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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
August 12, 2021 Announcement

Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS, CERT ’20, is ascending to a new role: associate director of the George Washington University Resiliency & Well-being Center. 

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August 10, 2021 Featured News

The start of any academic year is a special time, but for the near capacity crowd at Lisner Auditorium Saturday for the 21st Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony, the event symbolized the first of many milestones for...

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August 10, 2021 Featured News

Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, has spent more than two decades in countries where psychiatric care was scarce. One solution, he found, was recruiting and training non-psychiatrists to help shoulder the burden, known as a task-sharing model. Now, he’s bringing this strategy to underserved populations in...

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August 10, 2021 Announcement

Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences begining Aug. 16, 2021.

August 06, 2021 Announcement

A team of researchers, including three from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences,  determined that anti-MDA5 autoantibodies associated with juvenile dermatomyositis are a distinct phenotype in North America.

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August 03, 2021 Research News, Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for treatment outcome prediction and guided clinical...

Faculty in the Media

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on whether...
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to create a quarantine pod as the weather gets colder, making social distanced outdoor...
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Timothy S. Harlan, MD, executive director of the GW Culinary Medicine Program and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post about the unnecessary sugars added to some foods.

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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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