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"Has the Obama Administration Gone Far Enough? A Food Policy Reform Update" Featuring Former USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan Oct. 22‚Äč

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will present "Has the Obama Administration Gone Far Enough? A Food Policy Reform Update" featuring Former USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan on Oct. 22. LBJ School Professors Erin Lentz and Raj Patel will also speak on a panel with Merrigan and lead a Q&A with the audience. The event will take place in SRH 3.122 at 12:15 PM. Lunch will be provided. Reservation is not required to attend this event.


EMT interiorLBJ School Researchers Reimagining Emergency Health Care

Professor Todd Olmstead is directing a policy research project with students aimed at rethinking the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care.According to Olmstead, ambulance transportation and emergency department visits are expensive and may not be the most cost-effective ways to seek treatment. Olmstead wants his students to become familiar with EMS culture through standard practices such as assigned readings, but also interactive experiences including ambulance ride-alongs, guest speakers, and listening to 911 calls. Throughout the year, the students taking the PRP will brainstorm alternate points of contact and protocols for improving patient-centered, out-of-hospital care.



Why LBJ? video seriesWhy LBJ? Watch this New Alumni Video Series

In this video playlist, hear from 8 LBJ School graduates as they highlight the reasons they chose the LBJ School of Public Affairs and careers in public service.