August 10, 2016

Georgetown University Appoints Two Ombuds

Georgetown has named Jo Ann Moran Cruz as Faculty Ombuds Officer and Stacey Kaltman as Ombudsperson for the School of Medicine. Cruz works with about 2,200 academic staff and was appointed earlier this month. Kaltman works with all members of the medical school (about 4,000 stakeholders) and was appointed in February this year. Georgetown's medical school Ombuds program was re-established this year pursuant to a charter that was included in the Student Handbook.

Cruz is an Associate Professor of History and former department chair. Her primary scholarly work has been in the field of late medieval education and literacy. She graduated from Radcliffe College and earned an MA and PhD from Brandeis University. Kaltman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Director of the Georgetown Center for Trauma and the Community. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her PhD at the Catholic University of America. (Georgetown Cruz Bio; Kaltman Bio; SOM Student Handbook.)

Related post: Georgetown Medical School Ombuds Practices Mind-Body Medicine.

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