- Scientific American: Dr. Amira Roess is quoted in an article about what a single COVID booster mandate would mean for health equityApril 13, 2023
How Often Should People Get COVID Boosters?
- December 7, 2022
Effective January 1, 2023, Virginia eliminates taxes on personal hygiene products, including menstrual products
- September 19, 2022
Nearly $150,000 partnership-building grant to create collaborative research activities that advance health equity in Virginia schools
- August 12, 2022
Dr. Katherine Scafide, associate professor of Nursing, speaks to NBC Nightly News about her research on Alternate Light Sources (ALS). The research helps identify hard-to-see bruising in darker skin tones, where it may otherwise be difficult or impossible to detect.
- January 18, 2022
Promote the Vote: Positioning Social Workers for Action asserts that supporting political participation is integral to social work practice.
- Wed, 08/11/2021 - 16:18
Drawing on 20 years of practice as a nurse-midwife, Dr. Karen Trister Grace’s research interests are in reproductive coercion, intimate partner violence (IPV), pregnancy intention and health disparities. Dr. Grace recently conducted research addressing solutions to housing instability for IPV survivors, as well as a mixed methods study exploring reproductive coercion in Latina women. She has an interest in birth outcomes related to IPV and reproductive coercion, and the intersection with unintended pregnancy. Dr. Grace is the lead editor of the 3rd edition of the “Prenatal & Postnatal Care: A Person-Centered Approach” textbook.
- Jhumka Gupta Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action Grant to Study Intimate Partner Violence in Forcibly Displaced PopulationsJune 7, 2021
George Mason and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) awarded grant to help foster social empowerment and gender equity among forcibly displaced populations (FDPs).
- Wed, 03/24/2021 - 14:30
- Dr. Robert M. Weiler Joins Advisory Board for Promoting Health Equity: Educating the Judiciary About the Social Determinants of HealthWed, 10/14/2020 - 13:15
Dr. Robert M. Weiler, professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Health and Human Services, has been selected to serve on the Promoting Health Equity: Educating the Judiciary about the Social Determinants of Health Advisory Board.