Andre J. Nahmias, M.D.; Nadja West, M.D.; and Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D.

Two GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) alumni, André J. Nahmias, M.D. ’57, M.P.H., and Lieutenant General Nadja Y. West, M.D. ’88, received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during this year's Alumni Reunion Weekend.

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Induction into the H Street Society, named to commemorate the location of the former GW medical school, is held during alumni weekend and allows members of the class celebrating their 50th reunion to share stories about their time at GW. 

Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism

As a budding neuroscientist, Kevin Pelphrey intended to study how the human brain understands other humans—knowledge for knowledge’s sake, as he described it. And it was mostly so he could play with scanners and analyze “cool-looking” pictures of the brain.

The Value of Visiting Scholars

Area clinicians joined GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) faculty, alumni, and residents to hear Edward “Ted” Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D., present a pair of keynote addresses during the third annual Harry C. Miller Visiting Professorship Symposium and Awards Luncheon, March 19, 2016....