Events Archive

This is a listing of past events related to health disparities at Georgetown University. For current events, please click here

March 2015

AAHC Webinar - MARCH 18

March 2015 March 18, at 2:00pm ET, the AAHC will be hosting a free online event (webinar) entitled SDOH Forward: Collaborating to Overcome Barriers and Create Solutions. The event will coincide with the release of the report, Academic Health Centers and the Social Determinants of Health: Challenges & Barriers, Responses & Solutions, online on March 18. Register and find more information here: https://bit.ly/SDOHForward

Speakers include: Dr. Paul Roth, University of New Mexico; Dr. Denise Koo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Alejandra Gepp, National Council of La Raza; Elizabeth Tobin Tyler, Brown University

NHS Values Based Lecture featuring Desiree Hellegers (C'83) - MARCH 26

Thursday, March 26th
5:00 p.m.
Leavey Center, Salons ABS

DECEMBER 2014

RWJF Scholars Forum: Disparities, Resilience, and Building a Culture of Health - DECEMBER 5

The event's panel discussion will focus on promising models to reduce disparities and help build a Culture of Health. For more information and to register for the forum, click here. 

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
December 5, 2014
9:30am-12:00pm 
Washington, DC

NOVEMBER 2014

Community-wide Breakfast for the Georgetown Health Disparities Initiative - NOVEMBER 3

Join the University-wide Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities for the Fall 2014 community-wide breakfast. We will be discussing collaboration, teaching, and mentoring among faculty, and highlighting outstanding student research projects conducted through the SOAR program, sponsored by the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities in the Nation’s Capital (CEHD). For more information on the SOAR program, please click here.

Monday, November 3, 2014

9:00 a.m. E.T

Riggs Library, Healy Hall

GUMC Convocation Morning Colloquium: New and Emerging Perspectives on Mental Health - NOVEMBER 5

Featuring: Mayada Akil, M.D., James Giordano, PhD, Edilma Yearwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Helen Mayberg, MD, the Cura Personalis Honoree and moderated by Howard Federoff, MD, PhD.

November 5, 2014
10:00am-11:30am
Research Building Auditorium

The Eighth Annual Conference on Health Disparities: Reducing Health Disparities Through Sustaining and Strengthening Healthy Communities - NOVEMBER 5-8

November 5-8, 2014
The Westin Long Beach, California
Please see the conference website for more information.

Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers - NOVEMBER 19

Sponsored by the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs, this workshop will discuss mentoring strategies, identify mentee needs, evaluate progress and develop a mentoring philosophy. More information is available here. 

November 19, 2014
9:00am-11:30am
St. Mary's Hall, Room 414 

Sarah Stewart Lecture Series: Why Sex Matters - NOVEMBER 20

Sponsored by the School of Medicine, this event features Kathryn Sandberg, PhD, director of GUMC's Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease. More information is available here. This is a listing of past events related to health disparities at Georgetown University. For current events, please click here. 

November 20, 2014
12:00pm
Pre-clinical Science Building, GA 2/4 

OCTOBER 2014

SARAH STEWART LECTURE SERIES - OCTOBER 30

Presenting: Wolfgang Rennert, M.D., DMSc., DTM+H, FAAP, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University

"Urbanization & Health"

Thursday, October 30, 2014

12:00 p.m. E.T

SEVENTH ANNUAL GIFT OF LIFE BREAKFAST BENEFIT FOR GEORGETOWN LOMBARDI CAPITAL BREAST CARE CENTER - OCTOBER 10

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Hall

Please contact Dorothy Abernathy at dja57[at]georgetown.edu for more information.

October 10, 2014

SEPTEMBER 2014

GEORGETOWN NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES MCAULEY LECTURE - SEPTEMBER 22

Featuring Christine Candio, MPA, RN FACHE

"The Health Care Landscape: Change is Upon Us - Are You Ready?"

