Emily is the community relations manager for the online MHA program (MHA@GW) and the online master of public health (MPH@GW) offered through the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. She is passionate about all things health, from administrative and clinical topics to fitness and nutrition. In her free time, she enjoys powerlifting, cooking and exploring D.C. Follow her on Google+.


TEDMED #GreatChallenges: Health Care Quality: What’s Cost Got to Do with It?

There are a multitude of health care decision-making resources available, but they can be confusing — especially in regard to quality and cost information. It’s no wonder then, that very …

The Vitality Institute Health Promotion Forum: Empowering Change Through Policy – Part I of II

Is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) successfully promoting health? This question was at the heart of “Empowering Change Through Policy,” a recent health promotion forum co-hosted by the Vitality Institute …

Meet MHA@GW Program Director Leonard Friedman: Part III of III

The third installment of our interview with MHA@GW Program Director Leonard Friedman discusses health information technology and the importance of lifelong education in the health care field. Just joining us? …

Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care: A Conversation with ONC Leader Judy Murphy

Who is in charge of the vast amount of electronic data being collected in the U.S. health care system? What is being done to keep health information safe in the …

Meet MHA@GW Program Director Leonard Friedman: Part II of III

The second installment of our interview with MHA@GW Program Director Leonard Friedman touches on professional development, industry predictions and the Affordable Care Act. Read the first part of this interview …

TEDMED #GreatChallenges: Connecting the Dots in Patient-Centered Care

Kavita Patel M.D. – the moderator of this TEDMED event, managing director for clinical transformation and delivery at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform and an economic studies …