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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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A new study, “Spirituality in Serious Illness and Health,” supported by the John Templeton Foundation and published in the in July 2022, suggests that addressing spirituality when caring for seriously ill patients may offer positive outcomes as part of a person-centered, value-sensitive program...

A team of researchers from the George Washington University has now shown how a particular part of the brain called the medial prefrontal cortex enables mice to choose to interact with a fellow mouse instead of an inanimate object. Stimulating this part of the brain in a mouse model of Rett...

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July 15, 2022 Featured News

Staff Spotlight on Hellen Olumilua, Director of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Administration and Operations.

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Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, and Donna J. Perlin, MD, marked the Perlin Family’s more than a century-long association with the George Washington University (GW) by endowing The Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at GW’s School of Medicine and Health...

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July 08, 2022 Featured News

The Clara Bliss Hinds Society, the George Washington University (GW) Women in Medicine and Sciences chapter of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, held its first Annual Event Celebrating Women in Leadership in June 2022. 

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Faculty in the Media

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Mikhail Kogan, MD, medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on the claims of what copper can 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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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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