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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
May 01, 2010 Featured News

There is something special about the third floor of 2175 K Street. It is the feeling that for those here, an office is more than a workplace, a colleague is more than a co-worker, and a job is more than its title. “It” may not be quite tangible, but one thing is clear.

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May 01, 2010 Featured News

In his computer science laboratory on The George Washington University campus, James Hahn, Ph.D., holds what he calls a magic wand — a slender, black piece of plastic about eight inches long.

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May 01, 2010 Featured News

Perry’s Nut House is a roadside attraction on the central coast of Maine known for its collection of bizarre items: seahorse water pistols, a large stuffed albatross, exotic nut seeds.

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May 01, 2010 Featured News

It’s a problem of colossal proportions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.

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May 01, 2010 Featured News

Video games, with their hypnotic flashes of color and light; their promise of hours of distraction; their offer of competition without need for coordination, strength, or stamina, might seem to be the furthest thing from a pathway to peak fitness.

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May 01, 2010 Featured News

Infectious disease researchers strive to halt the harmful effects of viruses — and for Richard Whitley, M.D. ’71, the same was true, for the first 25 years of his career. “I used to try and keep herpes simplex out of people — particularly out of the brain,” he says.

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Faculty in the Media

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to WUSA9 about a viral Facebook post that claimed applying antibiotic cream to your nostrils prevents flu.
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Vishal A. Patel, MD
Vishal Patel, MD, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program as the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of dermatology at SMHS, spoke to Today about foot melanoma.
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Kathleen Ogle, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine
Kathleen Ogle, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Reuters for an article about PumpStart, a program started by students from the Boston University School of Medicine as a...
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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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