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Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21
October 12, 2021 - 3:02pm

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.

Students and faculty led a voter registration drive Sept. 26
September 30, 2021 - 12:56pm

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences students and physicians hosted a “civic health check-up” on Sept. 26 at the GW Hospital in an effort to increase area residents’ voter registration numbers.

Person holding a pipette near a microscope
September 28, 2021 - 2:33pm

In the burgeoning field of clinical embryology, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is answering the demand for trained clinicians with the sole undergraduate program in the country.

photo of Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology
September 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program, discusses the $1.13 million NIH grant she is working on with Andrea Gropman, MD, from Children’s National Hospital, to test a...

NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD, MPH
September 10, 2021 - 4:45pm

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and...

Photo, Nicole Farmer MD, and Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17
September 7, 2021 - 1:33pm

Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS),...

Illustration of a COVID cell
August 31, 2021 - 3:09pm

David Diemert, MD, clinical director of the GW Vaccine Research Unit and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses what scientists know about the Delta variant.

Photo, Hana Akselrod, MD
August 18, 2021 - 3:35pm

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) ...

SMHS MD program Class of 2025
August 10, 2021 - 3:42pm

The start of any academic year is a special time, but for the near capacity crowd at Lisner Auditorium Saturday for the 21st Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony, the event...