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GW Physical Therapy Students examining a patient ankle
November 21, 2019 Featured News

For the 10th consecutive year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Class of 2019 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt

November 21, 2019 Press Release

Beginning March 1, 2020, Children’s National Hospital neonatologists will staff the neonatal intensive care unit and the Well-Baby Service at GW Hospital. 

November 20, 2019 Featured News

Abhya Vij, a second-year MD student SMHS, is using her passion for innovation to create a wearable device that may one day help children in disadvantaged communities better understand asthma triggers.

November 20, 2019 Press Release

GW has various experts available to speak on topics related to the holidays, such as managing depression, handling physical and emotional stress, and maintaining a healthy diet.

November 18, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences, spoke to Education Dive for an article highlighting the partnership between SMHS and T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

People stand on helipad in front of helicopter
November 15, 2019 Featured News

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

November 14, 2019 Featured News

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States.

November 14, 2019 Research NewsPress Release

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for control of cell proliferation and organ identity and is implicated in cancer, thus having broad implications for health and development of new therapeutics