|Affiliations||The Center for the Study of International Medical Policies and Practices (CSIMPP) provides a global medical and health policy focus for the School of Public Policy, George Mason University . The Center promotes inter- and trans-disciplinary research and training. CSIMPP focus is on applying the evidence base knowledge to the medical and health policy formulation and practice. The Center has working relationships with many professional organizations including the World Medical Association (WMA) and the Academy of Disaster Medicine. The unique expertise of the CSIMPP faculty contributes to the overall SPP and GMU mission by promoting academic activities in:
Dupont Summit 2013 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
Friday, December 6th
Historic Whittemore House, Dupont Circle
1526 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington DC
Title: Technology and Global Health Policy: Focus Transportation
Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of International Medical Policies and Practices (CSIMPP, SPP, GMU) and World Medical and Health Policy Journal (WMHPJ, PSO)
Co-chairs: Arnauld Nicogossian and Naoru Koizumi
Learning Objective: Address the relationship between transportation policies and global health
Description: All forms of transportation increase globalization through the movement of people and goods. Increasing speed and capacity of transportation systems opened new opportunities for economic development and improved quality of life. But as with all technological advances improvements results in increasing economic disparities, environmental and health impacts. The panel will address the benefits and risks associated with global transportation:
Panel Moderator: Naoru Koizumi, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor. SPP, GMU.
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