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Katherine Dvorak

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January 25, 2018 - 11:30am

Looking at a winning submission for the first-ever SMHS Art of Science Contest, one might not know the bright purple and green colors represent olfactory bulb interneurons and astrocytes in the brain; but that’s the beauty of art: there’s more to...

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January 16, 2018 - 4:07pm

Experts in orthopaedic surgery gathered at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 to learn from their colleagues in the field, and to honor one of their own.

Woman at a workbench
January 9, 2018 - 2:35pm

Sally Moody, PhD, chair of the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology and professor of anatomy and regenerative biology at SMHS, will take a six-month sabbatical in Israel starting this month.

Five people standing in a room
January 3, 2018 - 1:26pm

Drawing on the success of two previously held international scientific summits, the GW Office of International Medicine Programs  and SMHS organized a third in December; this time convening GW researchers with colleagues in Madrid.

Five people standing in a room
December 14, 2017 - 11:37am

For Rosalyn Jurjus, MD, PhD ’09, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences associate professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, a project to help with medical student knowledge retention of basic anatomy turned into something much larger than...

Kevin Pelphrey, PhD at podium
December 11, 2017 - 4:58pm

For years Kevin Pelphrey, PhD, has wanted to explore the effectiveness of using a drug to prime the brain for evidence-based intervention. Now, with the help of a grant from the Simons Foundation, he has the opportunity to test the effects of a...

Students looking at art work
December 6, 2017 - 12:28pm

Louisa Howard and Natalie Rosseau’s shared interest in art and their desire to incorporate it into medical training culminated in an event at the George Washington University Luther W. Brady Art Gallery that married the art and science of...

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November 28, 2017 - 12:46pm

Sangeeta, Ramesh, Asha. Those are names of children whose lives were restored thanks to Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, RESD ’13, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Kohrt told their stories at his installment as the Charles and...

A group of people standing outside
November 27, 2017 - 10:30am

More than 100 medical school students from across the Washington, D.C., region and beyond will descend upon the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) on Dec. 1–2 to “find their seat at the table.”

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November 13, 2017 - 1:48pm

The theme of this year’s Rodham Institute Summit was “Building and Strengthening Resilience in Our Community.” The summit’s message was reflected by keynote speaker Hillary Rodham Clinton, former senator and secretary of state.