Undergraduate Among Those Working on D.C. Health Disparities Report
November 15, 2016
Stefanie Kurgatt (NHS’17) was among a team of NHS faculty and students who developed the recent report on "The Health of the African American Community in the District of Columbia: Disparities and Recommendations."
Professor Studies Human Resilience to Past Climate Changes
October 28, 2016
Georgetown professor Dagomar Degroot, author of a new book about how the Dutch dealt with extreme 17th-century climate changes, reflects on the lessons the past has for today’s global warming crisis.
National Academy of Medicine Elects Georgetown Doctor
October 21, 2016
Dr. Andrew William Bazemore, an assistant professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, has been elected as a lifetime member of the National Academy of Medicine.
Alumna Co-Authors Groundbreaking Police Face Recognition Report
October 19, 2016
Clare Garvie (L'15) co-authors a groundbreaking report issued by Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology that examines the impact of unregulated police face recognition databases in America.
Senior Deepens Research Experience at World Health Organization
October 5, 2016
Senior international health major Ogechi Nwodim (NHS’17) uses her clinical and public health knowledge to conduct research at the World Health Organization office in the Philippines this fall.
Nobel Prize-Winning Science is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research
October 3, 2016
Nobel Prize-winning science is key to research led by Georgetown's Dr. Charbel Moussa as he and his colleagues examine ways to develop therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Resveratrol Appears to Restore Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity in Alzheimer’s Patients
September 29, 2016
Georgetown Medical Center researchers find that Resveratrol, when given to Alzheimer’s patients, appears to restore the integrity of the blood-brain barrier – reducing the neuronal inflammation that can slow cognitive decline.
International Health Senior Conducts Research in Ghana
September 28, 2016
International health major Jack Sardinia (NHS’17) spends the fall semester researching the impact of socioeconomic factors and technology on health as he works in a research clinic in rural Ghana.
Physics Professor Joins Research Team for Major 3D Printing Project
September 26, 2016
Physics professor Peter Olmsted and a team of researchers led by Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology receive $1.6 million to fund a major research project to study the properties of polymers used in 3D printing.
Georgetown's Disability Studies Cluster Spans Disciplines
September 20, 2016
The Georgetown University Disabilities Studies Course Cluster critically analyzes the concept of disability across different cultures, time periods and academic disciplines.