- May 8, 2023
On May 30-June 2, learn more and sign up to be a part of the national research program that seeks to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs
- 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.
- April 17, 2023
Probiotic supplementation staved off the negative effects associated with a high-fat diet, illustrating how probiotics may play a key role in preventative health care, Mason study indicates.
- 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.
- January 24, 2023
New research shows when cannabis is legal, prescription opioid abuse goes down. What does that mean for public health policy?
- November 1, 2022
George Mason University's new interdisciplinary college will benefit the region and beyond by responding to the commonwealth’s public health and workforce needs.
- October 25, 2022
Associate Professor of Global and Community Health Michael Bloom’s work with international scholars is a testament to Mason’s position as global research university
- October 7, 2022
What you should know if you are considering an MPH
- Can virtual reality simulation help address racism, discrimination, and microaggressions in teaching?October 14, 2022
New training will educate faculty to recognize and react to implicit bias and microaggressions through a VR simulation.