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May 03, 2021 Announcement

Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS, Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Chief Executive Officer of The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) has appointed William Borden, MD, to serve as interim Chair of the Department of Medicine.

April 29, 2021 Announcement

A study by Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, and Adam R. Ward, a PhD candidate in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW, identified a new factor within an existing measure of homophobia called the Index of Attitudes toward Homosexuals, or the IAH.  

Qing Zeng, PhD, professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, received a $2 million grant for research to examine the role of physical fitness in preventing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in veterans.

April 28, 2021 Announcement

GW is pleased to announce Lorenzo Norris, MD, as the chief wellness officer for GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

April 27, 2021 Alumni News

It is with great sadness that I share with you news of the passing of Thomas Piemme, MD, Professor Emeritus of Health Care Sciences at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

April 27, 2021 Announcement

In a study published in PLOS One, Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University Cancer Center, analyzed the experiences of TGD patients seeking care and cancer screenings in Washington, D.C.

April 22, 2021 Announcement

The GW Department of Dermatology will have a strong presence at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions, April 23-25.

April 16, 2021 Announcement

In a survey published in Academic Medicine, Katherine Chretien, MD, associate dean for student affairs and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), assessed the prevalence and scope of wellness programs in medical schools in the United States and Canada.