Health Equity Forum- Access to Justice: Promoting the Inclusion of Both Men and Women in Criminal Justice Systems

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Med-Dent Bldg.

Kathleen Coogan is the Senior Gender Advisor for the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and an Adjunct Professor at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.  She served as lead drafter of the INL Guide to Gender in the Criminal Justice System.  Previously she served as legislative counsel to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a litigation attorney at Sidley & Austin in Chicago, and a counselor at a shelter for victims of domestic violence in Phoenix.

David A. Lewis is a U.S. Foreign Service Officer who has served in Bahamas, Barbados, Mexico, and Pakistan.  Currently, as an INL Program Officer, he oversees rule of law programs in East Africa.  In particular, he manages initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that build the capacity of justice sector officials to combat sexual and gender-based violence and provide training to medical, legal, and law enforcement professionals in the preservation of forensic evidence for use as court-admissible evidence.  

Sponsored by:Georgetown Women in MedicineGeorgetown University School of MedicineOffice of Diversity and InclusionGeorgetown University Gender Justice Initiative