Invites you to join us for our

 May workshop discussion

Saturday, May 19th at 12:00 noon

3920 Alton Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

Free parking is in the rear of the church (enter through the side street)

Nearest metro is Tenleytown Metro

Topic of the month:  Education

Facilitated by Professor Karen McDonnell

Q&A will follow Professor McDonnell’s presentation

KAREN MCDONNELL, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health

About the Facilitator

Karen A. McDonnell is an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.  Dr. McDonnell is a public health program evaluation and implementation specialist with over 15 years’ experience working with community groups, public health agencies, and health care systems both locally and globally. Dr. McDonnell’s expertise lies in using mixed methods to look at complex public health issues and programs. Her most recent work is leading a team to evaluate gender based violence in immigrant communities, development and testing of a community-centered FGM/C prevention project, evaluating the National Domestic Violence Hotline/love is respect Helpline, taking a public health approach to gender based violence and HIV, and evaluating multi-systems changes in the Clinical Translational Science Institute with Children’s National and GWU. Dr. McDonnell has conducted trainings in public health policy, gender equity, and women’s leadership and teaches coursework in Program Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health, and works with undergraduate and graduate students, medical residents, and community groups to further the exploration of methods to meet our current complex public health challenges.  Dr. McDonnell is the recipient of the 2009 ASPH Early Career in Public Health Teaching Award, ASPH Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and the 2011 Milken Institute SPH Excellence in Teaching Award.  We look forward to seeing you on Saturday the 19th when Dr. McDonnell shares her knowledge with us.

Directions:  From 495 (Beltway) take River Road/MD-190 (exit 39B).  Turn right on Wisconsin Avenue, NW; turn left on Tenley Circle, NW; stay straight on Nebraska Avenue, NW; take first right on Alton Place, NW, then first right in alleyway to park in the back of the church.  3920 Alton Place, NW is Wisconsin Avenue Baptist.