News Archives

December 19, 2017

Arjun Joshi, MD, associate professor of surgery, spoke to Axios for a segment about how robotic surgery is changing the medical field.

December 18, 2017

Carolyn J. Drew has been named associate dean and associate vice president for development and alumni relations at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Christine Moutier, MD, delivered the 24th Annual Seymour Perlin, MD, Grand Rounds lecture
December 15, 2017

The 24th Annual Seymour Perlin, MD, Grand Rounds explored changing attitudes in medicine toward physician mental health and suicide

Senior Associate Deans Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87; Raymond Lucas, MD; and Walter Harris, MBA, PMP
December 14, 2017

As the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) reaffirms the importance of diversity, inclusion, and clinical partnerships, Jeffrey S. Akman, MD, vice president for health Affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and SMHS dean, is working to align the school’s strategies with GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc’s vision for the university. 

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December 14, 2017

For Rosalyn Jurjus, MD, PhD ’09, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences associate professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, a project to help with medical student knowledge retention of basic anatomy turned into something much larger than she ever imagined.

December 13, 2017

Olanrewaju Falusi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to The Washington Post for an article discussing the role that fear has on the health of immigrant families.

December 13, 2017

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke with HealthDay News about a recent study looking at the impacts of fracking on maternal and neonatal outcomes.

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December 11, 2017

For years Kevin Pelphrey, PhD, has wanted to explore the effectiveness of using a drug to prime the brain for evidence-based intervention. Now, with the help of a grant from the Simons Foundation, he has the opportunity to test the effects of a neuropeptide on children with autism.