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GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences January 2021 Kudos

Congratulations to all our students, alumni, faculty, and staff this month on their success. The items below highlight the breadth of achievement and expertise that can be found at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) in recent months. CLICK HERE to submit your news about recent Appointments, Awards, Promotions, or Publications.

 

Appointments:

Mountasser Kadrie, PhD, associate professor of clinical research and leadership, was appointed to the 2021–23 Global Health Conference Education Committee by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.

Jonathan Newmark, MD, adjunct assistant professor of neurology, was appointed by Governor Ralph V. Northam, MD, to a four-year term on the Secure and Resilient Commonwealth Panel of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Acknowledgements:

Colton Hood, MD ’13, BS ’07, assistant professor of emergency medicine, earned his board certification in clinical informatics.

 

Awards:

Mountasser Kadrie, PhD, associate professor of clinical research and leadership, received a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to the nation as a member of the 2020 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award Board of Examiners by the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

 

Publications:

Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, published the article “Structure-Activity Relationship Analysis of Benzotriazine Analogues as HIV-1 Latency-Reversing Agents” in the July 2020 edition of American Society for Microbiology journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, along with MD program students Samuel Yeroushalmi; Sarah H Millan; Research Fellow Kamaria Nelson, MD; and GW Medical Faculty Associates Statistician Andrew Sparks, MS, published “Patient Perceptions and Satisfaction with Teledermatology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey-based Study” in the January 2021 edition of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.

Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical laboratory sciences, and co-authors Lisa Schwartz, EdD ’10, associate professor of biomedical laboratory sciences; Yuliya Dobrydneva, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical laboratory sciences; Marcia Firmani, PhD, chair, Department of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Director of the Program in Medical Laboratory Sciences; and Shawneequa Callier, JD, associate professor of clinical research and leadership; and Joan Butler, EdD ’09, program director for clinical research administration, co-authored the journal article, “Teaching Ethics Online to Health Sciences Professionals,” in the January edition of Advancing Online Course Design and Pedagogy for the 21st Century Learning Environment. Ganjoo and co-authors from the Milken Institute School of Public Health Erica Sedlander, research scientist in the department of prevention and community health; Sameera Talegawkar, PhD, associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences; Rajiv Rimal, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Prevention and Community Health; and Loretta DiPietro, PhD, professor of exercise and nutrition sciences of the published, “How gender norms affect anemia in select villages in rural, Odisha India: a qualitative study,” in the January edition of the Journal of Nutrition.

Robert Turner, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, co-authored the study, along with lead author Melinda C. Power, ScD, director of the George Washington University Institute for Brain Health and Dementia, and Erin Bennett, MPH, titled “Trends in Relative Incidence and Prevalence of Dementia across Non-Hispanic Black and White Individuals in the United States, 2000–16,” in the November edition of JAMA Neurology.

Ulrich Koch, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, co-authored, “The History and Ethics of the Therapeutic Relationship,” in the December 2020 edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychotherapy Ethics.