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Dr. Leah Brooks, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs, centers her research on the formation of urban spaces, the continuation of urban development, the health of urban communities, and how governmental change affects urban areas. Areas of Dr. Brooks' expertise include, but are not limited to public and urban economics and political economy. A community engaged scholar recently interviewed Dr. Brooks to learn more about her work.  ...continue reading "Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Leah Brooks"

There are “countless ways people associate with University and interact with this community. It is essential to have an obligation and to be good citizens in the surrounding community.”  ...continue reading "Faculty Spotlight: Professor Steven Roberts"

The Perfect Opportunity for K-16     Educators and School Teams

 2020 Summer EAST and Summer WEST Institutes 

...continue reading "Opportunity to connect Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability to Your Curriculum"

Dr. Jameta Nicole Barlow, Community Health Psychologist, Assistant Professor of Writing, and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, integrates transdisciplinary collaboration with intersectional frameworks to address current social, cultural, and health injustices. Dr. Barlow’s “most recent work, the Saving Our Sisters Project, is focused on Black women's mental health and well-being, employing writing and the personal narrative” (Barlow). Click here to visit Dr. Barlow’s website.   ...continue reading "Community Engaged Faculty, Dr. Jameta Nicole Barlow"

GW Research Showcase: 
A University-wide Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creativity 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 

FINAL Call for Abstracts  ...continue reading "GW Research Showcase, Final Call for Abstracts"

Dr. James Peterson, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, advances analysis that integrates public health research and local communities. Dr. Peterson previously served as the Community Research Coordinator for District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research (DC CFAR) and currently serves as the Community Activities Coordinator for the DC Cohort Project, a city-wide HIV clinical research effort among 15 HIV care sites in the District of Columbia. For more information about DC CFAR, please click here. For more information about the DC Cohort Project, please click here.  ...continue reading "Community Engaged Faculty, Dr. James Peterson"

Dr. Greg Squires, a Professor of Sociology and of Public Policy and Public Administration, centers his current research on housing discrimination, the continuing consequences of the foreclosure crisis, applied and community-based research, and gentrification and uneven metropolitan development. To view Dr. Squires' work, please click here. ...continue reading "Community Engaged Faculty, Dr. Greg Squires"

Dr. Tara Scully, Director of the Sustainability Minor and Assistant Professor of Biology, continues to inspire non-science and science majors with her introductory biology and sustainability courses. ...continue reading "Community Engaged Faculty, Dr. Tara Scully"

Please see this announcement from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

2020 Call for Applications. The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Scholars should be committed to working toward eliminating health disparities by achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing.

The program provides scholars with:

  • development of research, academic, and leadership skills;
  • ongoing mentoring by a distinguished national advisory committee;
  • a grounding in the social determinants of health, health equity, and the elements of a Culture of Health.

In this grant cycle, RWJF will fund up to 10 four-year awards of up to $420,000 each. Scholars will receive an annual stipend of up to $75,000 each, complemented by a $30,000 annual grant to support research activities.

The AIM Health Institute, the GW Office of Integrative Medicine and Health, and LabX of the National Academy of Sciences present a Healing Education Arts and Advocacy Round Table.

These roundtables are a discussion at the intersection of medicine, the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. The topic will be: the effects of cannabis on society.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
GW Hospital

Tickets are free:


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