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March 29, 2018 - 5:52am

Fourth-year medical student and kidney donor Jacob Lambdin honors mentor J. Keith Melancon, MD, by requesting the renowned transplant surgeon hood him at graduation.

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March 29, 2018 - 5:44am

Eighty thousand people streamed through the Walter E. Washington Convention Center March 10 and 11 to take part in the annual two-day NBC4-Telemundo44 Health Expo.

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March 27, 2018 - 9:03am

Vanessa Torres-Llenza, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SMHS, is committed herself to strengthening mental health care in Puerto Rico.

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March 19, 2018 - 2:12pm

Excited. Nervous. Hopeful. A little overwhelmed. That’s how Diana Lee described her emotions on March 16 as the clock slowly ticked toward noon, when medical students across the country discovered where their residency training would begin.

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March 13, 2018 - 4:38pm

Laura Doggett, founder and creative director of the documentary project, received the SMHS Daniel S. Prager Award for Opening the Human Spirit.

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February 27, 2018 - 3:50pm

To ensure all members of the SMHS community understand their rights around gender equality and sexual harassment, the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Lunch and Learn” session on Title IX.

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February 27, 2018 - 10:59am

Students at SMHS recently received sage advice from LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, director of the D.C. Department of Health: Use your experience with patients to develop responsible solutions to public health problems.

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Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morganthau Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia
February 26, 2018 - 4:29pm

Dayna Bowen Matthew discussed the impact of implicit racial and ethnic bias on health equity at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture

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February 23, 2018 - 12:35pm

In 2016, more than 42,249 deaths were attributed to opioid use, according to the CDC. In mid-February, physician assistant (PA) students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences heard from a panel of experts about the role they can play...

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February 20, 2018 - 4:47pm

In September 1933, the Pittsburgh Steelers, then called the Pittsburgh Pirates, took to the gridiron for the first time to play the New York Giants. Seventy years later, in a role still dominated by men, Robin West, MD ’97, RESD ’02, added to the...

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