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Trauma Survivors Tell Stories of Strength, Resilience

At the seventh annual GW Hospital Trauma Survivors' Day event, patients shared stories of strength and survival and reunited with some of the people who helped save their lives.

Trauma Survivors Tell Stories of Strength, Resilience
Cover illustration of Medicine and Health magazine fall 2018 edition

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Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
Cover illustration of Medicine and Health magazine fall 2018 edition

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Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
January 31, 2019 Announcement

Robert W. Turner II, PhD, is the featured guest speaker at a NFL Alumni Association health and wellness event hosted at Morehouse College.

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PT Anniversary Celebration
January 31, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

The Physical Therapy Program at SMHS celebrated 20 years at GW during their anniversary celebration in January.

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Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, presenting the 3rd Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture
January 30, 2019 Featured News

For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist.

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January 30, 2019 Research News, Press Release

Researchers from GW, FDA, and industry leaders published in PLOS Biology, describing a standardized communication method for researchers performing high-throughput sequencing called BioCompute.

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for Health Affairs and Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
January 30, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

George Washington University (GW) Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, announced Jan. 17, that he will step down from his roles as vice president and SMHS dean following eight years in the...

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January 28, 2019 Research News, Press Release

Rohan Fernandes, PhD, received more than $1.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate nanoimmunotherapies for cancer

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Faculty in the Media

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was mentioned by the American Enterprise Institute in an article discussing his new book, "A Modern Contagion:...
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Robert W. Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke WUNC 91.5 (North Carolina) for a segment about what life after the NFL looks like for many players.
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Micael Lopez-Acevedo, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Micael Lopez-Acevedo, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to TIME for an article about AI technology in cervical cancer screenings.
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Fall 2018 magazine cover of GW Medicine and Health

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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