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Vishal A. Patel, MD, will serve as the director of the recently established Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center.
January 17, 2019

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Vishal A. Patel MD, FAAD, FACMS, an accomplished Mohs/Dermatologic surgeon and cutaneous oncologist, has joined the GW Cancer Center. He will serve as the director of the recently established Cutaneous Oncology Program.

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January 16, 2019

U.S. News and World Report recognized the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences as having a top 20 online bachelor’s program.

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January 15, 2019

For the first time, researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and for liver fluke infection, which can cause a diverse spectrum of human disease including bile duct cancer. 

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January 07, 2019

Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, visiting assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, for being selected to serve on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Commission on Health Equity.

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January 04, 2019

A paper Oncology Issues journal paper, published by Adam Friedman, MD, director of translational research in the Department of Dermatology at SMHS, and MD student Stephanie Kao, is part of an effort to raise awareness of supportive oncodermatology.

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January 03, 2019

For the first time, the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy presented an award to honor an outstanding physical therapy educator. Ellen Costello, PT, PhD, director of the SMHS PT Program, received the inaugural award.

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Pedro A. Jose, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte
December 21, 2018

Pedro A. Jose, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, received special recognition for his research contributions from Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte.

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December 21, 2018

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will look for unknown genes associated with branchiootorenal spectrum disorders.

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