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Katherine Dvorak

Women sewing
October 27, 2017 - 12:04pm

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) physical therapy (PT) students spent a Saturday earlier this month helping those in need in their community and abroad as part of the annual international PT Day of Service.

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George Washington statue
October 24, 2017 - 4:49pm

In September, about 30 new members of the SMHS faculty met with Jeffery S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and dean of SMHS, for a chance to learn about all SMHS...

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Two women reading a letter
October 24, 2017 - 10:05am

One word echoed throughout the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physical Therapy (PT) Convocation on Oct. 16: potential.

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People stand in front of pink van
October 18, 2017 - 3:13pm

Twenty-one years after the start of the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates’ (MFA) Mobile Mammography Program, supporters gathered at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 17 for the Blush Luncheon to toast a...

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Test tubes
October 10, 2017 - 4:13pm

Funding is vital to biomedical research, but finding funding opportunities and applying for them often feels more daunting than the science itself, especially for new investigators. Now, a new offering from SMHS is making that process easier than...

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Recipients of the Leonard C. Akman, MD '43, Global Medicine Scholarship
October 9, 2017 - 2:45pm

To give students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences the ability to enrich their medical education overseas without adding to the debt they accrue during school, the GW International Medicine Programs provides myriad scholarship...

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A young man helping a boy do a stretching activity
October 9, 2017 - 12:28pm

The main gym at Catholic University of America on Sept. 29 was a cacophony of laughter and chatter as health care professionals and students provided health services and education for young Special Olympics athletes.

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Artistic image of a mosquito
October 9, 2017 - 11:23am

The National Institutes of Health is embarking on a phase II trial of a DNA-based Zika vaccine, with the goal of enrolling almost 2,500 participants at sites, including one in Brazil run by GW faculty, spread across countries where the virus has...

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Students cooking food in kitchen
September 28, 2017 - 11:18am

The cliché “you are what you eat” may not be true in the literal sense, but when it comes to a healthy lifestyle, dietary decisions play a considerable role. This is especially true for people combating chronic disease.

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Person typing on laptop
September 25, 2017 - 11:58am

Collaborations in biomedical research are vital, and a new tool offered by the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will help researchers plug into the wealth of expertise across the university and its affiliates.

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