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October 18, 2021 Announcement

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Misty Eleryan, MD, RESD ’20, former GW chief dermatology resident and current fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, have developed a new resource for dermatologists, dermatology residents, and other clinicians: The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas.

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The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant. The five-year grant, worth nearly $1 million overall, will support the training of junior scientists who will advance research in the search for a cure for HIV.

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21, received a 2021 Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding work in the selected fields of engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences for her work on metabolic syndrome.

Rendering new hospital at St. Elizabeths East
September 30, 2021 Announcement

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with Thomas LeBlanc, President of George Washington (GW) University, Dr. Barbara Bass, CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates and Dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Kimberly Russo, Group Vice President of the Washington, DC Region for UHS and Chief Executive Officer of The George Washington University Hospital, announced a historic partnership that will bring high quality medical care to the new hospital at St. Elizabeths East.

Students and faculty led a voter registration drive Sept. 26
September 30, 2021 Featured News

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences students and physicians hosted a “civic health check-up” on Sept. 26 at the GW Hospital in an effort to increase area residents’ voter registration numbers.

Person holding a pipette near a microscope

In the burgeoning field of clinical embryology, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is answering the demand for trained clinicians with the sole undergraduate program in the country.

September 27, 2021 AnnouncementResearch News

In a recent study, Tim McCaffrey, PhD, professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team of researchers conducting the largest RNA expression analysis of human coronary artery disease to date. 

Photo, Yolanda Haywood and Robert Miller
September 20, 2021 Announcement

George Washington Unviersity School of Medicine and Health Sciences senior leaders selected to serve in new roles.