Kofi Essel, MD '11, MPH '17, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Today Online for an article about obesity and teaching physicians to have empathy for their patients.
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences third-year MD students met with Washington, D.C., community members in June as part of the Clinical Public Health Summit on Obesity.
Colin Young, Ph.D, published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight showing that endoplasmic reticulum stress in the brain may contribute to development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Marijane Hynes, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, was spoke to WJLA-ABC7 for an article discussing cool sculpting as a fat reduction method.
GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences' Marijane Hynes, M.D., and Paul Lin, M.D., offered two views on obesity during November’s “Frontiers in Medicine” symposium.
The M.D. Program Class of 2018 focused on solutions during the summer intersession, a summit on obesity.
Peter Kokkinos, Ph.D., adjunct professor of physical therapy and health care sciences, and Charles Faselis, M.D., associate professor of medicine, were recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings for their research finding that higher fitness levels negate the “obesity paradox.”
Jehan El-Bayoumi, M.D., associate professor of medicine, was a guest on BBC World News America to discuss obesity in the developing world.
A GW study about the cost of obesity titled “A Heavy Burden: The Individual Costs of Being Overweight and Obese in the United States,” revealing the high costs of obesity to individuals in the United States, was mentioned in a SmartMoney article about food offered at state and county fairs.
Dr. Jeffrey Levi, professor of Health Policy in the School of Public Health and Health Services, commented in a story about a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation stating that Americans have gotten increasingly fatter over the last 20 years.