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October 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

Today, patients with precancerous lesions, or early-stage breast cancer are usually diagnosed after a mammography screening. This method of detection can lead to false-positives and overtreatment, since mammography cannot determine whether pre-...

September 30, 2012 - 8:00pm

In 1980, men and women who were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) had little to no hope of living long, full lives. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, this is no longer the case.

September 29, 2012 - 8:00pm

Samuel Potolicchio, M.D., professor of neurology, commented to BBC World Service on the use of brain-scanning technology to determine if someone is lying. The story was covered by WBEZ-FM in Chicago.

September 11, 2012 - 8:00pm

Arjun Joshi, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, is an expert in advances in the treatment of oral diseases and can speak on inquiries related to World Oral Health Day. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (...

September 4, 2012 - 8:00pm

GW Professor Samuel Potolicchio, M.D., director of the neurophysiology center, associate medical director of Center for Sleep Disorders and professor of neurology, is an expert in neurodegenerative disease and can speak on inquiries related to...

August 28, 2012 - 8:00pm

Norman H. Lee, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), received a total of $405,001 in grant funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to continue to study...

August 20, 2012 - 8:00pm

On Thursday, August 23, students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science (SMHS) will put down their books and study materials to help those in need at this year’s Commitment to Community Day. Hundreds of faculty...

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Vincent A. Chiappinelli, and Juli Anne Callis
August 20, 2012 - 8:00pm

The George Washington Cancer Institute will be collaborating with the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union to create a program that will promote patient-centered care practices for cancer survivors.

August 19, 2012 - 8:00pm

It is my distinct pleasure to welcome our new and returning students, residents, faculty, and staff. It’s truly one of my favorite times to be at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Each year, the arriving classes of new students bring...

August 16, 2012 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON (August 17, 2012) — The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that Lisa Alexander, Ed.D., M.P.H., P.A. ’79 , has been tapped to serve as the program director for the GW Physician Assistants (PA)...