Every Researcher can be an Advocate - Advancing Health Equity Through Policy and Advocacy

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 1:15am to 2:30am
Event Details: 

Every Researcher can be an Advocate: 

Advancing Health Equity Through Policy and Advocacy

Dr. Leandra Godoy
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Shilpa Patel
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. Yolandra Hancock
Adjunct Professor
GW Milken Institute
School of Public Health

Dr. Kavita Parikh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist


Investigators, research staff, and graduate students who attend will:

  1. Describe the levels of advocacy in the healthcare setting — individual, system, community, and legislative.
  2. Discuss steps for developing an advocacy plan to translate research into action.
  3. Explore examples of research on mental health, gun violence prevention, and nutrition and obesity impacting policy and advocacy in the Washington, DC community and beyond.


Commentary and reflection provided by:

Dr. Stephen Thomas
Professor, Health Services Administration
Director, Maryland Center for Health Equality
University of Maryland

Tonya Vidal Kinlow
Vice President, Community Engagement,
Advocacy, and Government Affairs
Children’s National Medical Center


Lunch provided when registered by April 1.

WebEx available for off-site attendance.


Visit www.ctsicn.org/events to learn more.

Contact ctsicn@childrensnational.org with questions.


Upcoming seminars:

A Moving Conversation:
Research to Address Community Health Needs

Community Engagement in Clinical & Translational Research

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