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Katherine Dvorak

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)...

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December 19, 2019 - 9:42am

Another decade has come and gone, and during the past 10 years there have been many highlights at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). 

From the opening of the GW Cancer Center and the launch...

GW Physical Therapy Students examining a patient ankle
November 21, 2019 - 12:56pm

For the 10th consecutive year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Class of 2019 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt

November 20, 2019 - 1:42pm

Abhya Vij, a second-year MD student SMHS, is using her passion for innovation to create a wearable device that may one day help children in disadvantaged communities better understand asthma triggers.

People stand on helipad in front of helicopter
November 15, 2019 - 4:44pm

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

November 14, 2019 - 2:44pm

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of...

Tatum Little and Bradley Cundif PAEA SHPF by Capitol Hill Building
October 30, 2019 - 9:59am

One of the most unique aspects of attending GW is its home in the nation’s capital. Recently, second-year SMHS PA students, Tatum Little and Bradley Cundiff, took advantage of GW’s location by lobbying on Capitol Hill in support of their future...

Students standing in white coats reading from paper program
October 30, 2019 - 9:45am

During the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physical Therapy (PT) Program Convocation on Oct. 28, the excellence, professionalism, and achievements of PT students and residents were celebrated.

A woman standing in between two men holding an award
September 25, 2019 - 11:18am

A new tradition at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) began on Sept. 19, as members of the school’s faculty gathered to be honored for their years of service, commitment to the institution, and...

Woman in grey suit standing at podium holding microphone
September 24, 2019 - 3:50pm

Dipping one’s toes into social mediacan at times seem daunting, but it can also be incredibly helpful and rewarding, said Hope Jackson, MD ’09, RESD ’16, assistant professor of surgery at SMHS, at the Annual Frank Miller Lecture.