PA White Coat Ceremony

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PAs Welcomed to GW at Convocation and White Coat Ceremony

A little over a month ago, a new class of PA students walked onto the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, and on June 28, they took another major step in their professional aspirations by donning short white coats during convocation. 

PAs Welcomed to GW at Convocation and White Coat Ceremony
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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
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

Featured News

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

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.

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June 26, 2019 Announcement

Congratulations to Dara Baker, third-year MD student at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), who was named as a fellow in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) 2019–20 Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).

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

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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.

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June 18, 2019 Featured News

“Incorporating the Arts to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Washington, D.C.” brought out community leaders and clinicians to the 6th Annual Rodham Institute Summit.

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Clinical Public Health Summit
June 18, 2019 Featured News

Third-year medical students kicked off their final Clinical Public Health Summit with a panel and presentations by graduating fourth-year students.

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Faculty in the Media

Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD
Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to BBC News for an article about proper etiquette when you sneeze or have a cough.
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Keith Mortman, MD, associate professor of surgery, spoke to Gray DC for an article about a congressional effort to raise the legal age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Gray DC for a segment about proposed legislation to improve mental health services for veterans.
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Publications News

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 Report Banner 2018

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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eNewsletter Banner 2018

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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