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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.

GW Faculty Bring Genomics to the Public Square
July 14, 2020 - 8:22am

Cost. Privacy. Knowledge. These were some of the words audience members produced when asked about barriers to getting a genetic test done.

COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....

PT awards ceremony screen shot
May 22, 2020 - 4:04pm

The GW PT Program celebrated the Class of 2020 during a graduation and awards ceremony.

PA White Coat Ceremony screen shot
May 22, 2020 - 9:44am

The GW PA Program Class of 2020 received their long white coats during GW Commencement Weekend.