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As leaders in the field, our faculty are often asked to testify before Congress or are interviewed by major news outlets about their research or opinions on current public health events. The Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Media Relations assists members of the media and elected officials in finding and contacting faculty experts for congressional testimony, newspaper and magazine article interviews or radio and television appearances.


Questions? Contact Milken Institute School of Public Health Office of Media Relations:




Kathy Fackelmann
Director of Media Relations
(202) 994-8354


Stacey DiLorenzo
Executive Director of Communications
(202) 994-8356


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Experts at Milken Institute SPH are available to comment on a recent Lancet study on physical activity and its impact on health.


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