Research and discovery is at the core of the mission of GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. A significant emphasis has been put on augmenting the school's research profile and elevating its prominence through enhanced quality and impact. By advancing translation of research and increasing interdisciplinary collaboration in key areas of strength, SMHS researchers are identifying novel approaches to address the world's most devastating health issues, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, and a wide spectrum of neurological disorders.
The Office of Laboratory Safety (OLS) is responsible for Radiation Safety and Biosafety in research areas for the University and the Medical Center.
The Office of Human Research (OHR) is the administrative support office for The George Washington University Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).
The Himmelfarb Library Research Commons (HLRC) is an online repository for gathering, archiving, and disseminating the research output of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, the School of Nursing, and the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, at the George Washington University.
The Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBS) is the administrative and academic home for interdisciplinary Ph.D. training in the Biomedical Sciences.