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.
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Recent Releases, Advisories and Alerts
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 26, 2020) – Michele (Shelly) Ver Ploeg, PhD, MS, has been named the Director of the Food Policy and Health Institute.More
On August 7, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an Emergency Use Authorization to a COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by scientists at GW.More
Our condolences go out today to the family and friends of the entrepreneur and visionary philanthropist Sumner M. Redstone, who died at age 97.More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 11, 2020) — Researchers in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health are working with Amtrak to provide expertise and guidance.More
WASHINGTON, D.C. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 3, 2020) – Community health centers nationwide are facing critical revenue losses that could significantly affect their ...More
WASHINGTON (July 27, 2020) — The George Washington University (GW) today announced that it will participate in a clinical trial for an investigational COVID-19 vaccine.More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 27, 2020) — A hospital workforce estimator developed by the Mullan Institute finds 11 states with surging COVID-19 rates are currently at risk ...More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2020) — Factors linked to structural racism put Latino communities in the U.S. at high risk of COVID-19, a study published today says.More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2020) — The GW Biostatistics Center recently launched three projects to design, conduct, analyze and report on COVID-19 studies.More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2020) — Milken Institute SPH today announced a $3.3 million, five-year grant to study the impact of vertical integration.More