All Posts: health equity

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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

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International Health Professor to Serve as UNAIDS Special Advisor to Executive Director

Dr. Matthew Kavanagh, assistant professor of international health, has been named special advisor to the executive director for policy, advocacy, and knowledge at the Joint…

September 1, 2021

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CURA Pre-Orientation Program Engages New Georgetown Undergrads with Health, Justice, and Service

For several years, the School of Nursing & Health Studies has administered CURA: A Healthcare Pre-Orientation Program, which engages incoming first-year Georgetown students with…

August 18, 2021

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Global Health Sophomore Seeks to Improve Women’s Health in Rural India

Global health major Shreya Arora (NHS’24) founded and leads a group seeking to improve health for women in rural India. She says the major is "the perfect fit for me" and…

July 26, 2021

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Health Care Management & Policy Major Focuses on Intersection of Health and Advocacy

During her first year as a Georgetown student, Melody Emenyonu (NHS’24) worked to immerse herself in a sense of community virtually given the COVID-19 pandemic. “Georgetown…

July 19, 2021

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Global Health Major Leads Community-Based Nonprofit Focused on Inclusivity, Kindness, and Service

Shreyaa Venkat (NHS’24) said she is “absolutely loving the global health major” and enjoying the tight-knit NHS community. Active in campus organizations, the sophomore…

July 12, 2021

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Human Science Graduates Plan to Advance Health Equity Through Medical Education

Later this summer, Georgetown graduates Jonathan Picos (NHS’19), Jowan Watson (NHS’19), and Yasmin Zuch (NHS’20) will begin medical school at UC-Irvine, Harvard, and UC-San…

July 6, 2021

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Health Systems Administration Department and AARP DC Collaboration Results in New Study of Disparities

A new study – published by AARP District of Columbia in collaboration with the Department of Health Systems Administration at the School of Nursing & Health Studies – offers…

June 11, 2021

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Human Science Professor Develops New Course on Social Determinants of COVID-19

This semester, Dr. Debbie Barrington, assistant professor of human science, is teaching a new course she developed on the social determinants of COVID-19. As a social…

March 24, 2021