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Katherine Dvorak

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...

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April 13, 2020 - 10:12am

Every day new details emerge about COVID-19 and how the pandemic is impacting the Washington, D.C., region. In an effort to ensure the local community has access to up-to-date and accurate information, a team of George Washington University...

Person working on a laptop
April 8, 2020 - 2:51pm

To honor social distancing requirements, while still meeting its educational mission, SMHS is using creativity and ingenuity to take learning online.

GW drive-through testing site
April 6, 2020 - 8:53am

As Director of Event and Operational Medicine for the GW MFA Medical Reserve Corps, Drew Maurano, PA-C, along with GW faculty and students, has been front and center in the city’s efforts to offer COVID-19 testing and response.

Baby hand
March 31, 2020 - 10:49am

Students at SMHS may not, right now, be able to use their burgeoning medical knowledge to make a direct impact in a health care setting, but they are finding unique ways to help the workers on the front lines of this battle. 

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March 31, 2020 - 9:29am

As the GW community, and the country, continue to learn the full impact a public health crisis can have, SMHS is keeping students, faculty, and staff informed about clinical public health through a new online Learning Lab educational series.

Yuan Rao and Destie Provenzano showing off the masks
March 30, 2020 - 3:43pm

When planning their wedding, Yuan James Rao, MD, director of brachytherapy at the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of radiology at SMHS, and Destie Provenzano, a PhD candidate in the GW Department of Biomedical Engineering, had no idea...

Man examines a patient at the NBC4 Expo
January 29, 2020 - 10:46am

Thousands of Washington, D.C., area residents streamed through the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in January to take part in the annual two-day NBC4-Telemundo44 Health & Fitness Expo. 
The expo featured health exhibitors from...

Two students in white coats standing in government building
December 19, 2019 - 12:06pm

This year, the physician assistant (PA) profession celebrated its 52nd anniversary, and much has changed for the profession in that time. However, there are still barriers to overcome for PAs. On Dec. 13, the George Washington University (GW)...