Press Room

August 18, 2017

Medical and spiritual leaders, including George Washington University (GW) Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) Director Christina Puchalski, MD ’94, FACP, FAAHPM, convened in Rome this spring with the commitment to growing patients’ rights to palliative care worldwide.

August 14, 2017

Experts from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW School of Business are available to comment on safety and tourism during the upcoming solar eclipse. 

August 11, 2017

Alison K. Hall, PhD, associate dean for research workforce development at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and collaborators at the National Institutes of Health, published an article in Academic Medicine exploring the clinician-investigators workforce.

July 31, 2017

A research team led by Adam Friedman, MD, associate professor of dermatology at SMHS, has found that topically applied nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles are a viable treatment for deep fungal infections of the skin caused by dermatophytes.

July 27, 2017

Faculty from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Dermatology will speak at the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Summer Meeting. The meeting will be held July 27-30 in New York, New York.

July 20, 2017

Alison K. Hall, PhD, is the new associate dean for research workforce development at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

July 20, 2017

Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87, BA ’81, associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and student affairs and associate professor of emergency medicine, at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.2 million grant for the Upward Bound program for which she is the principal investigator.

July 19, 2017

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at GW Cancer Center, accepted a check from the Avon Foundation at the annual Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. The money will fund a patient navigator who will provide resources to help breast cancer patients in the D.C. area.

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