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Group of new appointees
September 14, 2021

The end of summer saw a number of faculty members from the George Washington Univeristy School of Medicine and Health Sciences with new appointments and additional roles. 

September 10, 2021

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and talked about moments that did not go as planned. He gave a first-hand account of what helped him overcome the challenges he faced and how he continued to work toward his goals, even in the face of adversity.

September 10, 2021

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.

August 30, 2021

A vaccine for Lassa fever may be on the horizon, thanks to a new clinical trial jointly led by Elissa Malkin, DO, MPH, assistant research professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

August 27, 2021

Within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a small but unique program that exists at the niche intersection of medical care, public health, and health equity — and it just graduated its first cohort. 

August 23, 2021

The key to unlocking a critical element of breast cancer treatment may lie with the work of Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, associate research professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Photo, Hana Akselrod, MD
August 18, 2021

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Hana Akselrod, MD, MPH, has been selected to serve as the COVID-19 Response Lead for the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), advising GW MFA leadership on COVID-19 policy decisions to protect the health and safety of patients, health care workers, and the community.

August 16, 2021

Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, Capt. (retired), U.S. Navy, has been appointed associate dean for evaluation and educational research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, following a year in an interim leadership role.