Guest Speaker: Martin Y. Iguchi, PhD
Online Degree Programs in the Health Sciences:
The Nursing@Georgetown Model
Martin Y. Iguchi, PhD
Dean, School of Nursing & Health Studies, Georgetown University
Friday, September 14, 2012
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presentation to general audience in HSW-300
About the Event
Dr. Iguchi will describe Georgetown University’s experience launching a fully online Master of Science in Nursing program in 2011. Hear about the pedagogical and institutional challenges that were overcome with positive results. Learn what modalities are used effectively in an innovative online program that incorporates clinical preceptorships as well as lectures and interactive class time.
Co-sponsored by the UCSF School of Nursing, the Faculty Development Educational Technology Initiative, and Student Academic Affairs.
About the Speaker
Martin Y. Iguchi, Ph.D., serves as the dean of Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies – a position he began in July 2011. Previously, Dr. Iguchi served as chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences within the School of Public Health at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is also an adjunct behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation, where he formerly served as the director of the Drug Policy Research Center.
Dr. Iguchi has a long record of NIH and foundation funded research and scholarship aimed at improving the public’s health. He has conducted extensive research on the intersections of drug addiction, drug policy, the criminal justice system, health disparities, and HIV transmission. He is widely published and has held editorial roles with a number of scholarly journals, including senior editor for Addiction and member of the editorial boards for Drug and Alcohol Dependence and the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. The recipient of a master’s degree and Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Boston University, Iguchi is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a former elected member of its board of professional affairs.