Funded Pilot Projects

The Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities selected three interdisciplinary pilot projects to fund in the core areas of research, teaching and community engagement.

Click the title of each project to learn more.

RESEARCH

Creation of a Multidisciplinary Diabetes Education and Medication Therapy Management Service (DEMTM)

Collaborators:

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown School of Medicine:
    • Alex Montero, MD
    • Jose Delgado, MD
    • Eileen Moore, MD
    • Adam Wolk, MD
  • School of Nursing & Health Studies
    • Patricia Cloonan, PhD
    • Jonathan Puhl, PhD
    • Leslie Hinkson, PhD
    • Brian McCabe, PhD
    • Becky Hsu, PhD
  • Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
    • Leslie Hinkson, PhD
    • Brian McCabe, PhD
    • Becky Hsu, PhD
  • HOYA Clinic in Southeast Washington, DC

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TEACHING

Developing a Georgetown University Domestic and Global Health Disparities Course Emphasizing a Case Challenge

Collaborators:

  • Ranit Mishori, MD, School of Medicine
  • Anne Rosenwald, PhD, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • John Whitman, PhD, School of Business
  • John Kraemer, JD, School of Nursing & Health Studies, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
  • Laura Anderko, RN, PhD and Jesse Bump, MPH, PhD, School of Nursing & Health Studies 

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Developing a Research Agenda through Participatory Action Research with Immigrant Youth in Washington, DC

Collaborators:

  • Elzbieta Gozdziak, PhD, School of Foreign Service
  • Edilma Yearwood, PhD, and Rosemary Sokas, School of Nursing & Health Studies
  • Mary’s Center in Columbia Heights/Adams Morgan, Washington, DC 

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