New Venture Competition

Three teams from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences advanced to the finals in the Health Care and Life Sciences track of the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s New Venture Competition April 13.
Abhya Vij, a second-year MD student SMHS, is using her passion for innovation to create a wearable device that may one day help children in disadvantaged communities better understand asthma triggers.
Aubrey Van Kirk Villalobos, M.P.H., M.Ed., director of cancer control and health equity at the Institute for Patient-Centered Initiatives and Health Equity at the GW Cancer Center, was part of the winning Urgent Wellness team from the GW New Venture Competition.