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June 04, 2021 Announcement

In a special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Leigh A. Frame, PhD, program director of the Integrative Medicine Programs and assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, played dual roles: guest editor and article author. In her article, Frame reports that nutrition and its role in clinical care are widely accepted, but there is a gap in communicating its importance in health care. 

June 03, 2021 Announcement

Neerja Vashist, a doctoral candidate in the genomics and bioinformatics program at the George Washington University Institute for Biomedical Science, is the first to receive a research award through the Fulbright Program to study in India for the 2021-2022 academic year. Vashist will be conducting research at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health in Mumbai.

Tegna Broadcasting - No, COVID-19 Vaccines Aren’t as Effective for Immunocompromised People, Researc
June 03, 2021 Faculty in the Media

Victoria Shanmugam, MD, director of the Division of Rheumatology and professor of medicine, spoke to Tegna Broadcasting for a segment on whether COVID-19 vaccines are as effective for immunocompromised people.

Today - Can LED Masks Erase Acne and Wrinkles? What Dermatologists Want You to Know.
June 03, 2021 Faculty in the Media

Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Today.com about whether LED masks are effective against acne and wrinkles.

FOX5 - What You Need to Know About Locally Acquired Mosquito-Borne Diseases
June 03, 2021 Faculty in the Media

Aileen Chang, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a live segment about mosquito-borne diseases and how to prevent them.

June 02, 2021 Announcement

Reem Al Shabeeb, a 2021 graduate of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is one of the authors of the study, “The Infection Rate of Intralesional Triamcinolone and the Safety of Compounding in Dermatology for Intradermal and Subcutaneous Injection: A Retrospective Medical Record Review,” published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 

May 28, 2021 Announcement

Three orthopaedic surgery residents at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences published a study in which they surveyed orthopaedic surgery resident program directors to determine how the change in the medical licensing Step 1 exam would affect residency selection. 

The Washington Post - Ibuprofen and Ulcers

Marie Borum, MD, director of the Division of Gastroenterology and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post about perforated ulcers, what causes them, and how they are treated.