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Vials of blood in the laboratory
January 30, 2023

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) announced the selection of Hematology and Oncology Fellow Fayez Estephan, MD, as the 2022 recipient of the Albert L. and Elizabeth T. Tucker Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research project titled, “Her-2 overexpression in prostate adenocarcinoma: its prevalence, clinical significance and utility as a therapeutic target.”

Photo, Vsevolod “Seva” Polotsky, MD, vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
December 21, 2022

Vsevolod “Seva” Polotsky, MD, has been selected to serve as vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW Medical Faculty Associates. Polotsky will also serve as professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and of pharmacology and physiology.

December 09, 2022

Ioannis Koutroulis, MD, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of pediatrics, emergency medicine, genomics and precision medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been selected to serve as the interim associate dean of the Office of MD Admissions.

December 09, 2022

Candice Johnson, MBA, as the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will provide overall strategic direction and oversight for all aspects of academic and student affairs within health sciences.

December 08, 2022

The George Washington University Vaccine Research Unit in partnership with Scripps Research, IAVI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC) and the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center published the results of their Phase 1 Clinical Trial in ScienceThe results show critical new insights into their novel vaccine strategy, which involves a stepwise approach to producing antibodies capable of targeting a wide range of HIV variants. 

photo of Jennifer Keller, MD, MPH
December 06, 2022

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences name Jennifer Keller, MD, MPH ’07, RESD ’07, FACOG, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, to lead the new Office of Professional and Respectful Learning. The office will foster an inclusive learning environment where faculty and learners thrive and to encourage growth of mutually respectful relationships across the academic medical enterprise.

renewing of the Community Medi-Corps Program Immersive Learning Center van
December 06, 2022

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Community Medi-Corps Program – Immersive Learning Center receives silver E-Learning Award in the Blended Learning Experience category from the International E-Learning Association.