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Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, to Chair the GW Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine

WASHINGTON (June 6, 2019) — Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, to Chair the GW Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine
Summer Intern at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences using a microscope

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Summer at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted a multitude of summer programs for high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in medicine.

Summer at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical Facility workers rushing a patient to the ER

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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

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.

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August 02, 2019 Research News, Press Release

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.

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August 02, 2019 Announcement, Research News

The GW is pleased to announce that the GW Biorepository is now a core facility. Housed at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Biorepository received designation as a shared resource available to all GW investigators and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

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July 30, 2019 Featured News

In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition.

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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. 

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GW SPARC student
July 26, 2019 Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted a multitude of summer programs for high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, the health professionsm or research.

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Faculty in the Media

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to STAT for an article on technology and its role in pregnancy care.
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Danielle Dooley, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Danielle Dooley, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Romper for an article on pediatrician recommened discipline strategies for toddlers and children.
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Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, MD ’85, MSPH, senior associate dean for clinical public health and Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, spoke to The Atlantic for an article on Whitman-...
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M+ H Spring 2019 magazine with the story "full circle" cover

GW Medicine + Health

Medicine + Health is the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s flagship publication. This award-winning, biannual magazine showcases the research and clinical expertise of the SMHS faculty, who are working to overcome some of today’s most challenging and persistent health problems.

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Progress Reports

SMHS Progress Report is an award-winning publication offering an annual overview of the achievements of the faculty, students, residents, and alumni of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and its clinical partners — the GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and Children’s National Health System — during the academic year.

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SMHS eNewsletter

SMHS eNewsletter is a monthly internal-audience featuring many of the top news and events taking place at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science each month.

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