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Human exposure to metal cadmium may accelerate cellular aging

WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2014)--A new study led by a researcher at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University looks at the metal cadmium and finds that higher human exposure...Show More Summary

Many Americans not receiving recommended home visit services for lead poisoning and asthma

COLUMBIA, MD and WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2014) - Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University released Healthcare Financing of Healthy Homes...Show More Summary

Report Examines Challenges Confronting Health Care for Pregnant Women Enrolled in Covered California, Recommends Workable Solutions

A new report by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University examines the challenge of maintaining enriched health care for pregnant women who are enrolled in Covered California and who are also eligible for Medi-Cal, which includes the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP).

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Will Hold October 2 Event to Discuss Ebola Epidemic

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University will hold an expert panel on October 2 to discuss the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, with a focus on interventions that could help curtail the spread of the deadly virus.

Infographic on Emergency Department Crowding

Below is an infographic shared by the MHA program at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. There’s some interesting data there… my comments: The data on ED wait times shows only two data points (2003 and 2009). I’d like to see more data to draw a more valid conclusion about trends. It’s […]

Bill Ackman Pretty Confident In His Ability To Swing A Racquet

Over the weekend, Milken enlisted friends with homes [in the Hamptons] to host breakfasts and lunches about changing the world, organized by the Milken Institute’s FasterCures. There were warm-ups and cool-downs for the Charles Evans...Show More Summary

UCLA Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship

The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law is now accepting applications for the Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship: This fellowship is a full-time, year-round, one or two academic-year position (approximately July 2015 through June 2016 or June 2017). The position involves law...

Joel Kurtzman on Why America's Future Is Brighter Than You Think

Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute, recently sat down with Financial Sense to offer a deep dive into his latest book, “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance.” Here are a few excerpts from his interview where he explains why America's future is brighter than we think.

New study finds text messaging program benefits pregnant women

WASHINGTON, DC (June 9, 2014) – The leading mobile health service in the nation, Text4baby, was found to significantly benefit pregnant women, according to a new study led by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University and the Madigan Army Medical Center. Show More Summary

If the Head of Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is Right, These Investments Could Be Winners

Hear what Google's Chris Urmson had to say at the recent Milken Institute's 2014 Global Conference about the societal impact of self-driving cars.

3 Stocks to Thrive in the U.S. Housing Market

A panel of top experts hosted by The Milken Institute discussed all hot topics related to housing and identified obvious trends that support an investment in three specific companies.

Les Moonves Rates Aereo Case Outcome & Tackles CBS’ Late Night Shuffle

It was legal matters and late night that Les Moonves wanted to talk about today at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. “I feel good about our chances in the Supreme Court,” said the CBS chief about last week’s hearing on Aereo at the high court. Show More Summary

Jeff Shell & Les Moonves Slam Katzenberg’s “Movies Not A Growth Business” Remarks

“I think the film business is going to be a tremendous growth business,” said Jeff Shell today.  Speaking at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Beverly Hills, the Universal Filmed Entertainment chairman rebuffed Jeffrey Katzenberg’s proclamation that “movies are not a growth business” from earlier this week at the same conference. Show More Summary

Milken Institute Panel: Activist Investors And The Search For Alpha

ByHolmes Osborne: The Milken Institute hosted a panel on activist investing April 29, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. The panel was hosted by Christopher Ailman, CIO of California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS). Members...Show More Summary

Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education

Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

Milken Institute Panel: The Evolution Of Trading And Its Effect On Individual Investors

ByHolmes Osborne: The Milken Institute hosted its 17th Annual Global Conference and several panel discussions that readers of Seeking Alpha will find very interesting. With Michael Lewis' new book Flash Boys, small investors are wondering if the markets are rigged. Show More Summary

Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Not Covering Positive Haiti News

Sean Penn looks dapper in a suit while stopping in the convenience store at a gas station on Monday afternoon (April 28) in Los Angeles. The 53-year-old actor was on his way to the Milken Institute Global Conference, where he talked about his advocacy work for Haiti, which was devastated by an earthquake back in [...]

“Movies Are Not A Growth Business,” Jeffrey Katzenberg Tells Confab

“The business of movies as a tradition business has been challenged on many levels and it’s a not a growth business,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg today at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Beverly Hills. “TV is a growth business. Show More Summary

Len Burman’s Brief for a Health Care VAT

In the cover essay in the current issue of The Milken Institute Review, Len Burman calls for a Value-Added Tax (VAT) to pay for government health care costs. Len, the director of Tax Policy Center (and, thus, my boss), argues that a dedicated—and fully transparent–health care VAT would increase public support for efforts to slow the […]

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