October 11, 2022
Washington, D.C., leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center, part of the broader $403 million project that…
September 15, 2022
The Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received two awards from dermatology company Galderma to establish a research fund and a medical student research fellowship.
September 12, 2022
The George Washington University (GW) Primary Care program launched a lifestyle medicine track, training residents to help patients make key behavioral changes that can reverse the effects of chronic disease.
GW Awarded Grant to Improve Cultural Responsiveness and Nonjudgmental Communication about HIV and COVID Screening
September 11, 2022
Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a pair of grants totaling more than $816,000 from Gilead Science, Inc., in support of an 18-month research informed educational initiative, Two in One: HIV+COVID Screening and Testing Model, to study pairing routinize HIV…
September 8, 2022
The George Washington University will direct more than $50 million to fund 14 endowed professorships, further accelerating the progress of its academic medical enterprise in one of the most significant single investments in university history to support faculty.
August 29, 2022
Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, associate chief quality and population health officer at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was named a member of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial…
August 9, 2022
A research team led by Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, professor of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has identified which acute symptom clusters may lead to long-term, chronic infection and which individuals are most likely to develop Long…
GW SMHS Biomedical Sciences Director, Associate Professor Co-Edit Textbooks with Contributions from GW SMHS Faculty
July 26, 2022
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, have lent their expertise to two textbooks, which contain multiple contributions from GW.
July 26, 2022
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Laura Evans Abate to serve as director of the GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library. Abate, who has served in the interim role since January, officially took on this role on July 1, 2022.
GW Researchers Figure Out How Our Brains Enable Us to Prefer Social Interactions and What Underlies "Social Avoidance" in Rett Syndrome
July 18, 2022
A team of researchers from the George Washington University has now shown how a particular part of the brain called the medial prefrontal cortex enables mice to choose to interact with a fellow mouse instead of an inanimate object. Stimulating this part of the brain in a mouse model of Rett…