On Earth Day 2010, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, Perkins+Will, and Herman Miller will co-host an all-day conference on improving the health of hospital patients and employees through environmentally friendly operations and evidence-based health systems design.
• Carolyn Clancy, M.D., director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will deliver a morning keynote address at 9 a.m. on, “State of the Science.”
• Gary Cohen, executive director of Health Care Without Harm, will deliver an afternoon keynote address as 1:30 p.m. on, “Environmentally Sustainable Operations.”
To view the full agenda and list of speakers, visit: http://nhs.georgetown.edu/news/2010/04evidencebased_forum.pdf
April 22, 2010; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Third Floor, Healy Hall
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057
Attendance is by invitation only.
Media interested in attending must contact Bill Cessato at email@example.com.
About the School of Nursing & Health Studies
Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies—a part of Georgetown University Medical Center—translates science into outcomes that benefit the public’s health. NHS lives its mission “to improve the health and well being of all people” through innovative educational and research programs. The school houses a multi-million dollar research portfolio and includes the Departments of Health Systems Administration, Human Science, International Health, and Nursing, as well as the Center on Health and Education and—in partnership with Georgetown University Law Center—the Linda and Timothy O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.
About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through our partnership with MedStar Health). Our mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis—or “care of the whole person.” The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked, the world-renowned Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO), home to 60 percent of the university’s sponsored research funding.