In 1953, John P. Adams, MD, became chair of the SMHS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and more than 60 years later he watched the installation of Raj Rao, MD, as the inaugural John P. Adams Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery.
For more than 70 years, the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine has been presented by the ACP for contributions in preventative medicine. In 2019, GW's Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, MD ’85, MSPH, joined the list of award winners.
"A Modern Contagion" by Amir Afkhami, MD, Phd, discusses how outbreaks of cholera have influenced the development of modern Iran.
The Physical Therapy Program at SMHS celebrated 20 years at GW during their anniversary celebration in January.