- May 21, 2022
2022 HAP graduate Nadia Anderson aids in the search for what makes comprehensive care possible
- 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.
- January 25, 2022
Mason Alumna Nhien Ho joined the Master of Health Administration program to help improve health care accessibility, affordability, and availability for underserved communities. Read how her MHA practicum project prepared to work toward her goal as a health care consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.
- Study Shows Community Health Worker State Regulations are Associated with Greater Adoption of Occupational StandardsDecember 15, 2021
Research Manager Tammie M. Jones and Chair of the Health Administration and Policy Department P.J. Maddox published a new study about the relationship between Community Health Worker (CHW) state regulations and the adoption of standard roles, skills, and qualities. States with CHW certification programs were found to have a higher number of employers who adopt occupational standards.
- President and CEO of Inova Health System Shares Leadership Insights with Mason's Master of Health Administration StudentsDecember 8, 2021
Master of Health Administration (MHA) students recently had the opportunity to speak with J. Stephen Jones, president and CEO of Inova Health System, one of Virginia’s largest hospital systems. Jones shared his leadership philosophy and advice with MHA students as part of the HAP 704 Executive Speaker Series, where students meet highly-respected leaders in the industry.
- September 30, 2021
On Thursday, September 16, the student alumni organization Rising Healthcare Leaders at Mason (RHLM) hosted its first in-person networking event since March 2020. Both the graduate student leadership team and undergraduate students in the Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP) worked together to make the event a successful networking opportunity for attendees.