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Dr. Griffin and his wife and baby
May 19, 2020 - 1:12pm

In April, William Fenner Griffin, MD, a resident at GW Hospital, needed to be on in-house call at the hospital every night, but worried about bringing the virus home to his family; he found support through the GW COVID-19 Response Fund.

Screen grab from virtual ceremony
May 19, 2020 - 9:54am

Friends and family gathered, albeit virtually, to cheer on their loved ones graduating from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (BLS) Department. 

The department...

Dr. Richard Whitley
May 18, 2020 - 9:30am

Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham...

Screen grab of intelligence report on website
May 14, 2020 - 9:24am

To contain the flood of information on COVID-19, faculty and staff across GW are developing weekly intelligence reports for frontline providers and leaders throughout the GW medical enterprise.

GW physicians administer COVID-19 tests at a temporary GW drive-up testing center
May 8, 2020 - 3:09pm

Washington, D.C., taps GW expertise to help develop a plan to reopen the city following weeks of manditory stay at home orders in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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.