All Posts: Health Equity

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Medical Center Deans Discuss Future of Health at GU Black Alumni Summit

Closing the health-disparities gap in Black communities throughout the U.S. requires a commitment to providing an anti-racism curriculum that teaches health equity to future…

October 23, 2022

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Studying Strategies to Achieve Men’s Health Equity

As founder and director of the Center for Men’s Health Equity, Derek Griffith, PhD, also professor of health management and policy at the School of Health, strives to solve a…

July 30, 2022

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In Values Based Lecture, Griffith Discusses Ways to Achieve Health Equity

Derek Griffith, PhD, professor of health systems administration at the School of Nursing & Health Studies and founding co-director of Georgetown’s Racial Justice Institute,…

April 30, 2022

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Visiting Jesuit Chair Engages Ethical Questions in Health Administration, Health Policy

The Rev. Michael Rozier, SJ, assistant professor of health management and policy at Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice, has joined the…

January 11, 2022

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Health Care Management & Policy Senior Leads Academy Health Chapter and Hindu Students Association

Sannidhi Shashikiran (NHS'22), a senior health care management & policy major, says Georgetown has supported her interest in health and social justice. In addition to her, …

December 6, 2021

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Children’s Health Equity Through Community Care

After Georgetown, human science alumna Dr. Staceyann Smith (NHS'09) received her MD and MPH degrees. A pediatrician, Smith practices at the Montefiore Family Care Center, which…

November 17, 2021

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Human Science Professor Serves as Guest Co-Editor of Special Journal Edition on ‘Occupational Safety and Health Interventions’

For the past couple of years, Dr. Rosemary Sokas, professor of human science, has been working as a guest editor of a special edition of the "International Journal of…

October 25, 2021

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School of Nursing & Health Studies Undergraduates Enjoy Capitol Applied Learning Labs Experience

Mariah Sheppard (NHS’23), a nursing major, and Karan Buddala (NHS’23), a health care management & policy major, are among the undergraduates living in downtown Washington,, …

October 5, 2021

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Health Systems Administration Department Helps Create Implicit Bias Education Module for DC Department of Health

A new educational module on implicit bias is being offered by the District of Columbia Department of Health thanks, in part, to the creativity and expertise of the Department of…

September 29, 2021

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Human Science Senior Sees Georgetown Education as Helping Advance Longtime Interest in Health Care

After attending a GAAP admitted student weekend, human science senior Carrington Moore (NHS’22) knew Georgetown was the right place for her. Moore, a resident assistant who is…

September 8, 2021