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September 11, 2011 Press Release

Today, more than 500 first- and second-year medical and health science students, faculty, and staff from SMHS scooped, measured, and bagged meals made of rice, dehydrated vegetables, soybeans, and 21 vitamins and minerals. In partnership with the DC Chapter of Kids Against Hunger, they assembled enough small bags of food to provide 60,000 meals for hungry Somali children who are suffering in refugee camps in Kenya.

September 11, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Dr. Robert Jayes, associate professor of Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Science, comments in an article about the dangers of seniors undergoing too many tests.

September 05, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Dr. Martin Ojong-Ntui, assistant professor of Radiology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments about cultural differences that can make it difficult to reach out to immigrants regarding the health care system in the United States.

September 01, 2011 Featured News

When Brian Blades, M.D., was appointed chair of Surgery in 1946, there was no way he could have imagined what his department would look like today.

September 01, 2011 Featured News

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly 50 million men and as many as 30 million women in the United States experience some form of hereditary hair loss.

September 01, 2011 Featured News

The world is growing smaller as the cost of mobile technology plummets and more high-powered smartphones reach the hands of eager new customers.

September 01, 2011 Featured News

The question had puzzled doctors for more than 100 years: How did nitroglycerin — the same explosive compound Alfred Nobel famously tamed in his invention of dynamite — work as a therapeutic? They knew it flushed blood into the heart, alleviating painful conditions like angina, but how?

September 01, 2011 Featured News

On a Wednesday last April, Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), eagerly anticipated the release of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) study that she authored and that appeared in the online science journal PLo