- August 24, 2023
One in 10 college students experience period poverty, which can lead to increased depression
- 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.
- March 31, 2022
A new study by College of Health and Human Services researchers shows the need to tailor supports for youth with disabilities in the foster care system to improve community participation.
- March 23, 2022
A new study from Amira Roess in the Department of Global and Community Health highlights the differences in breastfeeding initiation between African Americans and Black immigrants enrolled in the Washington, D.C. WIC supplemental nutrition program.
- 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.
- Mason researchers partner with a community-based organization to develop the first social media-based intervention to promote Hepatitis B screening among Korean AmericansFebruary 4, 2022
A culturally-targeted social media campaign increases Hepatitis B (HBV) awareness among Korean Americans, one of the highest risk groups for an HBV infection, according to a new study from Dr. Alicia Hong, professor of Health Administration and Policy, along with Dr. Sojung Claire Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, and Dr. Pramita Bagchi, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics.
- February 1, 2022
A new study led by Dr. Alicia Hong, professor of Health Administration and Policy, suggests that American participation in clinical trials remains low and a significant disparity exists. People who have used eHealth tools are more likely to participate in clinical trials, and doctors who practice patient-centered communication can facilitate such participation.
- Notification of Social Security Disability Insurance Overpayment Debt Discourages Beneficiaries from WorkingJanuary 26, 2022
A new study from Priyanka Anand, associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, found that notifications of debt related to work-related overpayment discourage work among SSDI beneficiaries.
- Mason Researchers Create Digital Health Solution for Students Experiencing Academic, Mental Health ConcernsJanuary 5, 2022
A team of #MasonCHHS researchers designed an app to combat the growing mental health concerns affecting undergraduate students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers created a predictive health app that detects when undergraduate students are exhibiting behavioral, emotional, and academic concerns and connects the students to appropriate resources, such as Mason's Counseling and Psychological Services.
- November 22, 2021
In a recent study, George Mason University Associate Professor Hong Xue, PhD and colleagues evaluated the impact of ending market exclusivity for brand-name statin drugs. The first study to comprehensively assess the economic impact of generic competition for statins found that ending market exclusivity for statins saves U.S. $12 billion and individuals nearly $1,000 annually.