All Posts: Racial Justice

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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