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Rio 2016: GW Experts on Olympic Games, Brazilian Politics, Zika and More

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Newswise — The 2016 Summer Olympics are Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. Professors during a George Washington University are experts on all facets of a Olympic Games, including a hurdles of large-scale sporting events and a health concerns associated to a Zika widespread in Brazil.

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The Olympic Games

Lisa Delpy Neirotti, associate highbrow of competition management, is an consultant on large-scale sporting events, including a Olympic Games, Super Bowl and World Cup. She can plead a economics of a Olympics, including internal tourism, track financial and merchandising. She will lead a tyro outing to a Olympic Games in Rio to investigate how a games are managed and how sponsors precedence large-scale sporting events.

Scott J. White, associate highbrow of cyber security, is a executive of cybersecurity bachelor’s grade execution module during GW. Dr. White has taught courses on Olympic confidence and consulted with media for a London games. He can plead all aspects of Olympic security.

Brazil

Cynthia McClintock, highbrow of domestic scholarship and general affairs, is an consultant on Latin American politics and U.S. process toward a region. She can criticism on a domestic domestic conditions in Brazil and a United States’ attribute with a horde nation.

Mark Langevin, executive of a Brazil Initiative during GW, is an consultant on a Brazilian government. He can plead a agriculture, appetite and environmental policymaking in Brazil as good as a domestic environment, story and family with a U.S.

Salah Hassan, highbrow of marketing, is an consultant on general branding. He specializes in nation branding, generally for countries with disastrous open images. He can plead a hurdles Brazil faces as it becomes a focal indicate of a world’s courtesy this summer.

Sports Injuries

Raj Rao is a highbrow of orthopedic medicine and neurosurgery during a GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He can plead and investigate a accumulation of injuries confronting Olympic athletes.

Mary J. Barron, partner highbrow of practice and nourishment sciences, can speak about what trainers, coaches and relatives should do if an contestant suffers a conduct injury; how and when an contestant should lapse to a personification margin after an injury; and a significance of a post-injury devise for gradually returning an contestant to play.

Zika and Infectious Diseases

Several of GW’s schools embody spreading illness experts. Click here for a inventory of some-more than 20 who are accessible to criticism on Zika.

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