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Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
August 27, 2020 - 9:32am

Antonia Sepulveda, MD, PhD, describes how her team in the Department of Pathology acted quickly to establish COVID-19 testing capabilities at GW.

COVID-19 testing sign
August 26, 2020 - 1:07pm

In a concerted effort to support the health, safety, and well-being of GW employees an Occupational Health Program is being developed with the help of university leaders alongside SMHS and the GW MFA.

Illustration of a video meeting
August 21, 2020 - 12:46pm

As SMHS strives to make anti-racism an indelible part of its culture, a new educational series will help students, faculty, and staff better understand concepts such as anti-racism and structural racism.

August 7, 2020 - 9:59am

Huerta, an internationally recognized medical oncologist and epidemiologist, talks about how he developed the Cancer Preventorium, and his goals for the center at the GW Cancer Center.

Screen grab from video conference
July 24, 2020 - 4:40pm

For the second consecutive year, the Global Kidney Summit co-hosted by the AAKP and SMHS provided an international audience with information on the latest developments and trends around patient care, especially in relation to the COVID-19...

 Kiana Khosravian
June 29, 2020 - 12:25pm

It was a typical Thursday evening for the average first-year medical student. I was one week out from taking my renal exam, and going through my usual study plan; reviewing lectures, watching “Pathoma” and “Boards & Beyond” videos, and...

Illustration representing reseach development.
June 29, 2020 - 11:52am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded its first-ever National Institutes of Health T-32 research training grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in support of the GW...

Doctor with inhaler
June 26, 2020 - 9:48am

Patients who suffer from severe asthma may be at a higher risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19. Jamie Rosenthal, MD, asthma and allergy specialist and assistant professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of...

Hillary Clinton
June 9, 2020 - 9:58am

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over...

COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....