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In a concerted effort to support the health, safety, and well-being of GW employees an Occupational Health Program is being developed with the help of university leaders alongside SMHS and the GW MFA.

Investigators at SMHS received a $1.2 million grant from Wellcome Trust to produce a controlled human hookworm infection model and establish a hookworm vaccine challenge model for two of the most advanced hookworm vaccine candidate antigens in endemic areas.

The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

Timothy Harlan, MD, co-authored an article in The British Journal arguing for increased of "food is medicine" interventions in the health care system.

August 25, 2020 Announcement

Fourth-year MD student Harleen Marwah was awarded the 2020 Emerging Physician Leader Award by Health Care Without Harm.

August 24, 2020 Health Sciences News

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences has named Paige McDonald, EdD ’12, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, to serve in a new role as vice chair of the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership (CRL). 

HuffPost - Do CBD Beauty and Skin Care Products Really Work?
August 24, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to HuffPost for an article on the efficacy of CBD-infused beauty and skin care products.

Psychology Today - Already Got Election Anxiety? Here Are 4 Ways to Grapple
August 24, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Richard Cytowic, MD, clinical professor of neurology, authored an article for Psychology Today on how to deal with election anxiety.