The Center for the Study of International Medical Policies and Practices (CSIMPP) provides a global medical and health policy focus for the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at 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:
- Evidence-based application to medical policy formulation;
- Geographical Information System (GIS), social networks and epidemiology;
- Modeling medical and health policy processes;
- Priority setting and ethical considerations in allocating scarce medical resources;
- Emerging and reemerging infections, including antimicrobial drug resistance;
- Disaster preparedness and recovery, with emphasis on disparities;
- Medical standards and policies in support of operations in extreme environments;
- Health and medical community network analysis;
- Modeling spatio-temporal behavior and interaction.
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Forum on Health, Homelessness and Poverty
World Medical & Health Policy
November 5, 2015
George Mason University
An academic conference bringing together policy researchers, policymakers, and practitioners working in the community to reduce the effects of homelessness and poverty on health, and to study the relationships among health, homelessness and poverty in an effort to improve policy design and outcomes.
Keynote Address by Michael Gusmano of the Hastings Center
Organized in cooperation with the Policy Studies Organization, the World Medical & Health Policy journal, the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University, the Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, and Policy at George Mason University, the Metropolitan Policy Center of the School of Public Affairs at American University, and the American Public University System.
Call for Papers
Call for Chapters
Ongoing Issue in Georgian Policy and Public Administration
The Editorial Board for the Volume will include Professors Paul Posner, Priscilla Regan and Eric Mcglinchey.
Call for Papers: Forum on Health, Homelessness and Poverty
World Medical & Health Policy
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 4, 2015
Please send abstracts of 250 words to Bonnie Stabile, Deputy Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by September 15th. Presentations will take place at the Forum on November 5th.
Papers must be uploaded to ScholarOne at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/wmh by November 20th for peer review and possible inclusion in an upcoming article series.
International Society of Microbial Resistance
Policy Studies Organization (PSO)
World Medical Association
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