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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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November 08, 2022 Featured News

The annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) honored the Class of 2022 Emerita Faculty, and celebrated milestone anniversaries of service, commitment to the institution, and significant achievements at the school.

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November 07, 2022 Announcement

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to welcome LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, immediate-past director of DC Health, to serve as the new executive director of the Center for Population Health Sciences and Health Equity. 

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November 03, 2022 Featured News

Cold and flu season is upon us, and this year respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has joined the COVID-19 variants as complicating factors. Learn how to tell the difference among them and what you can do to protect yourself.

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November 02, 2022 Giving News, Featured News

Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, associate dean of cancer and professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was installed as the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center.

Mamoun Younes, MD, professor of pathology at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was among nearly 80 pathologists from leading universities across the country...

Faculty in the Media

Janani Rangaswami, MD, director of the cardiorenal program at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., said the new study provides doctors the means to help patients understand the value of...
Mamoun Younes, MD, professor of pathology at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was among nearly 80 pathologists from leading universities across the country who signed on to an open letter...
“There have been several studies showing that an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer below the age of 50 can potentially increase the risk for melanoma — the most dangerous of all skin cancers — up to...

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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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