Public Health Resources

The Rise of Aging-in-Place Villages

Experts anticipate that by 2050 the senior population in the United States will be 135 percent higher than it was in the year 2000. In response to such significant growth, new industries must be created to address the needs of seniors.

#SpacesOfHealth: Aging in Place

Can a city help improve your health outcomes? Can a hospital make you sick? The #SpacesOfHealth campaign, brought to you by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, seeks to answer these and similar questions in a series of live webinars around the relationship between environment and health.

How to Ask for – and Get – Great Letters of Recommendation

When applying to a Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate program, letters of recommendation are an essential element of the application process. Almost every graduate school application requires at least one. Read more for tips on how and who to ask for a letter of recommendation. 

Covering the Ebola Epidemic: A Look Back

Misinformation about Ebola heightened anxiety among news media consumers, but much of it failed to improve understanding. Here, we've rounded up coverage of the epidemic that provided more useful insight into various aspects of the crisis.

Reducing ER Visits in Washington, D.C.

Emergency rooms in Washington, D.C. regularly receive high national rankings, but they have some of the longest emergency room wait times and highest admission rates in the nation. The Kaiser …