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Land of Ice and Fire

Every year, crews of Iñupiat men paddle from the northernmost reaches of Alaska into the Arctic Ocean in search of walruses, seals and bowhead whales.

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2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List

The 2021 list of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members who have received promotions and tenure, as well as those granted emeriti professor status and service recognition.

2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List
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SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant.

SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program
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September 20, 2021 Alumni News, Announcement

Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87, BS ’81, CERT ’04, professor of emergency medicine, was selected to serve as the senior associate dean for diversity and faculty affairs for the ...

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September 14, 2021 Announcement

The end of summer saw a number of faculty members from the George Washington Univeristy School of Medicine and Health Sciences with new appointments and additional roles. 

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September 14, 2021 Research News, Featured News

Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program, discusses the $1.13 million NIH grant she is working on with Andrea Gropman, MD, from Children’s National Hospital, to test a novel therapeutic approach for two rare...

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September 10, 2021 Announcement, Featured News

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and talked about moments that did not go as planned....

September 10, 2021 Research News, Press Release

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.

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September 07, 2021 Featured News

Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and...

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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC's The Takeaway about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our mental health and why so many are...
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Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to keep makeup products clean and when you should throw them away.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, joined The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU-FM for a segment on how to cope with election stress and anxiety.

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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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