On March 15, 2019, the School of Public Health faculty and staff submitted a public comment recommending the US Department of Agriculture withdraw its proposed rule to impose additional work requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Redstone Fellow, Allison Sylvetsky Meni recently presented to a group of 8th grade students during a school assembly at Langston Hughes Middle School in Reston, VA on making healthful choices in America's complex food environment.
In January 2018, the third annual Redstone Center Pilot Program grants were awarded to Kate Applebaum, Amira Roess, and Allison Sylvetsky Meni. Along with the award, the investigators became Redstone Fellows. The Pilot Program selections support and promote the work of early-career investigators and provide pilot data for applications to NIH and other funding sources. The new Redstone fellows' pilots are listed below:
January 2017, the Redstone Center Pilot Program grants were awarded to Uriyoán Colón-Ramos and Kim Robien. Along with the award, both investigators become Redstone fellows. The Pilot Program selections support and promote the work of early-career investigators and provide pilot data for applications to NIH and other funding sources.
From June 20 – 22th, 2016, faculty from the Milken Institute School of Public Health Department of Prevention and Community Health (PCH) participated in a clinical public health summit on obesity for the George Washington University Medical Class of 2018, entitled “How Clinicians Can Help Turn the Tide of Obesity in Washington, D.C.” The summit was led by Bill Dietz, Chair of the Redstone Center, Lawrence Deyton, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Public Health, Profe