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April 6, 2011 - 8:00pm

A Narrative Matters essay, written by Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was published in the April 2011 issue of Health Affairs.

March 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

Neglected infections of poverty are the latest threat plaguing the poorest people living in the Gulf Coast states and in Washington, D.C., according to Dr. Peter Hotez, Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology...

March 27, 2011 - 8:00pm

GW researchers have been awarded two grants from the McKesson Foundation as part of its Mobilizing for Health initiative, an initiative to improve the health of underserved populations with chronic diseases through the use of mobile-phone...

March 21, 2011 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON – Students, faculty, and staff at The George Washington University Medical Center will take part in the 16th Annual Research Day. Research day offers our students, faculty and staff a chance to showcase their research projects and talk...

March 17, 2011 - 8:00pm

A new study by The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, which will be published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, suggests men who take the drug finasteride, commonly marketed under the trademark names Propecia...

March 16, 2011 - 8:00pm

Fourth-year medical students at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will take part in a Match Day ceremony on March 17.

March 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Washington (March 11, 2011) – Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray has appointed Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., to serve on the newly created Mayor’s Commission on HIV/AIDS. Akman, a psychiatrist who currently serves as the Interim Vice Provost for...

March 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building the brain, discover scientists in a report published March 10 in the journal Neuron. The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer, and stem cells...

February 27, 2011 - 7:00pm

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a one year, $300,000 contract from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DCVAMC) to provide five training modules in spiritual care to interdisciplinary...

February 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

More formal study is needed of rescue efforts by international response teams after earthquakes in order to improve search and recovery efforts, according to a report by Anthony Macintyre, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of...