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May 13, 2019 - 11:32am

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72. 

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April 3, 2019 - 4:12pm

Congratulations to Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, on being recognized by the National Minority Quality Forum for his advocacy and research.

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March 25, 2019 - 10:17am

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.

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March 18, 2019 - 10:12am

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,...

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February 5, 2019 - 1:06pm

"A Modern Contagion" by Amir Afkhami, MD, Phd, discusses how outbreaks of cholera have influenced the development of modern Iran.

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PT Anniversary Celebration
January 31, 2019 - 1:39pm

The Physical Therapy Program at SMHS celebrated 20 years at GW during their anniversary celebration in January.

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for Health Affairs and Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
January 30, 2019 - 10:46am

George Washington University (GW) Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, announced Jan. 17, that he will step down from his roles as vice president and...

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December 6, 2018 - 3:49pm

When Gordon S. Moshman, MD ’78, was accepted to medical school, he thought he might want to be a surgeon. The high costs of a medical education, however, left him looking for alternatives. That change in direction led Moshman to a Public Health...

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November 29, 2018 - 1:55pm

From the minute she started as an MD student at the George Washington University (GW), Cara Muñoz-Buchanan knew she wanted to help create an elective in criminal justice health. Just a few months ago that dream became a reality – in part thanks...

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November 5, 2018 - 9:03pm

Joshua D’Angelo, DPT ’13, was among this year’s nine GW alumni honored with a 2018 Alumni Achievement Award for career accomplishments and service to the university. 

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