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November 27, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Benjamin Rush Society at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host a physician debate the evening of Wed, Nov. 28 to discuss how social justice may conflict with the ethical standards of a doctor-...

November 26, 2012 - 7:00pm

Imtiaz A. Khan, M.D., professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.6 million federal grant from the National Institute of Allergy and...

November 20, 2012 - 7:00pm

Health wise, holidays are full of overeating and generally overdoing it. Every year there are issues with stress, depression, turkey safety – many either undercook their turkey or burn themselves while trying to deep fry it – and potential injury...

November 16, 2012 - 7:00pm

Paul Brindley, Ph.D., professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at SMHS, was the recipient of a $1.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the behavior of a parasitic worm, rampant in Southeast Asia, known...

November 16, 2012 - 7:00pm

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences cardiac arrhythmia expert, Dr. Scott Shapiro, is available to comment on the dangers and health risks of energy drinks, which have led to subsequent FDA investigations on...

November 14, 2012 - 7:00pm

In the United States, one in 10 men and one in 14 women have had a kidney stone. Unless the kidney stone is too large to pass on its own, the treatment prescribed is usually plenty of fluids and painkillers while letting it pass over a period of...

November 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

The George Washington University Heart and Vascular Institute and The Wireless Foundation, in partnership with the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced their innovative public health initiative, which will improve cardiac care in...

November 11, 2012 - 7:00pm

This medical innovation, based on collaborative research by Drs. Marco Mercader, M.D., a cardiologist; Matthew Kay, D.Sc., a biomedical engineer; and Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a physiologist, at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (...

Stuart Kassan and colleagues
November 10, 2012 - 7:00pm

Stuart Kassan, M.D. ‘72, member of the GW board of trustees and alumnus of the SMHS, was named a Master of the American College of Rheumatology at a session of the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2012 - 7:00pm

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) alum, Russell C. Libby, M.D., F.A.A.P, was installed as president of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) during the Society’s annual meeting at Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA, on Nov. 3,...