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October 21, 2010 Faculty in the Media

Since the earthquake in Haiti last January, public health experts expected infectious diseases, such as the recent cholera outbreak, to take hold as people worked to rebuild the country.

October 19, 2010 Faculty in the Media

Alzheimer's affects more than 35 million people globally and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.

October 18, 2010 Featured News

With programs and projects spanning the world, The George Washington University Medical Center’s influence is increasingly global. But at the eighth annual Foggy Bottom/West End Block Party, October 17, its mission stayed close to home.

October 13, 2010 Faculty in the Media

GW's Daniel Kaniewski, deputy director of the Homeland Security Policy Institute, says that by effectively marshaling and mobilizing all resources, whether they be foreign governments or private sector organizations from all over the world, Chile has handled the mining crisis much better tha

October 13, 2010 Faculty in the Media

The World Health Organization is calling on drug companies to donate more medicine to help to eradicate tropical diseases.

October 12, 2010 Faculty in the Media

Ethical concerns arise when patients want to connect with doctors on social networks. GW's Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine, worries that any communication with a patient on a public platform like Facebook could pose a violation of HIPPA.

October 10, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The GW Medical Faculty Associates, and The GW Hospital announced today the appointment of Anton N. Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., as the new Chairman of the Department of Surgery.

October 03, 2010 Featured News

Playing the role of a 46-year-old African American woman with a lump in her breast was a trying experience for Ireal Johnson, a first-year medical student at the GW Medical Center, who found herself shuffled between examination rooms and specialists during the  third annual “A Walk in my Shoes” s