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June 19, 2017 - 3:32pm

In a “milestone in an odyssey from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic,” Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, director of the GW Institute for Neuroscience and professor of pharmacology and physiology at SMHS, became the inaugural Jeffrey Lieberman Professor of Neurosciences.

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Lawrence "Bopper" Deyton, MD '85, MSPH
June 12, 2017 - 11:59am

The senior associate dean for clinical public health was honored in a ceremony June 5.

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Grateful to Give
March 20, 2017 - 2:39pm

Philanthropy has myriad motivations; there are as many reasons to give as there are causes in need of support. For Roger J. and Susan Gendron, the reasons are simple: first, their son Theodore is a recent graduate of the George Washington University (GW) School of Business, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration in May 2016; more significantly, however, Susan is a breast cancer survivor under the care of Robert Siegel, M.D. ’77, associate center director for education and training at the GW Cancer Center (GWCC) and professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

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Marcus Mitchell, SMHS ’17
March 17, 2017 - 11:56am

Marcus Mitchell, clad in green scrubs and his GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences white coat, has only a short break after finishing his rounds at GW Hospital to talk about the meandering path he’s taken in medicine.

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Mammovan
March 17, 2017 - 11:24am

Recognizing that Washington, D.C. has the highest state-level breast cancer mortality rate in the country, you have enabled us to provide funding for the George Washington University Breast Care Center’s mobile mammography unit — the Mammovan. The van provides free mammograms to women who otherwise might not have access to screenings in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia community centers, clinics and churches.

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March 17, 2017 - 11:11am

The GW Medical Faculty Associates congratulates members of the active medical staff named Top Doctors 2016 in Washingtonian Magazine!

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Dalya Elhady, MD ’15, celebrates being matched to her first choice residency program with her family.
March 17, 2017 - 11:02am

Thanks to the Cecile and Seymour Alpert, MD, Medical School Scholarship, Dalya was able to heed that calling and make her dream of becoming a physician a reality.

Embarking on the journey to become a physician was a long and difficult path,” she says, “but knowing that my hard work and accomplishments have been recognized through this scholarship is extremely rewarding.

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March 17, 2017 - 11:01am

On the cover page of the immunology textbook Victoria Shanmugam used in medical school was a quotation that resonated with the young Londoner: “Immunology is the invention of the devil, who is making it up as he goes along because he is not too clear about this stuff either.”

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Margarita Ramos
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am

When I started medical school here four years ago, never in my wildest dreams would I have expected a complete stranger to be so generous as to donate a scholarship award to help me fund my education. To all the donors, I’d like to remind you just how extraordinary you are in my eyes – for believing in me and all of the scholarship recipients, for having faith in us and believing in our ability to succeed. Margarita Ramos, MD '16

 

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Danette Cunningham
March 17, 2017 - 10:54am

In 2013, Danette Cunningham, 47, was driving her car when she unexpectedly blacked out and crashed. She had no idea what happened, and didn’t drive for four months. After replacing her car, Danette blacked out again while driving. After the crash, she would also get the shakes at times and hear voices in her head that were not hers. “I just wanted to be me again,” she says.

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