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September 19, 2019
  • The GW HealthDesk is open to residents of Washington D.C. at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church's Annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The GW Healthdesk is a collaboration between the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, funded by a grant from the D.C. Department of Healthcare Finance. 
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A woman talks to a group of faculty members
September 13, 2019

A new development series aimed at furthering health equity education for educators and health care providers was launched earlier this month by the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

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September 13, 2019

Dominic Raj, MD, director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at SMHS, received the award from the American Association of Kidney Patients.

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September 11, 2019

Raja Mazumder, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, authored a paper published in PLOS ONE outlining the baseline biome of a healthy human gut. This will serve as a reference for doctors, patients, and researchers, giving them an idea of what a “normal” human microbiome looks like. 

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September 03, 2019

Homa Ahmadzia, MD, has received a K23 grant for her research investigating postpartum hemorrhage and ways of minimizing it.

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August 27, 2019

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will also serve as the Ralph E. Lowey Professor of Oncology, as well as chief of pathology service and clinical laboratory director at GW Hospital.

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Barbara Bass, MD
August 21, 2019

Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.

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August 20, 2019

The editorial team of JAAPA, including Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences, Harrison Reed, MMSc, PA-C, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, and Teri L. Capshaw, MBA, communications and editorial director for health sciences, was recognized by Communication Concepts in its 2019 Awards for Publication Excellence. 

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