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February 27, 2018 - 3:50pm

To ensure all members of the SMHS community understand their rights around gender equality and sexual harassment, the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Lunch and Learn” session on Title IX.

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February 27, 2018 - 10:59am

Students at SMHS recently received sage advice from LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, director of the D.C. Department of Health: Use your experience with patients to develop responsible solutions to public health problems.

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Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morganthau Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia
February 26, 2018 - 4:29pm

Dayna Bowen Matthew discussed the impact of implicit racial and ethnic bias on health equity at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture

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February 23, 2018 - 12:35pm

In 2016, more than 42,249 deaths were attributed to opioid use, according to the CDC. In mid-February, physician assistant (PA) students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences heard from a panel of experts about the role they can play...

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February 20, 2018 - 4:47pm

In September 1933, the Pittsburgh Steelers, then called the Pittsburgh Pirates, took to the gridiron for the first time to play the New York Giants. Seventy years later, in a role still dominated by men, Robin West, MD ’97, RESD ’02, added to the...

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February 20, 2018 - 2:36pm

A new lecture series from the Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Institute (ANDI) at the George Washington University (GW) aims to connect researchers, faculty members, and students from across the university whose fields of expertise are...

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February 15, 2018 - 2:31pm

Surgery can be difficult to teach using only books and papers, but talking to experts in the craft can provide the boost a young medical professional needs to become a great surgeon, says Harry C. Miller, MD. Forging that connection is one of the...

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February 5, 2018 - 9:35am

On a typical weekday, Elliott Jermyn, PT ’01, ATC, rises before the sun and makes his way to Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia. As the clock strikes 7 a.m., a slew of National Football League (NFL) players enter the training room; maybe...

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Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Clinical Public Health Summit on HIV/AIDS
January 29, 2018 - 11:43am

First-year students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) gathered in the Marvin Center in mid-December to learn about, and make their mark on, the national HIV/AIDS strategy in the United States...

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January 25, 2018 - 11:30am

Looking at a winning submission for the first-ever SMHS Art of Science Contest, one might not know the bright purple and green colors represent olfactory bulb interneurons and astrocytes in the brain; but that’s the beauty of art: there’s more to...

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