Public Health Resources

#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.

Effective Communication as a Vehicle for Behavior Change: Monique Turner Presents at Adult Immunization Summit

Dr. Monique Turner, a social marketing and public health communication faculty member at GW, addressed the impact of effective communication on adult immunization at the Adult Immunization Summit at Princeton University last November.

54 Healthcare Blogs to Read in 2016

Staying on top of new developments can be a challenge for busy healthcare professionals. Fortunately, for every sector of the healthcare industry, there is at least one if not numerous blogs filled with useful data, updates, insights and infographics. And as the industry expands at a blistering pace, so does the blog count, making it all the more difficult to sort out the most essential reading. Here are 54 that should make your list in 2016.

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 …