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October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON (Oct. 19, 2011)—Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Surgery in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the President’s Award for Leadership, one of four annual awards from the Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF). The...

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October 13, 2011 - 8:00pm

The WASH Advocacy Initiative will host a Global Handwashing Day event to celebrate and promote handwashing with soap.

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October 12, 2011 - 8:00pm

Anne Sagalyn, M.D. ‘81, assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, had an article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, titled “A Little...

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September 20, 2011 - 8:00pm

Numerous studies and clinical trials have demonstrated that the use of Automated External Defibrillation devices (AEDs) can dramatically increase the survival rate of someone who suffers “sudden cardiac arrest,” (SCA), especially in high-density...

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September 19, 2011 - 8:00pm

Richard Kovar, MD ‘80, was named 2012 Family Physician of the Year by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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September 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

Leonard Wartofsky, M.D., M.P.H., who earned four degrees from GW, was one of five distinguished alumni who received this year’s Alumni Achievement Awards. The award are the highest form of recognition that the University and the GW Alumni...

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September 11, 2011 - 8:00pm

Today, more than 500 first- and second-year medical and health science students, faculty, and staff from SMHS scooped, measured, and bagged meals made of rice, dehydrated vegetables, soybeans, and 21 vitamins and minerals. In partnership with the...

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August 31, 2011 - 8:00pm

More than 30,000 children under the age of five have perished in Somalia in the last two months as a result of the famine that has stricken the country.

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August 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

Children’s National Medical Center is once again ranked among America’s best pediatric institutions by U.S.News & World Report. This is the first year that the nation’s children’s hospital is featured on the list of elite pediatric specialty...

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August 3, 2011 - 8:00pm

The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society has announced that Dr. Alan G. Wasserman, chairman of the Department of Medicine at SMHS, has been elected to the Board of Directors as a Councilor Director.

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