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September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

A decade ago, Jennifer Ambroggio, M.D., was a seasoned embryologist living in California with her husband and young child. But something wasn’t quite right. “I felt isolated in the lab,” she remembers. “It was my relationship with the patients...

September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

The business-savvy side of Evelyn Y. Davis appreciates that her physicians at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) work together to keep her healthy. In order to show them just how much she appreciates them, she and...

September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

A home can offer shelter, safety, and a sense of belonging, but what if it could also provide a path to self-discovery, or academic achievement, or advancements in research? A generous gift from a former medical resident promises to help GW’s...

September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Everybody knew H. George Mandel, Ph.D., a faculty member in GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ (SMHS) Department of Pharmacology and Physiology for over 60 years. “Even when I went to the doctor, the doctor would ask, ‘How’s George?’”...

September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

The concept of “flow” is a defining characteristic for Ramesh Mazhari. As an interventional cardiologist, she is dedicated to restoring and improving patient blood flow to the heart. As a researcher, she has transitioned almost effortlessly from...

Ken Akizuki at Giants stadium
September 1, 2011 - 12:00am

As he anticipated the final out in the World Series last November, Ken Akizuki, M.D. ’93, ran from the San Francisco Giants’ clubhouse to the end of a tunnel behind the team’s dugout. When the Giants won, the team’s orthopedic surgeon followed...

August 31, 2011 - 8:00pm

Lauren Finely’s iPhone alarm buzzes. Finely, a 26-year-old first-year medical resident, slips on baby blue scrubs, grabs some fruit, and makes a coffee-to-go for her 15-minute commute to GW Hospital, where a long day is about to begin.

August 14, 2011 - 8:00pm

According to Christina Puchalski, M.D., F.A.C.P., director of the George Washington Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWish) and professor of Medicine in the GW School of Medicine in Health Sciences (SMHS), what hospital patients report...

July 18, 2011 - 8:00pm

Everybody knew H. George Mandel, Ph.D., a faculty member in The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Department of Pharmacology and Physiology for over 60 years. “Even when I went to the doctor, the doctor would...

July 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

It was Mary Kaldas’ first trip to the Boston area and Zach Wegermann’s second. The city, they said, was “awesome,” but sightseeing wasn’t their first priority. As the newest co-directors of The George Washington University’s Healthcare, Education...