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PhD Programs

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers outstanding opportunities for graduate biomedical research, education, and training. Work with some of the nations top researchers, join a community of scholars, and make contributions to understanding the basis of health and disease. 

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Research News

From left: Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for Operation Warp Speed; GW SMHS Dean Barbara L. Bass, MD; and GW COVID-19 vaccine trial PI DavidDiemert, MD.

Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for the COVID-19 vaccine development initiative Operation Warp Speed, visited GW on Oct. 21 to raise awareness for the national vaccine development efforts, encourage greater participation in the clinical trials and recognize GW for exceeding its enrollment goals for its vaccine trial.


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Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) wa

Photo, Kate Blackmore, PhD ’21

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21, received a 2021 Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding work in the selected fields of engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences for her work on metabolic syndrome.