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Vishal A. Patel, MD, will serve as the director of the recently established Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center.
January 17, 2019 Press Release

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Vishal A. Patel MD, FAAD, FACMS, an accomplished Mohs/Dermatologic surgeon and cutaneous oncologist, has joined the GW Cancer Center. He will serve as the director of the recently established Cutaneous Oncology Program.

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January 17, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, associate clinical profesor of dermatology, spoke to Glamour for an article on what to do when fighting acne.

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U.S. News and World Report recognized the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences as having a top 20 online bachelor’s program.

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For the first time, researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and for liver fluke infection, which can cause a diverse spectrum of human disease including bile duct cancer. 

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January 13, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed in The Washington Post about why the U.S. should know the health status of the Iranian supreme leader. The article was also shared by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Post and Courier (Charlotte, South Carolina).

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January 11, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Neal Barnard, MD, adjunct associate professor of medicine, was quoted in the Daily Mail for an article about the impact of a vegan diet on athletes.

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January 11, 2019 Faculty in the Media

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Washingtonian for an article about scooter safety and how to properly ride the District's many electric scooters.

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January 09, 2019 Faculty in the Media

A. Yasmine Kirkorian, MD, assistant professor of dermatology and of pediatrics, spoke to U.S. News & World Report for an article about hyperhidrosis.

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