-Díaz was interviewed by the staff at GW’s Himmelfarb Library. Rodríguez-Díaz explained what inspired him to pursue a career in public health and HIV care and prevention.


Associate Professor Olga Acosta Price and colleagues publish in EdResearch for Recovery on strategic structural support systems that enable teacher well-being. As Price notes in the brief, creating a positive school culture takes time and a commitment of resources to sustain.


WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 12, 2021) –A new analysis from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative provides an overview of the toll on community health centers in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.


New York and Washington  (October 12, 2021) – Today, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, together with Amida Care, New York State’s largest not-for-profit Medicaid Special Needs Plan designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, released a new


On Thursday, September 9, several PCH faculty members participated in “Celebrating 200 Years | Science, Policy, and Advocacy: GWSPH and the Future of Public Health”.



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