Monday, September 22, 2014

4:30 p.m. ET

Copley Formal Lounge

Georgetown University

Candio is CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital, a senior vice president for the Inova Health System, and chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Details about the McAuley Lecture Series are available here

JULY 2014

GU O'NEILL INSTITUTE SUMMER PROGRAM ON US HEALTH REFORM - THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, FROM JULY 21-25, 2014

Directors: Timothy Westmoreland (Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University, O’Neill Institute Senior Scholar); Sabrina Corlette (Senior Research Fellow, Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University); Kevin Lucia (Senior Research Fellow, Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University)

Planned Topics:

  • Federal Money: Policymaking and Budget Rules
  • Access to Coverage: An Overview of Public and Private Insurance in the US
  • Implementing the Affordable Care Act and Other Federal Regulatory Changes 
  • The Evolving Nature of Medicaid
  • Comparative Analyses of State Insurance Exchanges
  • Potential and Upcoming Legal Challenges to the Affordable Care Act

The Summer Programs are open to all, including relevant practitioners, policymakers, regulators, academics, and students.

Additional details for the summer programs, including schedule, speakers, online application, and program fees may be found at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/summerprogram.   

Questions may be directed to oneillsummer@law.georgetown.edu

GU O'NEILL INSTITUTE SUMMER PROGRAM ON EMERGING ISSUES IN FOOD AND DRUG LAW, FROM JULY 14-18, 2014

Director: Sam Halabi (Associate Professor of Law, University of Tulsa; O’Neill Institute Scholar)

Planned Topics:

  • US Food and Drug Administration Decision-Making
  • Changing Nature of Food and Drug Supply Chains
  • Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Comparative Approaches of US and EU Drug Regulatory Authorities
  • Regulatory Harmonization
  • Substandard and Counterfeit Medicines

The Summer Programs are open to all, including relevant practitioners, policymakers, regulators, academics, and students.

Additional details for the summer programs, including schedule, speakers, online application, and program fees may be found at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/summerprogram

Questions may be directed to oneillsummer@law.georgetown.edu. 

MAY 2014

CORE MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH SEMINAR ON "ATTENUATING MENTAL HEALTH DISPARITIES THROUGH COMMUNITY- PARTNERED RESEARCH" ON MAY 22

The seminar will take place on Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 3:00pm-4:30pm at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (CCHD), Conference Room 3301. CCHD is located at 3300 Whitehaven St, NW Suite 3300, Washington DC, 20007. 

Speakers:

  • Stacey Kaltman, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Assistant Director of the Center for Trauma and the Community;
  • Bonnie Green, PhD, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry; Vice Chair for Research, Georgetown University Medical School;
  • Maria-Rosa Watson, DDS, MS, DrPH, research director at the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County, Inc; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow.

RSVP Requested: Space is limited. Please email Lan T. Le at ltl5@georgetown.edu to register.

MARCH 2014

O’NEILL INSTITUTE SPRING CONVERSATION SERIES IMPLEMENTING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: STATE OF THE STATES ON MARCH 6

Thursday, March 6, 2014
1:30 – 2:30 PM

Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall, Room 205
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Map of Law Center

Speakers:

  • Sabrina Corlette, Senior Research Fellow, Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University 
  • Katie Keith, Director of Research, Trimpa Group 
  • Kevin Lucia, Senior Research Fellow, Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University
  • Tim Westmoreland, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law, O'Neill Institute Senior Scholar 

FEBRUARY 2014

2014 MCAULEY LECTURE ON FEBRUARY 28

The School of Nursing & Health Studies is pleased to announce the 2014 McAuley Lecture, featuring distinguished keynote speaker Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN, DHL (Hon.), DSc (Hon.).  She will speak on, "Nursing Innovations and Health Care Reform."

Mason is the current president of the American Academy of Nursing.  Mason is also the Rudin Professor of Nursing and co-founder and co-director of the Center for Health, Media, and Policy at Hunter College at the City University of New York.

The event will take place on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., in the ICC Auditorium

CORE MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH SEMINAR ON "THE COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE IN RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS" ON FEBRUARY 27

The seminar will take place on Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 3:30pm-5:00pm at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Conference Room 3301. CCHD is located at 3300 Whitehaven St, NW Suite 3300, Washington DC, 20007. 

Speakers:

  • Vanessa Sheppard, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology at Georgetown University, Cancer Prevention and Control, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Maria De Jesus, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of International Service at American University
  • Florencia Gonzalez, MPH, Community Networks Manager at Howard University.
  • Margaret Darling, Research and Evaluation Manager at Nueva Vida, a support network for Latin@s with cancer and their families.

RSVP Requested: Space is limited. Please email Lan T. Le at ltl5@georgetown.edu to register.