Health Sciences News
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.
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).
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.
GW Health Sciences faculty, staff, and students worked with Rise Against Hunger to assemble meal packages for those in need.
Interviewing for a job can be a daunting task, but second-year physician assistant at SMHS are ready to impress their potential employers thanks to the introduction to professional practice course and a session of mock job interviews.
Sabrina Figueiredo, PhD, MSc, joined SMHS as co-director of the Health Care Quality (HCQ) Program. Figueiredo comes to GW from McGill University in Montreal, where she served as assistant director of the physical therapy program.
Thy include leaders for the Occupational Therapy Programs, the Health Care Quality Program, and the Regulatory Affairs Program.
Researchers at the George Washington University Advanced Metrics Lab found that a hip fracture patient’s length of stay in a rehabilitation facility has a greater impact on functional independence than therapy time per day.
GW's online bachelor's degree programs were ranked among the top 20 programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS, published in Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology on the correlation between consumption of highly processed foods and increasing prevalence of obesity.