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Screen grab from virtual ceremony
May 19, 2020 - 9:54am

Friends and family gathered, albeit virtually, to cheer on their loved ones graduating from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (BLS) Department. 

The department...

Teacher in classroom
April 30, 2020 - 3:32pm

The two-year grant will bring together faculty members from SMHS, the GW School of Nursing, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW for an interprofessional educational approach.

Screen shot of virtual Follies
April 14, 2020 - 10:30am

Dozens of George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students logged into Zoom on April 10 to participate in a virtual Follies, the annual skit-filled show usually held live near the...

April 8, 2020 - 9:53am

Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, recently joined SMHS as professor in the Department of Health, Human Function and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Person making masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 6, 2020 - 5:23pm

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences faculty and students find ways to lend a hand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

US News 2021 Best Grad Schools Physical Therapy Badge
March 25, 2020 - 1:11pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program continues to find a home among the top-ranked programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021...

March 25, 2020 - 9:37am

A new literature review from scientists at GW and NIST suggests that nutrition and diet have a profound impact on the microbial composition of the gut.

March 17, 2020 - 2:16pm

Congratulations to Kenneth Harwood, PhD, PT, co-director of the Health Care Quality Program at SMHS, for being named a 2020 recipient of the Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).  

March 17, 2020 - 12:17pm

A paper in npj (Nature Partner Journal) Genomic Medicine by Shawneequa Callier, JD, MA,  of SMHS, examined the progress and challenges in increasing the amount of data on individuals with African ancestry in genomic research.

 

Participants at Rise Against Hunger event
February 28, 2020 - 11:35am

GW Health Sciences faculty, staff, and students worked with Rise Against Hunger to assemble meal packages for those in need.