NHS Faculty Earns Funding to Focus on Health Disparities
School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) faculty were among the recipients of three recent funding awards through Georgetown University’s Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities.
Community Engagement: Developing Research Agenda Through Participatory Action Research with Immigrant Youth in D.C.
Collaborators: Elzbieta Gozdziak, research director at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at the School of Foreign Service; Edilma L. Yearwood, associate professor of nursing at NHS; Rosemary Sokas, chair of the Department of Human Science at NHS; and Mary’s Center.
Teaching: Developing a Georgetown University Domestic and Global Health Disparities Course Emphasizing a Case Challenge
Collaborators: Ranit Mishori, assistant professor of family medicine at the School of Medicine; Anne Rosenwald, assistant professor of biology at Georgetown College; John Whitman, adjunct professor in the McDonough School of Business; John Kraemer, assistant professor of health systems administration at NHS and affiliated faculty at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law; Laura Anderko, the Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Chair in Values Based Health Care at NHS; and Jesse Bump, assistant professor of international health at NHS.
Research: Creation of a Multidisciplinary Diabetes Education and Medication Therapy Management Service (DEMTM)
Collaborators: Alex Montero, Jose Delgado, and Adam Walker of Georgetown University Hospital; Jonathan Puhl, adjunct instructor of nursing at NHS; Eileen Moore, assistant dean for community education and advocacy at the School of Medicine; Patricia Cloonan, chair of the Department of Health Systems Administration at NHS; and the Hoya Clinic.
On April 16, Georgetown University President John DeGioia will host a gathering to launch this initiative officially.
By Bill Cessato, posted Feb. 16, 2012