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Person receiving a vaccine shot in the arm
August 9, 2022 - 3:39pm

Following the completion of its grant from the D.C. Department of Health, the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) COVID-19 Vaccine Center (GW Vaccine Center) discontinued its vaccination operations on Aug. 5, 2022...

Stones in a Zen rock garden representing yin and yang
July 19, 2022 - 10:08am

A new study, “Spirituality in Serious Illness and Health,” supported by the John Templeton Foundation and published in the in July 2022, suggests that addressing spirituality when caring for seriously ill patients may offer positive outcomes as...

Photo: Hellen Olumilua holding hard hat
July 15, 2022 - 5:02pm

Staff Spotlight on Hellen Olumilua, Director of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Administration and Operations.

Photo (left to right) of Seymour and Ruth Perlin
July 15, 2022 - 12:07pm

Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, and Donna J. Perlin, MD, marked the Perlin Family’s more than a century-long association with the George Washington University (GW) by endowing The Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral...

Event panelists (from left to right) Rita Manfredi-Shutler, MD, Sally Moody, PhD, and Joelle Simpson, MD ’05, MPH ’05.
July 8, 2022 - 10:46am

The Clara Bliss Hinds Society, the George Washington University (GW) Women in Medicine and Sciences chapter of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, held its first Annual Event Celebrating Women in Leadership in June 2022. 

June 24, 2022 - 5:46pm

Statement from Barbara Bass, Dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates; Lynn Goldman, Dean of the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health; and Pamela Slaven-Lee, Interim Dean of the GW...

June 17, 2022 - 1:18pm

With a five-year, $6.2 million project program grant, researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences have begun to crack open the mystery behind 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, or DiGeorge Syndrome.

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20
June 2, 2022 - 1:58pm

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20, associate center director with the GW Cancer Center, addresses health care disparities, cancer care, and the LGBTQI community.

From left: Jon C. White, MD, RESD ’87; Christopher Bracey, JD; Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86; GW President Mark S. Wrighton, PhD; and Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99.
June 1, 2022 - 2:52pm

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, FACS, vice president for health affairs, dean of the GW SMHS, and chief executive officer of The GW Medical Faculty Associates, was formally installed as the Walter. A Bloedorn Chair of Administrative Medicine at...

From left, PA students and Pap Smear Project members Laura Tiffany, Fatima Elgarguri, Alana Herran, and Abigail King.
June 1, 2022 - 12:37pm

A team of physician assistant students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $10,000 grant for The Pap Smear Project, designed to to address disparities in cervical cancer screening and mortality...