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Katherine Dvorak

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July 30, 2019 - 10:06am

In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition. It wasn’t until the 1940s and 50s, according to...

Incoming class of Physician Assistant students don their white coats.
July 2, 2019 - 11:55am

A little over a month ago, a new class of PA students walked onto the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, and on June 28, they took another major step in their professional aspirations by donning short white coats during convocation. 

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May 17, 2019 - 5:15pm

On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a...

A woman takes a man's blood pressure
May 14, 2019 - 9:43am

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers from a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. On May 10, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GW Hospital, and the GW Medical...

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May 13, 2019 - 10:29am

C. William Schwab Schwab, the founding chief of Penn Medicine’s Trauma Center, was chosen as the first speaker for the inaugural Rosemary and David Bowes Lecture on Trauma and Critical Care.

Patient and physician
May 2, 2019 - 3:45pm

Students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) are leading the way when it comes to medical school curriculum improvement as it pertains to race and culture.

Woman behind podium stands next to panel
April 30, 2019 - 12:29pm

Attendees at the 2nd Annual Patrick and Marguerite Sung Symposium filled Ross Hall, Room 117, eager to hear insightful discussions about brain health, wellness, and the power of integrative medicine on Friday, April 16.

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April 29, 2019 - 12:19pm

The science of pain is an area Anthony S. LaMantia, PhD, director of the GW Institute for Neuroscience, has long wanted to address during the...

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March 25, 2019 - 10:17am

In 1953, John P. Adams, MD, became chair of the SMHS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and more than 60 years later he watched the installation of Raj Rao, MD, as the inaugural John P. Adams Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery.

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March 18, 2019 - 1:42pm

When the clock struck noon on March 15, fourth-year SMHS MD students opened letters that revealed where they would be spending their residency years.