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News headline that days "NIH and GW University recruiting volunteers for MonkeyPox Vaccine Trial

Two D.C.-area facilities are recruiting volunteers to test the efficacy of different doses of a monkeypox vaccine with the hope that they can stretch available supplies.

The National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, and George Washington University, in D.C., are among eight locations conducting the trials across the U.S.

September 16, 2022 AnnouncementResearch News

The Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received two awards from dermatology company Galderma to establish a research fund and a medical student research fellowship.

September 13, 2022 Press Release

The Rodham Institute, part of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been awarded a $713,000 grant from The Washington Home, a charitable foundation, to launch the Geriatric Career Builders Program (GCBP), the first-ever, multi-employer, registered apprenticeship program for direct care workers in the District of Columbia.

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September 13, 2022 AnnouncementFeatured News

The George Washington University (GW) Primary Care program launched a lifestyle medicine track, training residents to help patients make key behavioral changes that can reverse the effects of chronic disease.

September 13, 2022 Press Release

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity U.S. + Global, part of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, based at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, is proud to announce its 2023 cohort — 20 global leaders dedicated to combating health disparities and promoting equity.

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September 12, 2022 AnnouncementFeatured News

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a pair of grants totaling more than $816,000 from Gilead Science, Inc., in support of an 18-month research informed educational initiative, Two in One: HIV+COVID Screening and Testing Model, to study pairing routinize HIV screening with screening for and administering COVID vaccines and boosters. The research themes will also be used to provide capacity building support for PCPs to provide culturally responsive and nonjudgmental communication about HIV and COVID with patients who identify as Black, indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC) and LGBTQIA+.

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September 09, 2022 AnnouncementFeatured News

The George Washington University will direct more than $50 million to fund 14 endowed professorships, further accelerating the progress of its academic medical enterprise in one of the most significant single investments in university history to support faculty.

August 30, 2022 Announcement

Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, associate chief quality and population health officer at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was named a member of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.