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Illustration of head with squiggly lines around it
December 4, 2019 - 12:03pm

Each year, close to 3 million Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related emergencies arrive at hospitals and ambulatory care centers across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control. While many of those are relatively minor, stemming...

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Man standing outside in purple button down top
December 4, 2019 - 11:48am

Robert W. Turner II has a doctorate in sociology from the City University of New York, but his most significant degree was earned at the School of Hard Knocks — more familiarly known as professional football. Turner, assistant professor of...

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Illustration of a woman with a key necklace covering her eyes
December 4, 2019 - 11:45am

Could the brain provide biological clues following a traumatic injury that would improve the outcome for the patient?

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Illustration of two people holding a red arrow
December 4, 2019 - 11:39am

In early 2018, a woman in her 30s, we’ll call her Sue although that’s not her real name, decided that she’d like to try one of those hip electric scooters she’d seen whizzing around town. Bad decision. Unprepared for sharp turns and close...

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Clara Bliss Hinds Society
November 22, 2019 - 9:52am

The Clara Bliss Hinds Society at GW is a career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school, as...

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November 21, 2019 - 12:56pm

For the 10th consecutive year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Class of 2019 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt

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November 20, 2019 - 1:42pm

Abhya Vij, a second-year MD student SMHS, is using her passion for innovation to create a wearable device that may one day help children in disadvantaged communities better understand asthma triggers.

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People stand on helipad in front of helicopter
November 15, 2019 - 4:44pm

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

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November 14, 2019 - 2:44pm

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of...

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Tatum Little and Bradley Cundif PAEA SHPF by Capitol Hill Building
October 30, 2019 - 9:59am

One of the most unique aspects of attending GW is its home in the nation’s capital. Recently, second-year SMHS PA students, Tatum Little and Bradley Cundiff, took advantage of GW’s location by lobbying on Capitol Hill in support of their future...

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