The Health & the Public Interest Seminar Series

The final installment of our Fall Seminar Series is onNovember 29th, 2023!

For the next installment of our Fall Seminar Series, Shawneequa Callier, J.D. will be leading the seminar titled “Justice and Equity Considerations in Precision Medicine and Public Health Research“. Professor Callier is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For over a decade, she has also served as a Special Volunteer at the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health at the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH. Since 2014, Professor Callier has served on the GW Hospital Ethics Committee. Her scholarship and research have focused on precision medicine research and health disparities, data science ethics and equity, diversity and inclusion in genomic research, genomic incidental findings, the use of race in medicine and pharmacogenomics research, and genetic ancestry testing.

Upcoming Seminars in Fall 2023

November 29th: Shawneequa Callier, JD: Justice and Equity Considerations in Precision Medicine and Public Health

About Seminar Series

The Master of Science in the Health and the Public Interest Seminar Series is a forum in which Georgetown students, faculty, and the general public engage with key leaders in healthcare research, policy, and advocacy. This series is free.

The talk is also open to prospective students, the Georgetown community, and interested members of the general public. The 90-minute-long virtual lectures are held on Wednesdays from 12pm to 1:15pm EST. Speakers usually present for 30 minutes to an hour and then answer questions for half an hour. Questions are usually not limited to the topic discussed.

Past Seminar Speakers

Loretta Ross
Tony Scially
Gary Schwitzer

Past speakers include Lucille Adams-Campbell PhD, Gary Schwitzer from Health News Review, Sara Rosenbaum JD, and Joel Teitelbaum JD from George Washington University, Peter Lurie of Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Cindy Pearson from National Women’s Health Network. 

Please visit our Youtube channel for recorded past seminars and checkout our speakers from previous semesters below.