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Georgetown University | The Medical Humanities Initiative hosted an interdisciplinary discussion highlighting research on biosecurity analysis and the ethics of using patient data in medical studies.

Medical Humanities Initiative Holds Conversation About New Faculty Research

By Ruth Noll, Science Writer March 1, 2024

The Medical Humanities Initiative, a program that engages social science and the humanities to reconceptualize medicine’s social, cultural and philosophical context, hosted an interdisciplinary discussion...

Center For Neuroengineering Hosts Seminar on Ethics Integration in Neuroscience Research

Center For Neuroengineering Hosts Seminar on Ethics Integration in Neuroscience Research

By Henry Ren February 29, 2024

A philosophy professor from the University of Washington (UW) discussed her efforts to integrate ethics into neurotechnology research. The Feb. 21 seminar in Riggs Library, presented by Georgetown University...

Maloy Lecture: USAID Administrator Talks Promoting Longevity

Maloy Lecture: USAID Administrator Talks Promoting Longevity

By Lily Coulter February 29, 2024

A surgeon and global health administrator delivered the annual Maloy Distinguished Lecture in Global Health, hosted Feb. 20 by the Georgetown University Science, Technology and International Affairs program. The...

In Shiva Ranganathans (SOH 27) second column of The Policy Prognosis, he highlights the role that pharmacy benefit managers have in increasing healthcare costs for individuals.

THE POLICY PROGNOSIS | Prescription Pickpockets: Pharmacy Benefit Managers

By Shiva Ranganathan, Science Columnist February 29, 2024

The case of pharmacy benefit managers’ (PBMs) exploitation is a testament to the faults of the U.S. private insurance system, which leaves footholds for insurers, drug manufacturers and PBMs to profit...

The Seated Nurse | Andrea Dalzell, who is also known as The Seated Nurse, gave a talk on Feb. 21 hosted by Georgetown University’s Disability Cultural Center on her path to becoming the first registered nurse in the state of New York, and her mission to provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

“The Seated Nurse” Discusses Healthcare Career as a Disabled Person

By Devansh Gandhi, Science Writer February 28, 2024

Andrea Dalzell, known across social media as “The Seated Nurse,” spoke to Georgetown University students about how she uses her platform to advocate for better opportunities for disabled people in...

ECO-HEALTH AND EQUITY | D.C. Metro Stations: Pollution Hubs or Paths to a Sustainable Future?

ECO-HEALTH AND EQUITY | D.C. Metro Stations: Pollution Hubs or Paths to a Sustainable Future?

By Naya Karam February 22, 2024

The Washington, D.C. Metro trains are seen by many as a sustainable alternative to driving when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, decreasing the amount of carbon-emitting vehicles on the road. According...

GUMC Hosts Talk on Brain Circuitry for Application to Parkinson’s Disease

GUMC Hosts Talk on Brain Circuitry for Application to Parkinson’s Disease

By Sahana Arumani February 21, 2024

A Georgetown University neuroscience professor discussed her research on motor pathways at the Georgetown University Medical Center on Feb. 20.  The department of biochemistry hosted the talk on neuroscience...

@VogueBusiness | Danielle Nkojo, the sustainability lead for circularity at Ralph Lauren, gave a talk on her career and the brand’s strategies to improve environmental impact as part of Georgetown’s Business of Sustainability Speaker Series Feb. 15.

Ralph Lauren Circularity Lead Discusses Company Sustainability Strategy, Career Path

By Caleigh Keating and Dhanya Chasmawala February 21, 2024

The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business (MSB) hosted a sustainability expert from Ralph Lauren to discuss the brand’s circular fashion strategy and her sustainability-driven career path...

@Artechouse/X | Artechouse DCs Beyond The Light exhibit effectively leverages both technological advancements and accessible designs, allowing visitors to view images of the cosmos billions of light years away.

SPOTLIGHT: Artechouse Collaboration With NASA Showcases James Webb Telescope Images

By Allie Stevens, Deputy Science Editor February 21, 2024

“Beyond the Light,” an exhibit at Artechouse, an innovative art museum located close to L’Enfant Plaza, immerses visitors in projections of images from billions of light years away.  The exhibit...

FROM FIELD TO FUTURE | Wastewater Treatment and the Path to Water Security

FROM FIELD TO FUTURE | Wastewater Treatment and the Path to Water Security

By Shivali Vora February 16, 2024

It is an unfortunate reality that the nations contributing the most to climate change are not the nations feeling its effects most intensely. The unprecedented population growth of the Anthropocene, the...

School of Health Inaugurates New Mental Health and Well-Being Initiative

School of Health Inaugurates New Mental Health and Well-Being Initiative

By Lucia Lavallee February 15, 2024

A new initiative, which plans to unite Georgetown University students, faculty and the local community around mental health research, held its inaugural event on Feb. 8.  The Global Mental Health and...

GUMC Study Finds New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer in Mice, Moves to Clinical Trial

GUMC Study Finds New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer in Mice, Moves to Clinical Trial

By Taylor Young February 14, 2024

Georgetown University researchers have begun a clinical trial for a new pancreatic cancer treatment that they found successful in mice, Georgetown University Medical Center announced Feb. 2. Dr. Louis...

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