A GW Health Policy and Management team led by the department’s vice chair, Associate Professor Jane Hyatt Thorpe, and including faculty and staff members Lara Cartwright-Smith, Elizabeth Gray, and Marie Mongeon co-authored a new Medical Legal Partnership issue brief, “Information Sharing
Susan Wood Receives Barbara Seamen Award for Activism in Women’s Health
Associate Professor and Director of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health Susan Wood was honored with the Barbara Seamen Award for Activism in Women’s Health by the the National Women’s Health Network. The celebration took place on June 12 from 6-8 pm at the Whittemore House (1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036).
Melissa Goldstein Participates in GWSPH Business of Public Health Seminar Series
Teaching Associate Professor Melissa Goldstein participated in the panel on “Predictive Analytics in Healthcare: How Will It Change Patient Care, Provider Payment, and Public Health?” as part of the GWSPH Business of Public Health Seminar Series on April 26. Goldstein discussed ethics and privacy issues in the increased use of predictive analytics in healthcare for patients, physicians, provider organizations, payers, and public health.
Ruth Lopert Speaks at World Bank Roundtable
Adjunct Professor Ruth Lopert participated in a World Bank roundtable entitled “Killing them softly: How wasteful spending, is harming patients and health budgets, and the need for new policy,” on May 9.
Ruth Lopert Speaks at Algerian Ministry of Health Roundtable
Adjunct Professor Ruth Lopert participated in a roundtable on “Regulation & Control of Biologics & Biosimilars” in Algiers. The event was convened by the Algerian Ministry of Health, on April 24.