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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.

researcher analyzing speciman 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...

Pregnant woman holding stomach
April 23, 2020 - 2:01pm

Remote care is more important than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many to stay home, particularly expectant mothers who could put not only their health at risk if exposed to the virus, but also the health of their unborn baby. With help...

Screen grab of virtual meeting
April 22, 2020 - 9:52am

Students will relay messages about the impact climate change has on the health of the world in a video created by Medical Students for a Sustainable Future, a network of medical students who recognize climate change as an urgent threat to health...

Art that says 'virus has no nationality'
April 20, 2020 - 3:36pm

During the more than hour-long virtual event, faculty and students discussed disinformation about COVID-19, made recommendations on how to be inclusive of all perspectives, and offered advice on how to support vulnerable groups.

Dialysis machine
April 15, 2020 - 11:19am

Fresenius Kidney Care in Hyattsville, Maryland, is working in collaboration with the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GW to provide care to patients with kidney disease who are under investigation for COVID-19 and for COVID-19...

Signs of support for GW health care providers posted in temporary campus housing
April 15, 2020 - 10:50am

George Washington University (GW) provides temporary housing for medical professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic at GW Hospital. ...