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Dual-Degree MD/MPH Program Helps Students Link Patient Care to the Community

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2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

For the 10th year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.

2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam
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Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS

The society is career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS
May 04, 2011 Featured News

At The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), excellence in teaching is not an exception — it’s the rule.

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May 03, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The George Washington University Medical Center received $400,000 in the form of two grants from the Avon Foundation to support patient navigation services and research to develop a new test to assess risk of breast cancer.

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May 01, 2011 Featured News

What do the New York Subway system, the Peace Corps, and GW’s Interdisciplinary Student Community-Oriented Prevention Enhancement Service (ISCOPES) have in common?

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April 27, 2011 Featured News

Just a few decades ago, the connection between neurobiology and cancer biology was suspected, but unspoken.

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April 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April  27, 2011) — By dividing individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) into four subtypes according to similarity of symptoms and reanalyzing existing genome-wide genetic data on these individuals vs.

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April 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced yesterday that Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., a scientist and researcher at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been appointed to serve as a member of the NIH Council of Councils.

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Faculty in the Media

Robert Shesser, MD, chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment about carbon monoxide poisoning and pulmonary edema.
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James L. Griffith, MD, chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.
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Kofi Essel, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
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.
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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 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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