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Illustration of people connecting virtually
May 8, 2020 - 12:38pm

Every day Americans face myriad hardships as the COVID-19 pandemic continues without end. One major challenge is mental health. To find connection during social distancing and ease the stress caused by the health crisis, students in the George...

People in masks receiving meals
May 5, 2020 - 3:53pm

For the GW Rodham Institute, providing help to marginalized populations during COVID-19 is about the needs of the community. “We need to provide community-led solutions,” she said. “... [W]e are the conveners, connectors, and catalyzers based on...

Screen grab of webinar
May 5, 2020 - 12:37pm

As COVID-19 continues its global impact, attendees of the second SMHS virtual Learning Lab were educated on the effects of the virus on marginalized communities throughout the United States.

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at GW SMHS
May 1, 2020 - 5:06pm

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and medical director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care...

Teacher in classroom
April 30, 2020 - 3:32pm

The two-year grant will bring together faculty members from SMHS, the GW School of Nursing, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW for an interprofessional educational approach.

Physician talking to a patient about diet
April 29, 2020 - 9:51am

A group of leading experts in the fields of wellness and longevity discussed topics including nutrition, precision medicine, lifestyle medicine, and health data during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (...

Doctor writing notes on clipboard
April 28, 2020 - 1:08pm

As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.

April 28, 2020 - 10:42am

Congratulations to Kirsten Brown, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, who received the 2020 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award, as well as to the numerous SMHS faculty members inducted into the Society of the Emeriti.

Investigator's gloved hands holding testing swab
April 24, 2020 - 4:07pm

There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better...

Screen image of the scale of pediatric asthma: 60% of children with asthma have nighttime attacks
April 24, 2020 - 1:10pm

Two teams from the George Washington University (GW) School of...