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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. 

August 16, 2021 - 11:11am

Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, Capt. (retired), U.S. Navy, has been appointed associate dean for evaluation and educational research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, following a year in an interim...

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.