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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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The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Grace Henry, EdD, to serve as its new assistant dean and director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The position was created to advance the student experience in academic excellence and embrace and enhance diversity and inclusion...

July 08, 2021 Announcement

During 2020, when recruitment for surgical residencies largely moved online, material targeting underrepresented in medicine groups did not rise to meet the need, according to a recent study by a team from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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A team of researchers from the George Washington University (GW) has been selected as one of five sites participating in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) INTEGRA study (HPTN 094).

With a five-year, $2.17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Wenge Zhu, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is aiming to help ovarian cancer patients overcome resistance to...

Nanotechnology delivery systems may be an innovative and effective approach to delivering cannabinoids for skin care, according to a team from the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

June 22, 2021 Announcement

Tailoring specific learning methods to varying learning approaches may contribute to improved leadership competencies, according to a study conducted by five researchers from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Faculty in the Media

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Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD, professor of radiology, spoke to Smithsonian Magazine about a recent study on medical imaging agents shows common pigments and dyes could help with early diagnosis.
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 how...
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Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Healthy for an article on how to distinguish rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema from each other.

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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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