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May 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

It was not an ordinary day for graduating medical students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), as they followed the bag-piped procession to their seats at their Medical School Diploma and Hooding ceremony—this day was...

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May 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

“You are all a part of a community working together to improve health care,” said Margaret Plack, P.T., Ed.D., interim senior associate dean for Health Sciences, as she welcomed graduates, faculty, family and friends to the Lisner Auditorium at...

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May 8, 2011 - 8:00pm

The line for free stroke screenings in the Ross Hall courtyard, May 6, provided a snapshot of Washington, D.C.’s eclectic foot traffic. The steady stream of attendees — who added up to 303 by the event’s close — were businesspeople, construction...

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May 4, 2011 - 8:00pm

At The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), excellence in teaching is not an exception — it’s the rule. And yet, each year, a few professors stand out to their peers and students as the best of the best,...

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May 1, 2011 - 8:00pm

What do the New York Subway system, the Peace Corps, and GW’s Interdisciplinary Student Community-Oriented Prevention Enhancement Service (ISCOPES) have in common?

They are all “things that last,” said Gene "Rusty" Kallenberg, M.D.,...

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April 27, 2011 - 8:00pm

Just a few decades ago, the connection between neurobiology and cancer biology was suspected, but unspoken.

“Today, it represents one of the most robust interfaces between basic neuroscience and clinical medicine,” said Anthony-Samuel...

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April 21, 2011 - 8:00pm

The thought first struck what Vinayak Jha, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine, calls his “ridiculous nerve.”

Then, it struck his curiosity nerve,...

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April 10, 2011 - 8:00pm

Since its founding in 2006, the GW HEALing (Healthcare, Education and Active Living) Clinic has helped expand healthcare access to vulnerable populations in Washington D.C. Each week, the after-hours clinic, operated by student volunteers from...

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April 10, 2011 - 8:00pm

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) welcomed 600 new students on Saturday. Some held human body parts in the gross anatomy lab. Some learned how to suture. And others were shown how to deliver a baby....

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April 7, 2011 - 8:00pm

It’s not surprising that Karin Kuhn, a first-year medical student at The George Washington University, decided to become a doctor. As a child, while her peers played with trucks and dolls, Kuhn used her scientist father’s microscope as a “toy.”...

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