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August 08, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke to FOX Sports for an article discussing why NFL games attract such a large audience.

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The GW Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. The study is led by Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center.

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The GW is pleased to announce that the GW Biorepository is now a core facility. Housed at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Biorepository received designation as a shared resource available to all GW investigators and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

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August 01, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Charles Samenow, MD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post about dealing with the stress of returning to work after vacation.

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July 30, 2019 Featured News

In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition. It wasn’t until the 1940s and 50s, according to Stephen Textor, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and this year’s annual Irene Tamagna Lecture on Hypertension, that medical professionals began to realize the risks posed by hypertension. 

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July 30, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Marie Borum, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was mentioned in The Washington Post's coverage of the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. Borum presented at the conference on racial disparities in colorectal cancer deaths.

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Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of death and hospital readmission. 

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July 29, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Lauren Nelson, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Well + Good for an article on the most commonly asked questions OB-GYNs get about periods.

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