Video: Including Sexual Assault and Violence Within the Context of Public Health

Susan Wood, Fatima Goss Graves, Mary Ellsberg and Emilie Coen In a speech at GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, Fatima Goss Graves talked about the public health implications of the #Me Too movement.

The Need for Evaluations of Medicaid 1115 Demonstrations that Restrict Eligibility

An Issue Brief published by the Commonwealth Fund suggests that information needed by policymakers may not be collected.

The Case for a Public Health Infrastructure Fund

By investing an additional $13 per person per year, the U.S. could create a public health infrastructure that comprehensively protects our nation’s health, experts say.

Suggestions for How to Improve Oversight of Vaccine Medical Exemptions

A Viewpoint published today in JAMA Pediatrics discusses concerns about exploitable loopholes in state vaccination exemption policies. In it, Y. Tony Yang, ScD, LLM, MPH of the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and School of Nursing describes a recent high profile case in California. He and his coauthor, Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH of the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health outline more prevention-focused options for structuring and regulating medical and nonmedical vaccination exemption requests.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers Urge Withdrawal of Public Charge Rule

The 26 public health, medicine, nursing and public policy scholars and practitioners from the George Washington University submitted an official comment to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen. “It is contrary to our sense of justice and civil rights that the proposed regulation would sanction lawfully admitted immigrants for lawfully using public benefits,” the GW scholars say.