Dr. Price providing testimony

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
[email protected]



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Few Waivered Clinicians Prescribed Buprenorphine: New Study

WASHINGTON (May 2, 2023) -- A new study found a declining proportion of DATA-waivered clinicians prescribed any buprenorphine between 2017 and 2021. While the number of waivered...

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GW Experts Available to Discuss Public Health Consequences of the Recent Court Rulings on Mifepristone

WASHINGTON (April 13, 2023) — Yesterday a federal appeals court blocked a ruling by a Texas judge to suspend the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion medication...

Dr. Adnan Hyder

World Health Summit Regional Meeting Hosted in Washington, DC

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health along with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health and the Association of Academic Health Centers International...

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New “Women, Youth, and Child Health” MPH Concentration Launched Today by the Milken Institute School Of Public Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 3, 2023) — Today, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University launched a new ...

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Bacteria from Meat Likely to Cause More than Half a Million Urinary Tract Infections in the U.S. Every Year

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2023) – A new study suggests that E. coli from meat products may be responsible for hundreds of thousands of urinary tract infections in the U.S....

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Few Medicaid-Participating Primary Care Physicians Providing Longer-Acting Birth Control Methods

WASHINGTON (March 17, 2023) — Medicaid beneficiaries face barriers in accessing medical care – and that includes contraceptive care. A new study finds that despite birth control...

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Milken Institute School of Public Health Names 2023 Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitor

WASHINGTON (March 9, 2023) — The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University...

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Awards Program Recognizes 14 Emerging Leaders in Community Health

WASHINGTON (March 9, 2023) – Each year, in collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), the ...

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Federal Medicaid “Unwinding” Could Cause Community Health Centers to Lose Care Capacity for as Many as 2.1 Million Patients Nationwide

WASHINGTON (Jan 19, 2023) — A new report from the Geiger Gibson / RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative examining the financial and patient care impact of unwinding Medicaid’s...

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COVID-19 During Pregnancy Ramps up Serious Health Risks

WASHINGTON (Jan 16, 2023) — Pregnant women who are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 face a 7 times increased risk of dying and a significantly elevated risk of being admitted to an...