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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...

August 24, 2020 - 2:34pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences has named Paige McDonald, EdD ’12, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, to serve in a new role as vice chair of the Department of Clinical Research...

Trudy Mallinson, PhD, and Samar A. Nasser, PhD Headshots
August 20, 2020 - 5:11pm

Trudy Mallinson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM, and Samar A. Nasser, PhD, MPH, PA-C, have been named co-program directors of the PhD in Translational Health Sciences Program in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

August 17, 2020 - 9:58am

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is hitting the airways with...

July 31, 2020 - 9:10am

Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, was selected as a SMHS Emerging Scholars Fellow for 2020-21. The scholarly focus for her project is health equity and anti-racism.