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2021 Bender Award winners Paige McDonald (left) and Maranda Ward (right)
May 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

A pair of faculty members in the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership were among five GW professors to receive the 23rd Annual Morton A. Bender Teaching...

May 21, 2021 - 2:11pm

Mary Corcoran, PhD, professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is prolific and productive, inquisitive and driven, a boon to SMHS....

2021 Graduation Celebration art, May 7–16
May 4, 2021 - 11:51am

Information about Graduation Week events and ceremonies running from Friday, May 7, through Sunday, May 16.

April 28, 2021 - 4:12pm

Qing Zeng, PhD, professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, received a $2 million grant for research to examine the role of physical fitness in preventing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in veterans.

March 26, 2021 - 3:32pm

The D.C. and Virginia chapters of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science will be holding their spring meeting on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. Many faculty from GW will be participating.

February 25, 2021 - 5:58pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has selected Tamara “Tami” Ritsema, PhD, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, associate professor of physician assistant (PA) studies, to serve as the interim chair of the Department...

President Joe Biden walks with Physician to the President and GW professor Kevin O'Connor, DO
February 22, 2021 - 11:21am

Associate Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences, and of Medicine, at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Kevin O’Connor, DO, was recently appointed to serve as the Physician to the...

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure
December 8, 2020 - 10:20am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job...

November 18, 2020 - 3:28pm

As news emerges that COVID-19 vaccine trials from U.S. pharmaceutical corporations Pfizer and Moderna are showing, in preliminary data, high-efficacy rates, a new question is being asked: What comes next?

September 28, 2020 - 11:30am

As Naval Hospital Bremerton, in Bremerton, Washington, began to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increased demand to be prepared to provide testing for those in need. That required hospital to quickly identify the specific media...