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Photo, Brandon Kohrt, MD
August 10, 2021 - 2:47pm

Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, has spent more than two decades in countries where psychiatric care was scarce. One solution, he found, was recruiting and training non-psychiatrists to help shoulder the burden, known as a task-sharing model. Now, he’s...

Illustration of a brain using binary code imagery and DNA imagery
August 3, 2021 - 3:40pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for...

Illustration of Cancer Cell, test tubes, and pipette depicting cancer research
August 3, 2021 - 3:06pm

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.

July 27, 2021 - 3:31pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award institutional research training grant from the Health Resources and Services...

Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
July 14, 2021 - 12:22pm

Congratulations to all our students, alumni, faculty, and staff on their recent success. The items below highlight the breadth of achievement and expertise that can be found at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health...

Illustration, patient on a dark road with a bright opening ahead
July 13, 2021 - 5:22pm

Life before COVID-19 was busy for Rebecca [not her real name], very busy. She’s the quintessential Washington professional: a D.C. lawyer who regularly logged 60-hour work weeks, spent nights out at the Kennedy Center or at dinner parties with...

Grace Henry, EdD
July 8, 2021 - 1:59pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Grace Henry, EdD, to serve as its new assistant dean and director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The position was created to advance the student experience in academic excellence...

Mobile health care unit for HPTN study
July 7, 2021 - 2:53pm

A team of researchers from the George Washington University (GW) has been selected as one of five sites participating in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) INTEGRA study (HPTN 094).

Illustration of a microscope drawn on a chalkboard
June 9, 2021 - 3:38pm

More than 150 research posters covered a range of disciplines, such as basic and translational science, clinical research, health policy and public health research, and education-related research, during the first annual...

Illustration of graduates tossing caps in the air
May 25, 2021 - 5:57pm

In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents,...