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January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm

Since launching “Joining Forces,” a national initiative to support military families, last spring, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Ed.D., have successfully recruited the participation of numerous businesses, nonprofit organizations, and...

January 22, 2012 - 7:00pm

Now that classes are back in full swing, so are coughs and sniffles. And the viruses that cause the common cold and influenza are everywhere – on keyboards, on doorknobs, on elevator buttons, and especially on your classmates and co-workers.

December 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

In many ways, patient navigation has gotten ahead of itself. The relatively modern profession has grown so widely and rapidly that patient navigators now vary in education, skill set, role, responsibility, and even name.

And, despite its...

December 14, 2011 - 7:00pm

John Sargent M.D., professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, vice chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine, went through residency training...

December 6, 2011 - 7:00pm

A lot of things seem to walk away from Katalin Roth’s office, which, she admits, is “due for a clean.” But a simple greeting card isn’t one of them. She locates it swiftly, plucks it off the bulletin board, and reads it aloud.

“Thank you...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Sitting in his office along Pennsylvania Avenue, Alan E. Greenberg, M.D. ’82, M.P.H., radiates an air of excitement. Greenberg, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Milken Institute School of Public...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor and director of the Center for Health Policy Research in the Department of Health Policy at the School of Public Health and Health Services, doesn’t try to quell the political and ideological discord ignited...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Seated with his colleagues at a conference table, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Ph.D., founding director of the new George Washington Institute for Neuroscience (GWIN), intuitively used his hands when describing a stage in brain development.

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December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

You won’t find Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., stuck in a rut. The self-proclaimed adventurer has blazed an indomitable and vibrant career path, serving in such positions as pediatrician, epidemiologist, professor, investigator, and government...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Sub-Saharan Africa bears 24 percent of the world’s disease burden, but has just three percent of its health workforce. Training — and retaining — physicians on the continent has been an ongoing challenge. Impoverished health systems, the world’s...