Department of Health Administration and Policy

  • Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:41

    Mrs. Iqra Hamayoun is the Health Information Systems MAP Clinic Coordinator in the Department of Health Administration and Policy. Hamayoun also serves as the Clinical Informatics Data Manager and HAP Preceptor for the Mason and Partners (MAP) Clinics, Population Health Center, and special projects operating through the college. Hamayoun’s research interests include working with vulnerable populations and analyzing community and population-based healthcare to create better services for underserved patient populations.

  • October 19, 2022

    George Mason Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy discusses the importance of job-protected paid leave.

  • August 18, 2022

    A new study from Health Administration and Policy Professor Alison Cuellar shows cost savings to insurance companies for telehealth visits because many people substitute virtual visits for in-person visits. 

  • May 21, 2022

    2022 HAP graduate Nadia Anderson aids in the search for what makes comprehensive care possible

  • May 17, 2022

    Congratulations to the Rising Health Care Leaders at Mason (RHLM) student organization for receiving the Community Enrichment Award at Mason's Distinguished Quill Award Celebration. In addition to RHLM winning the Community Enrichment Award, Rehan Saeed, RHLM's former president and a recent graduate of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, received the Mentor of the Year Award.

  • April 20, 2022

    Sindhu Mallala's mission to study health informatics fueled her move to America to gain a deeper understanding of how technology can transform the way health systems operate, especially in storing, managing, and accessing critical patient data more quickly and securely. While at Mason, Mallala pursued opportunities that gave her insight into just how impactful technology can be—not just for hospital operations but also for training the next generation of health care providers.

  • April 19, 2022

    Michelle Vassallo (MHA '15) led a team of infectious disease prevention specialists, physicians, pharmacists, and researchers at Inova Health System to develop and execute a plan to distribute 100,000 vaccines in just 53 days. To do this, Vassallo and her team of nearly 30 public health professionals reimagined how their hospital system could fight the pandemic while keeping everyone's safety top of mind. In recognition of her achievements and contributions, Vassallo has been named 2022 College of Health and Human Services Alumna of the Year.

  • April 7, 2022

    Students in the Rising Health Care Leaders at Mason gained critical leadership experience by hosting a successful 2022 RHLM Spring Symposium. President of RHLM, Akshaya Chinnathevar Ramesh, reflects on how leading others to plan and organize the event further prepared her for a career in health leadership.

  • March 21, 2022

    MHA alumni credit their capstone internship and research experiences with preparing them for their careers in public health.

  • February 22, 2022

    The $2 million three-year cooperative agreement will create a Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program at Mason to support the mental health and well-being of the current health care workforce and preserve and enhance the psychological well-being of future health professionals.