On the 50th anniversary of the installation of the first Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, the George Washington University medical community turned out to honor Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H. ’99, on the occasion of his installation as the Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, Sept. 19.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2012)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 280 people now have meningitis caused by taking contaminated drugs sold by a compounding pharmacy that is under investigation.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2012) – The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) was awarded a $500,000 grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to increase access to survivorship care for D.C.-area breast cancer survivors who have completed primary treatment.
David Parenti, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Traveler's Clinic, worked with The Washington Post to create an overview of the most common viruses and bacteria travelers experience and suggestions on how to avoid them.
Dawn.com, a Pakistani news source, featured Ferid Murad, M.D., university professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, as an example to young Pakistanis working in the food service industry.
Joseph Giordano, M.D., former chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association for his extraordinary 40-year career in trauma surgery.