News Archives

March 11, 2014

Dr. Najmeh Jafari, GWish post-doctorate scientist, recently traveled to the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference to participate in a book signing and present her recent work.

February 21, 2014

WASHINGTON - While spirituality played a significant role in health care for centuries, technological advances in the 20th century overshadowed this more human side of medicine.

February 21, 2014

Christina Puchalski, M.D. '94, RESD '97, director and founder of the George Washington University (GW) Institute of Spirituality and Health and professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), has received a $558,502 grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

November 25, 2013

Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently quoted in a Catholic News Agency article, entitled, "Pope praises elderly for their wisdom". To read the full text of the article, please visit the link below.

October 14, 2013

Friend of GWish and GWU alum Eric Lindner (GWSB BBA '81) recently published a book, Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to GWish.

October 09, 2013

GWish Director Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently interviewed on Radio New Zealand, discussing the role of spirituality in health, as well as medical school curricula. The full interview can be heard here: