OBAMA APPOINTS GEORGETOWN PROFESSOR TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES COMMITTEE
December 07, 2016
Tawara D. Goode serves as the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences' Cultural Coordinator for Community Engagement.
December 7, 2016 – President Obama has appointed Tawara D. Goode, assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgetown’s Center for Child and Human Development, to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID).
“I am proud that such experienced and committed individuals have agreed to serve the American people in these important roles,” Obama said in an Oct. 21 announcement about Goode's and other pending appointments. “I look forward to working with them.”
The committee advises the president on policies and initiatives that support the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in all aspects of community life.
Her two-year term on the committee began in November 2016.