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Katherine Dvorak

Hillary Clinton
June 9, 2020 - 9:58am

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over...

COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....

Alliance logo
May 27, 2020 - 1:05pm

Chronic rheumatic diseases may make patients more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and may effect the severity of the virus. Adam Kilian, MD, is serving as a regional leader for the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, which is collecting...

Stethoscope and data
May 22, 2020 - 12:18pm

Faculty, residents, and students across GW are creating a registry of information on GW Hospital patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, capturing data on demographics, medical history, treatments, and more. 

Graduation graphic
May 21, 2020 - 2:03pm

Be innovative. Be collaborative. Be just. That was the charge to students during the 2020 graduation celebration ceremony for health sciences programs at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

Dr. Griffin and his wife and baby
May 19, 2020 - 1:12pm

In April, William Fenner Griffin, MD, a resident at GW Hospital, needed to be on in-house call at the hospital every night, but worried about bringing the virus home to his family; he found support through the GW COVID-19 Response Fund.

Screen grab from virtual ceremony
May 19, 2020 - 9:54am

Friends and family gathered, albeit virtually, to cheer on their loved ones graduating from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (BLS) Department. 

The department...

Dr. Richard Whitley
May 18, 2020 - 9:30am

Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham...

Screen grab of intelligence report on website
May 14, 2020 - 9:24am

To contain the flood of information on COVID-19, faculty and staff across GW are developing weekly intelligence reports for frontline providers and leaders throughout the GW medical enterprise.

Illustration of people connecting virtually
May 8, 2020 - 12:38pm

Every day Americans face myriad hardships as the COVID-19 pandemic continues without end. One major challenge is mental health. To find connection during social distancing and ease the stress caused by the health crisis, students in the George...