All Posts: health equity

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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

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Senior Contributes to City Planning on Food Security Through Internship

Health care management & policy major De’Ara Graves (NHS’21) has worked on food insecurity issues through her policy internship at the District of Columbia’s Food Policy…

March 5, 2021

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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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New Racial Justice Institute Co-Director Combines Psychology and Public Health to Advance Health Equity

Dr. Derek M. Griffith, a distinguished scholar in psychology and public health, will join the university’s new Racial Justice Institute as one of its co-directors on July 1. In…

February 22, 2021

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Health Care Management & Policy Major Hopes to Advance Health Equity, Improve System

Nicole “Nikki” Feenstra (NHS’22) is a pre-med health care management & policy major. In the future, she hopes to advance health equity through a career in medicine. “I…

February 19, 2021

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Human Science Major Chairs GU Student Association’s Accessibility Policy Team

Nesreen Shahrour (NHS’23), a sophomore human science major, is active in the Georgetown University Student Association, chairing the Accessibility Policy Team. Shahrour, who…

November 19, 2020

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Human Science Professor to Serve on NASEM Committee on Respiratory Protection

Dr. Rosemary Sokas, professor of human science at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, has been invited to serve on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and…

November 6, 2020

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Department Chair Offers New Independent Study Course on Racial Equity in Health Care

This semester, Dr. Christopher King, chair of the Department of Health Systems Administration, is offering an independent study focusing on racial equity in health care that he…

October 20, 2020

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Global Health Major Focuses on Improving Health Systems, Advancing Health Equity

Lara Adekunle (NHS’22) is a global health major and a member of Georgetown’s varsity women’s volleyball team. This summer, Adekunle participated in the creation of the…

October 13, 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