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August 08, 2019

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new Doctor of Health Sciences Program in Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education. The program will be housed within the Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences.

August 02, 2019

The GW Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. The study is led by Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center.

July 30, 2019

Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of death and hospital readmission. 

July 09, 2019

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.

July 08, 2019

Researchers in the GW Department of Dermatology found that collagen powder is just as effective in managing skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures.

June 27, 2019

Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. has entered into a sponsored research agreement with GW to explore the potential use of Aprepitant for topical and/or systemic therapy to counter the dermatological related side-effects of Erlotinib therapy in cancer patients.

June 20, 2019

A recent survey found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

June 19, 2019

Cherinne Arundel, MD; Gurusher Panjrath, MD; Charles Faselis, MD; Richard M. Allman, MD; and Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, all of SMHS, authored a study finding that patients with heart failure who have a systolic blood pressure less than 130 mmHg are at a higher risk of worse outcomes.