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December 08, 2022 Research NewsPress Release

The George Washington University Vaccine Research Unit in partnership with Scripps Research, IAVI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC) and the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center published the results of their Phase 1 Clinical Trial in ScienceThe results show critical new insights into their novel vaccine strategy, which involves a stepwise approach to producing antibodies capable of targeting a wide range of HIV variants. 

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December 06, 2022 AnnouncementFeatured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences name Jennifer Keller, MD, MPH ’07, RESD ’07, FACOG, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, to lead the new Office of Professional and Respectful Learning. The office will foster an inclusive learning environment where faculty and learners thrive and to encourage growth of mutually respectful relationships across the academic medical enterprise.

renewing of the Community Medi-Corps Program Immersive Learning Center van

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Community Medi-Corps Program – Immersive Learning Center receives silver E-Learning Award in the Blended Learning Experience category from the International E-Learning Association.

November 28, 2022 Faculty in the Media

Reza Eftekhar, DC, adjunct assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, dispels some myths and discusses chronic neck and back pain and the potential for relief offered by chiropractic treatments on a Nov. 22, 2022 edition of DC News Now.

November 22, 2022 Research NewsPress Release

Though antiretroviral therapy has made HIV a manageable disease, people living with HIV often suffer from chronic inflammation. This can put them at an increased risk of developing comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease and neurocognitive dysfunction, impacting the longevity and quality of their lives. Now, a new study in Cell Reports explains why chronic inflammation may be happening and how suppression or even eradication of HIV in the body may not resolve it. 

Tara Palmore, MD, an infectious disease physician and the hospital epidemiologist for George Washington University Hospital discusses the cases of the early surge in cases. 

November 09, 2022 Announcement

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and LifeBridge Health have signed an agreement to establish a new Regional Medical Campus (RMC) for the GW SMHS MD Program.

Photo, PA Program Director Karen Wright (left) with Lisa Alexander

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physician Assistant celebrated the programs golden anniversary in October.