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Katherine Dvorak

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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Man speaking near podium
September 20, 2017 - 1:35pm

Babak Sarani, MD ’97, RESD ’04, proselytized about the transformation of the GW Hospital Trauma and Critical Care Center to a crowd of alumni in his talk during the 6th Annual Frank N. Miller Lecture.

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Two people standing in front of World Confederation for Physical Therapy sign
September 19, 2017 - 10:49am

At the 2017 World Confederation for Physical Therapy in South Africa, a handful of platform presentation awards were announced, with faculty from GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences scooping up two of them.

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August 18, 2017 - 9:48am

Kidney recipient Chadia Yacoubou and kidney donor Claire Merwin met for the first time on Aug. 14. They two represent the 100th kidney exchange through the GW Transplant Institute. 

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MD student receives his short white coat
August 9, 2017 - 9:50am

As the white coat slipped over Charlotte Gopinath’s shoulders, she took the first step to becoming a doctor; with the support of her husband and two daughters, ages 3 and 10 months, it’s a path she won’t embark on alone.

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