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11.18.08

Public Health and Chronic Disease

By O'Neill Institute

This session of the O’Neill Institute’s Colloquium, “National and Global Health Law” explored the issue of public health and chronic disease. The panelists discussed the underlying causes and associated public health consequences of chronic disease, such as rising health care costs. In the discussion, they also explored prevention, treatment, and regulatory strategies to address the […]

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11.12.08

O’Neill Institute Hosts Forum, “The Role of Science in Advancing Global Health Diplomacy,” in Honor of 40th Anniversary of the Fogarty International Center (FIC) at NIH 

By O'Neill Institute

The Fogarty International Center (FIC) at the National Institutes of Health is celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2008. In honor of this anniversary, the O’Neill Institute partnered with FIC and the Office of Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia to plan a major keystone event entitled “The Role of Science in Advancing Global Health Diplomacy.” This […]

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11.05.08

Legal Solutions in Health Reform

By O'Neill Institute

The American public has increasingly identified health care as a key issue of concern. In order to address the multiple problems relating to the access and affordability of healthcare, President Obama and federal lawmakers across the political spectrum continue to call for major healthcare reform. In any debate on health reform, a predictable set of […]

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09.17.08

National and Global Health Law: O’Neill Institute Inaugural Colloquium

By O'Neill Institute

The goal of the O’Neill Institute’s inaugural colloquium is to engage leading thinkers and students in an enriching dialogue surrounding critical health law issues. National and international scholars, practitioners and policymakers will explore contemporary health law issues with top students interested in health law from schools throughout the University. Colloquium sessions will also be open […]

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09.05.08

Task Force for Ethical Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses

By O'Neill Institute

The O’Neill Institute is partnering with AcademyHealth to assist a group of diverse stakeholders craft a voluntary code of conduct for recruitment of foreign-educated nurses by United States employers. Specifically, Professors Gostin and Monahan have chaired Task Force meetings in which U.S. companies and hospitals that are currently recruiting foreign-educated nurses examine strategies for reducing […]

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06.02.08

Personalized Medicine Forum

By O'Neill Institute

The O’Neill Institute partnered with NHS to convene a scholarly forum on opportunities and challenges of personalized medicine, led by a committee which included Julie Deloia (Assistant Dean, NHS), Kevin Fitzgerald (Faculty, Medical Center) Irene Jillson (Faculty, NHS), and John Monahan (Executive Director, O’Neill Institute). Georgetown Press will publish a book that includes perspectives shared at the conference.

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04.25.08

World Malaria Day

By O'Neill Institute

Partnering with the Mortara Center for International Studies, the O’Neill Institute is helping to organize a series of Georgetown events for the first annual World Malaria Day (April 25, 2008). The interdisciplinary group of faculty heading this collaboration has invited some of the world’s leading malaria scientists and policy makers to attend a one-day symposium […]

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04.23.08

O’Neill Institute, Woodstock Theological Center and Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Present: Health Reform and Three Abrahamic Faiths

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The O’Neill Institute is partnering with the Woodstock Theological Center and Berkley Institute for Religion and World Peace to host a forum at which scholars of the three Abrahamic faiths address how their traditions provide insights on broad issues of health reform, such as coverage and cost-containment. Confirmed speakers include Ed Pellegrino (Christianity), David Saperstein […]

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