- Social Work associate professor registers U.S. patent to reduce substance use relapse, the department’s first patentMay 8, 2023
Substance use disorder affects more than 40 million Americans according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Recovery can be a difficult path, but an interdisciplinary team led by Holly Matto, associate professor in the Department of Social Work, aims to make it a little easier through a recently patented technology-based therapy.
- Nurses trained via virtual reality performed better than those trained by inpatient clinical trainingApril 13, 2023
This promising preliminary research comes from a new pilot study by Bethany Cieslowski, Associate Professor of Nursing in Mason’s College of Public Health
- Mason researchers connect with community members to develop an app for individuals recovering from opioid use disorderMarch 30, 2023
Mason graduate student Rebecca Leung is part of a team finding ways to use smart technology in order to help those who are struggling with or recovering from substance use disorder (SUD).
- Professor receives nearly $500,000 National Institutes of Health grant to study children born with congenital eye diseaseApril 3, 2023
Chair of the Department of Global and Community Health Carolyn Drews-Botsch continues her study of unilateral congenital cataracts by studying the risks and benefits of prolonged patching in preschool-aged children.
- $1.1 Million HRSA grant to create interprofessional health care learning lab in the College of Public HealthNovember 8, 2022
Professor of Nursing Rebecca Sutter, along with faculty and students across colleges, will lead the creation of an interprofessional Learning Laboratory for Community Health.
- Building support for endometriosis, the invisible condition that will affect 1 in 10 biological femalesSeptember 30, 2022
After a diagnosis of stage 4 endometriosis, Mason doctoral student Julia Mandeville co-founded the organization Barbados Association of Endometriosis and PCOS to raise awareness, support, and research efforts for the condition.
- Mason professor and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force member explains recommendations for anxiety screening for childrenApril 27, 2022
Mason professor Martha Kubik recently made international headlines for her role on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and its recommendations regarding screening children for anxiety.
- April 21, 2022
Researchers from the Schar School of Policy and Government’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! and the College of Health and Human Services are translating research into actionable guidelines to help probation officers support their clients to achieve better outcomes.
- April 19, 2022
Mason professor Kerri LaCharite writes and teaches about sustainable food systems, urban agriculture and the effects of agriculture-based learning on eating behaviors.
- February 9, 2022
Mason’s Alison Cuellar and Leah Adams have received a $54,918 grant from the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation for their study on health equity and the impact of Medicaid telehealth policy.