Ali Rosenberg, graduate student at the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health, was named 2017 Graduate Student Employee of the Year for her work in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership at SMHS.
Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics and of pharmacology and physiology, will serve as the associate dean for child health research - a newly established position within the school to enhance research relationships between GW SMHS and Children's National Health System.
Salem Noureldine, M.D., a first-year resident in the Department of General Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was a member of the team that developed a consensus statement addressing the surgical guidelines for managing regional metastases in thyroid cancer patients for the American Head and Neck Society.
Urgent Matters, Philips Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Clinical Partners are now accepting submissions for the 2017 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competitive opportunity that fosters innovation in emergency departments nationwide.
Deb Dickenson, M.B.A., CPA, CGMA, was named assistant dean for finance, planning, and fiscal operations for the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Lieutenant General Nadja Y. West, M.D. '88, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2017 M.D. Diploma Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 21, at 2:30 p.m. at Lisner Auditorium. She will also receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Public Service at GW Commencement, held on the National Mall.
Aubrey Van Kirk Villalobos, M.P.H., M.Ed., director of cancer control and health equity at the Institute for Patient-Centered Initiatives and Health Equity at the GW Cancer Center, was part of the winning Urgent Wellness team from the GW New Venture Competition.
Xiaoyen Zheng, Ph.D., assistant professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, recently received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the underlying mechanisms of the Hedgehog receptor.