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May 28, 2012 Press Release

GW Researchers, Jeffrey M. Bethony, Ph.D., associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, and Paul Brindley, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, along with colleagues from Khon Kaen University...

May 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 4, 2012) — The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Mervin Zimmerman Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology Residency -- Sankaranarayana Mahesh, M.D. The...

May 24, 2012 Featured News

In Hippocrates’ ancient Greece, uroscopy, the visual examination of a patient’s urine, was a common diagnostic practice. Dark urine was considered to indicate acute illness and light urine suggested chronic disease. Even until the 1800s, diabetes was diagnosed by tasting urine to determine if it...

May 24, 2012 Featured News

After a bagpipe procession set the tone for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) M.D. diploma ceremony May 20, Jeffrey Akman, M.D., interim vice president for health affairs and dean of SMHS, warmly welcomed the class of 2012.

May 21, 2012 Featured News

On May 18, the GW Doctor of Physical Therapy program held its annual Commencement Awards Ceremony. The event serves as an occasion to recognize the great work of the students, and faculty and their dedication to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, to GW, and to the community.

May 21, 2012 Featured News

The M.D. Class of 2012 was decked out in formal attire and headed to the Ritz Carlton to attend the 2012 Class Gala, on Friday evening.