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GULC Professors Urge Action on Zika

The World Health Organization convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Zika virus Feb. 1, a week after Georgetown University Law Center professors criticized the organization for responding too slowly to the virus’ spread. Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Director Lawrence Gostin and O’Neill[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Professors Criticize Congress

Two Georgetown University professors published a commentary on Jan. 18 criticizing a section of Congress’ recent spending bill that outlines mammography screening recommendations for women. Under the Affordable Care Act, private insurers are required to follow the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, which is comprised of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUMC, GULC Study Oral Health With Grant

Associate Dean of Community Health and Outreach at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell received a $1.2 million grant from the George E. Richmond Foundation in January to conduct research on oral health disparities in Washington, D.C. The George E. Richmond Foundation is a Chicago-based nonprofit that[Read More…]

by February 4, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Adjunct professor Ron Klain, pictured in Gaston Hall in November 2013, ended his term as “Ebola czar” on Feb. 13. He will return to Georgetown.

After 130 Days, Klain Ends Ebola Czar Term

Adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) concluded his 130-day appointment as the White House’s Ebola response coordinator Feb. 13, having directed the United States’ reaction to the outbreak both domestically and internationally. Klain, who was appointed by President Barack Obama as a special government employee on Oct. 17, midway through[Read More…]

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