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November 01, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 34 percent of the more than 101,000 people on the national waiting list for a kidney transplant are African-American.

November 01, 2015

Take J. Keith Melancon, M.D., professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and director of the new GW Transplant Institute at George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital).

November 01, 2015

Although he speaks in measured tones, Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., director of the new GW Cancer Center (GWCC), exudes optimism and determination as he describes his vision for the institution: “Driving research innovation, personalized cancer care, and cancer policy...

October 29, 2015

The story of Cecil Jonas, M.D. ’65, and his visit with students from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), began with Grace Henry, Ed.D., director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. On a fact-finding mission to unearth the first African-American...