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Photo, Nicole Farmer MD, and Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17
September 07, 2021 Featured News

Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Nicole Farmer, MD, staff scientist with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at SMHS, will bring their curriculum and research expertise to the GW Culinary Medicine elective, part of the school’s Clinical Public Health curriculum launched in 2014.

Illustration of a COVID cell
August 31, 2021 Featured News

David Diemert, MD, clinical director of the GW Vaccine Research Unit and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses what scientists know about the Delta variant.

A vaccine for Lassa fever may be on the horizon, thanks to a new clinical trial jointly led by Elissa Malkin, DO, MPH, assistant research professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a small but unique program that exists at the niche intersection of medical care, public health, and health equity — and it just graduated its first cohort. 

The key to unlocking a critical element of breast cancer treatment may lie with the work of Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, associate research professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Photo, Hana Akselrod, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Hana Akselrod, MD, MPH, has been selected to serve as the COVID-19 Response Lead for the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), advising GW MFA leadership on COVID-19 policy decisions to protect the health and safety of patients, health care workers, and the community.

Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, Capt. (retired), U.S. Navy, has been appointed associate dean for evaluation and educational research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, following a year in an interim leadership role.

August 12, 2021 Announcement

Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS, CERT ’20, is ascending to a new role: associate director of the George Washington University Resiliency & Well-being Center.