Article Type » Featured News

Featured News

February 8, 2012 - 7:00pm

Nobel laureates Aaron Ciechanover, M.D., Ph.D., and Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D., had a number of lessons to offer George Washington University students earlier this week.

January 29, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Nash twins have a routine. It plays out in their Pentagon City apartment on the occasional nights when their schedules overlap. Rachel prepares dinner and Leah packs tomorrow’s lunches. Grapes, carrots, and sandwiches made with wheat bread...

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

Sarah Diamond, M.P.H. Candidate 2012, Global Health

A school of public health seems an unlikely home for a chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), an organization promoting sustainable engineering projects in developing countries....

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

In the coming years, the U.S. is expected to face a national shortage of nurses twice as large as any experienced since the mid-1960s. Many experts believe the need for more nurses will intensify as baby boomers enter their golden years, and as...

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...