All Posts: COVID-19

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Health Care Management & Policy Major Seeks to Advance Food Equity

Madison Dyer (NHS'22), a health care management & policy major, is president of the student organization Students Advancing Food Equity (SAFE) - an interest that began during a…

March 3, 2021

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Global Health Graduate Course Features COVID-19-Focused Simulation Exercise

Last week, students in Georgetown’s master’s program in global health had the opportunity to act as diplomats during a United Nations Security Council simulation exercise,…

March 2, 2021

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Georgetown Mission and Ministry Offers Ignatian Retreat for Alumni Caregivers

During the past year, many Georgetown alumni have been using their education to help address the COVID-19 pandemic – providing patient care, conducting scientific research,…

February 25, 2021

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Health Care Management & Policy Senior’s Research Focuses on COVID-19

Samantha Schlageter (NHS’21), a senior health care management & policy major, has pursued several academic and extracurricular opportunities at Georgetown, including COVID-19…

December 10, 2020

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Human Science Alumnus Is Emergency Medicine Resident in Chicago

Dr. Derek “Ricky” Altema (NHS’15), who received his bachelor’s degree in human science at Georgetown, graduated in May from Howard University College of Medicine and…

October 8, 2020

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Global Health Seniors Complete Virtual Internships at Well-Known Organizations

This semester, through a course taught by Dr. Myriam Vučković, a group of global health seniors are completing virtual internships at well-known organizations, including the…

October 1, 2020

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Health Systems Administration Alumna Serves as a Leader at NIH Clinical Center

Ila Anita Flannigan (G’09), who received her master’s degree in health systems administration at Georgetown, is now the deputy executive officer of the Clinical Center at the…

August 17, 2020

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Using Zoom, NHS Undergraduates Teach Health Literacy in Alaska Literacy Program

Through a course on health promotion and disease prevention taught by Professor Joan Riley, associate professor of human science, undergraduates Janessa Mendoza (NHS’22) and…

August 3, 2020

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Professor Helps Produce New COVID-19 Legal Database

Dr. Matthew Kavanagh, assistant professor of international health at NHS and director of the Global Health Policy & Politics Initiative at the O'Neill Institute for National and…

July 22, 2020

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Human Science Alumnus Graduates First in Medical School Class

Dr. Nicholas Santaniello (NHS’16), who majored in human science, recently finished medical school at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, where he graduated first in his class.…

July 17, 2020