Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor and director of the Center for Health Policy Research in the Department of Health Policy at the School of Public Health and Health Services, doesn’t try to quell the political and ideological discord ignited by the passage of health care reform.
Seated with his colleagues at a conference table, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Ph.D., founding director of the new George Washington Institute for Neuroscience (GWIN), intuitively used his hands when describing a stage in brain development.
You won’t find Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., stuck in a rut. The self-proclaimed adventurer has blazed an indomitable and vibrant career path, serving in such positions as pediatrician, epidemiologist, professor, investigator, and government appointee.
Sub-Saharan Africa bears 24 percent of the world’s disease burden, but has just three percent of its health workforce. Training — and retaining — physicians on the continent has been an ongoing challenge.
When Tim Russert, the longtime moderator of Meet the Press, died in the offices of WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., he did not succumb to a “massive heart attack,” as some reports suggested.