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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.

Professor Erika Bramlette and PA students
February 27, 2020 - 9:48am

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.

February 26, 2020 - 10:48am

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.

Sabrina Figueiredo, Roger Ideishi and Melissa Tice
February 19, 2020 - 9:31am

Thy include leaders for the Occupational Therapy Programs, the Health Care Quality Program, and the Regulatory Affairs Program.

January 27, 2020 - 12:02pm

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.

January 14, 2020 - 12:04pm

GW's online bachelor's degree programs were ranked among the top 20 programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

January 6, 2020 - 9:02am

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.