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Photo, PA Program Director Karen Wright (left) with Lisa Alexander
November 9, 2022 - 12:42pm

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physician Assistant celebrated the programs golden anniversary in October.

Carmen Session photo infant of wings art
August 18, 2022 - 9:21am

Carmen Session, MSEd, case manager for the Health Careers Opportunity Program, and senior associate for student programs with SMHS’s Office of Student Support, shares some insights into her role at GW and who she is outside of work hours.

July 27, 2022 - 1:00pm

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, have lent their expertise to two textbooks, which contain multiple contributions from GW.

June 16, 2022 - 3:11pm

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s Master of Science in Health Sciences in Health Care Quality Program recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education...

From left, PA students and Pap Smear Project members Laura Tiffany, Fatima Elgarguri, Alana Herran, and Abigail King.
June 1, 2022 - 12:37pm

A team of physician assistant students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $10,000 grant for The Pap Smear Project, designed to to address disparities in cervical cancer screening and mortality...

Illustration of online health education
February 8, 2022 - 2:21pm

The George Washington University’s (GW) online bachelor’s degree programs housed in School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were ranked 14th in 2021, up from 19th last year, by U.S. News & World Report. The school’s online bachelor’s...

Mararet Plack Retirement photo
January 6, 2022 - 4:58pm

Margaret M. Plack EdD, DPT, may finally find the time to develop new skills unrelated to higher education or pediatric physical therapy (PT). After nearly 18 years at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (...

November 8, 2021 - 2:54pm

To fill a growing need for health care professionals who can effectively screen, diagnose, and treat individuals with substance use disorder, an interprofessional team from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences,...

Person holding a pipette near a microscope
September 28, 2021 - 2:33pm

In the burgeoning field of clinical embryology, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is answering the demand for trained clinicians with the sole undergraduate program in the country.

August 27, 2021 - 10:13am

Within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a small but unique program that exists at the niche intersection of medical care, public health, and health equity — and it just graduated its first cohort.