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Physician talking to a patient about diet
April 29, 2020 - 9:51am

A group of leading experts in the fields of wellness and longevity discussed topics including nutrition, precision medicine, lifestyle medicine, and health data during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (...

Doctor writing notes on clipboard
April 28, 2020 - 1:08pm

As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.

April 28, 2020 - 10:42am

Congratulations to Kirsten Brown, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, who received the 2020 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award, as well as to the numerous SMHS faculty members inducted into the Society of the Emeriti.

Investigator's gloved hands holding testing swab
April 24, 2020 - 4:07pm

There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better...

Pregnant woman holding stomach
April 23, 2020 - 2:01pm

Remote care is more important than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many to stay home, particularly expectant mothers who could put not only their health at risk if exposed to the virus, but also the health of their unborn baby. With help...

Screen grab of virtual meeting
April 22, 2020 - 9:52am

Students will relay messages about the impact climate change has on the health of the world in a video created by Medical Students for a Sustainable Future, a network of medical students who recognize climate change as an urgent threat to health...

Art that says 'virus has no nationality'
April 20, 2020 - 3:36pm

During the more than hour-long virtual event, faculty and students discussed disinformation about COVID-19, made recommendations on how to be inclusive of all perspectives, and offered advice on how to support vulnerable groups.

Dialysis machine
April 15, 2020 - 11:19am

Fresenius Kidney Care in Hyattsville, Maryland, is working in collaboration with the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GW to provide care to patients with kidney disease who are under investigation for COVID-19 and for COVID-19...

Screen shot of virtual Follies
April 14, 2020 - 10:30am

Dozens of George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students logged into Zoom on April 10 to participate in a virtual Follies, the annual skit-filled show usually held live near the...

Man talking on his cellphone
April 13, 2020 - 10:14am

The new COVID-19 social distancing recommendations can be hard on everyone. Among elderly populations loneliness can have a wide range of negative effects on both physical and mental health. Students at the George Washington University School of...