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Kristin Hubing

June 26, 2012 - 8:00pm

In the fall of 1981, fresh from the Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned a Master of Science in Medical Technology, Carol Smith joined the faculty of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) as...

June 11, 2012 - 8:00pm

During his childhood in Indiana, Ferid Murad had a habit of memorizing license plate numbers. At the restaurant his parents owned, he would keep customers’ orders in his head and tally their bills without pen or paper. He admits these exercises...

May 24, 2012 - 8:00pm

In Hippocrates’ ancient Greece, uroscopy, the visual examination of a patient’s urine, was a common diagnostic practice. Dark urine was considered to indicate acute illness and light urine suggested chronic disease. Even until the 1800s, diabetes...

May 10, 2012 - 8:00pm

Two dozen 9th and 10th graders, dressed smartly in their school uniforms, gathered on the cafeteria floor. Each student kneeled in front of a Mini-Anne – an inflatable, portable mannequin – and used the palms of their hands to pump its chest to...

May 8, 2012 - 8:00pm

“I’m here for my test!” exclaimed Sammie Whiting-Ellis as she strode below the “Free Stroke Screening” banner that hung across the entrance to the Eye Street Mall outside of the Foggy Bottom Metro station.