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Puerto Rico’s Community Health Centers, Which Serve One in 10 Residents, Essential to Hurricane Recovery

Secure, stable health center funding urgently needed to protect the public’s health, says new report

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george washington university school of medicine and health sciences, Urgent Matters, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department (ED), Innovation, Award Announcement

Urgent Matters Names Winner of the 2017 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Urgent Matters, Philips Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Clinical Partners are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competition to foster innovation in emergency departments nationwide.

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Alexandria City Public Schools and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Partner to Create an Academy of Health Sciences at T.C. Williams High School

Alexandria City Public Schools and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have established a partnership that creates a Career and Technical Education pathway for students interested in careers in medicine and health care.

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The GW Cancer Center Announces New Mobile Mammography Van in Washington, D.C.

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The GW Cancer Center unveiled a new state-of-the-art mobile mammography van, known as the GW Mammovan, to provide breast cancer screening to women in the Washington, D.C. region.

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Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Half a Million Girls & Women in the United States at Risk

An October 19 panel discussion at Milken Institute School of Public Health will help raise awareness and support for prevention of FGM/C

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GW Researcher Receives More Than $2.3 Million to Study Cocaine’s Influence on HIV

Following studies showing that cocaine influences the transcription and replication of HIV, Mudit Tyagi, PhD, at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will lead a team researching the underlying mechanisms of that influence.

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Middle Eastern Doctor Reflects on Experience Overcoming Prejudice in Doctor-Patient Relationship

Raya Elfadel Kheirbek, MD, associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, talks about overcoming prejudices to heal the doctor-patient relationship in a Health Affairs essay.

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GW-led Consortium & FDA Release New Specifications to Advance Genomic Data Analysis

The George Washington University and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have published a BioCompute Object Specification Document for research and clinical trial use, which details a new framework for communication of High-throughput Sequencing computations and data analysis, known as BioCompute Objects.

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Milken Institute School of Public Health Awarded $2.66 Million for Project to Identify How Community Settings and Families Promote Latino Youth’s Health and Wellbeing

Milken Institute SPH received $2.66 million from the NIH to study Latino youth in the hopes of informing interventions that strengthen families, schools and neighborhoods in ways that can help keep young people healthy and academically successful.

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More TV & Less Physical Activity Ramps up Risk

Risk jumped three-fold for older people who watched more than 5 hours of TV per day and reported 3 or fewer hours per week of total physical activity, according to first-of-a-kind study







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