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September 01, 2011 Featured News

Everybody knew H. George Mandel, Ph.D., a faculty member in GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ (SMHS) Department of Pharmacology and Physiology for over 60 years.

August 31, 2011 Featured News

Lauren Finely’s iPhone alarm buzzes. Finely, a 26-year-old first-year medical resident, slips on baby blue scrubs, grabs some fruit, and makes a coffee-to-go for her 15-minute commute to GW Hospital, where a long day is about to begin.

August 31, 2011 Press Release

More than 30,000 children under the age of five have perished in Somalia in the last two months as a result of the famine that has stricken the country.

August 28, 2011 Press Release

Children’s National Medical Center is once again ranked among America’s best pediatric institutions by U.S.News & World Report. This is the first year that the nation’s children’s hospital is featured on the list of elite pediatric specialty care providers in all 10 pediatric subspecialty areas included in the survey, an increase from seven ranked areas last year.

August 25, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Dr. Amir Afkhami, assistant professor of Psychiatry at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is quoted in an article about how doctors reacted to the earthquake that struck the east coast on August 23rd, 2011.

August 16, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Dr. Charles Samenow, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is quoted in news story about the addictive affects of tanning.

August 14, 2011 Featured News

According to Christina Puchalski, M.D., F.A.C.P., director of the George Washington Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWish) and professor of Medicine in the GW School of Medicine in Health Sciences (SMHS), what hospital patients report wanting more than anything else during their stays is “t