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August 10, 2022

A research team led by Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, professor of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has identified which acute symptom clusters may lead to long-term, chronic infection and which individuals most likely to develop Long COVID.

Photo, Laura Abate by bookshelf
July 27, 2022

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Laura Evans Abate to serve as director of the GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library. Abate, who has served in the interim role since January, officially took on this role on July 1, 2022.

July 27, 2022

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, have lent their expertise to two textbooks, which contain multiple contributions from GW.

Stones in a Zen rock garden representing yin and yang
July 19, 2022

A new study, “Spirituality in Serious Illness and Health,” supported by the John Templeton Foundation and published in the in July 2022, suggests that addressing spirituality when caring for seriously ill patients may offer positive outcomes as part of a person-centered, value-sensitive program of care.

July 19, 2022

A team of researchers from the George Washington University has now shown how a particular part of the brain called the medial prefrontal cortex enables mice to choose to interact with a fellow mouse instead of an inanimate object. Stimulating this part of the brain in a mouse model of Rett syndrome restores their interest in social engagement.

June 24, 2022

Statement from Barbara Bass, Dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates; Lynn Goldman, Dean of the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health; and Pamela Slaven-Lee, Interim Dean of the GW School of Nursing

June 16, 2022

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s Master of Science in Health Sciences in Health Care Quality Program recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

June 16, 2022

A team of researchers, led by Sonal Batra, MD, MST, associate professor of emergency medicine and of health policy and management at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, published a study in JAMA Network Open on the commitment of U.S.-based dental, medical, and nursing schools to their social missions and how closely the schools compared in their efforts.