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Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, presenting the 3rd Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture
January 30, 2019 Featured News

For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist.

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Researchers from GW, FDA, and industry leaders published in PLOS Biology, describing a standardized communication method for researchers performing high-throughput sequencing called BioCompute.

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for Health Affairs and Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
January 30, 2019 Alumni NewsFeatured News

George Washington University (GW) Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, announced Jan. 17, that he will step down from his roles as vice president and SMHS dean following eight years in the administrative positions.

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January 30, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Robert W. Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke WUNC 91.5 (North Carolina) for a segment about what life after the NFL looks like for many players.

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Rohan Fernandes, PhD, received more than $1.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate nanoimmunotherapies for cancer

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NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo
January 25, 2019 Featured News

More than 1,000 visitors toured the GW Health Village at the NBC4/Telemundo44 Health and Fitness Expo.

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January 24, 2019 Announcement

Surgery resident Cheralyn Hendrix, MD, authored an essay in the January 2019 edition of Academic Medicine.

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January 24, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Micael Lopez-Acevedo, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to TIME for an article about AI technology in cervical cancer screenings.

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