Global Social Justice Research Symposium

RSVP to attend the annual Global Social Justice Summer Research Symposium hosted by the Center for Social Justice and featuring summer social justice-based research from undergraduate fellows and recent alumni. Research is presented by the Education & Social Justice Summer Research Fellows, the David F. Andretta Summer Research Fellow, a Raines Fellow, a Fulbright Fellow, and more!

Our lunchtime keynote speaker is Dr. Martha Hall, the Director of Innovation of Health Sciences at the University of Delaware. She is also an Assistant Professor in Health Sciences with affiliations in the Fashion & Apparel Studies Department and the Horn Entrepreneurship program. Trained as a fashion designer and having earned her Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Dr. Hall has applied her design expertise to improving patient health. Whether it be building soft exoskeletons to enhance the mobility of disabled children or creating comfortable and expressive medical devices, Dr. Hall’s research is driven by one goal: to holistically improve patient health outcomes using a patient-centered approach. Dr. Hall's keynote is titled: Designing Empathy: An User-Centered Approach to Improving Patient Health Outcomes.

Dr. Hall's keynote is co-sponsored by GU's Maker Hub and the Disability Studies program of the College.

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 9:00am to 2:00pm

Healey Family Student Center, Social Room
3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057

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Academic Events, Student Events, Community, Social Justice


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Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service, Provost's Office





Dr. Martha Hall

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Andria Wisler

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Caitlin Miller

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