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George Washington University Launches First-Of-A-Kind Tool Providing Health Workforce Racial and Ethnic Diversity Data for 10 Professions

The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at the George Washington University announced the launch today of the Health Workforce Diversity Tracker, an interactive online tool that provides extensive data on the diversity of recent...
10-Nov-2021 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Suggests Healthcare Provider Biases Can Impact a Patient’s Access to Preventative HIV Drug

A new study published today reveals systematic biases among primary and HIV care providers about people who inject drugs and how those biases may impact access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a preventive, prescription-based medication that...
5-Nov-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Potentially harmful industrial chemicals detected in US fast foods

Chicken nuggets, burritos and other popular items consumers buy from fast food outlets in the United States contain chemicals that are linked to a long list of serious health problems, according to a first-of-its-kind study published today.
27-Oct-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mississippi’s Ban on Abortions Puts Women and Families at Risk

Mississippi’s ban on nearly all abortions greater than 15 weeks forces women to carry pregnancies to term under adverse circumstances and increases the risk of maternal mortality and other health problems, according to a public health amicus...
29-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Casts Doubt on Electronic Ankle Monitors as Alternative to Incarceration

The use of GPS-equipped ankle monitors is increasingly viewed as a more humane alternative to incarceration, yet a report released today finds they cause many of the same harms associated with traditional incarceration.
23-Sep-2021 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New GW Poll Shows Most Americans Approve of Biden, Confident in Future of US

A small majority of Americans approve of the job performance of President Joe Biden, according to a new survey by the Society of Presidential Pollsters at the George Washington University. A larger number of respondents also express confidence in...
15-Sep-2021 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Shines a Light on Missouri’s Public Health Response to COVID-19 and Offers a Transformative Path Forward

Today, Missouri Foundation for Health and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health released a report on the public health response to COVID-19 in Missouri.
14-Sep-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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GW Wins Contract to Develop Antidote-Bearing Organisms to Protect Against Biological, Chemical Threats

The George Washington University has been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.
10-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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