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Milken Institute School of Public Health Names 2018 Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitor

Now in its 15th year, the Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor Program honors individuals whose life long contributions to community health centers and medically underserved communities have transformed the fields of public health policy and practice.
3-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to Present New Results of Landmark Study on Nurses in the Public Eye

Researchers will present findings from new research on the representation of nurses in the media, replicating the 21-year-old Woodhull Study on Nurses and the Media, at a press conference at the National Press Club.
1-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Study Addresses the Role of Health in Climate Lawsuits

A new analysis investigates the role of health concerns in climate litigation since 1990 and finds that although health is cited in a minority of cases, it may have critical potential for protecting communities from the effects of climate change and...
26-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Participates in the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2018

Researchers from the GW Cancer Center will participate and present posters at the AACR Annual Meeting held April 14-18.
13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Review of Vitamin D Research Identifies Ethical Issues in Placebo Use

George Washington University's Dr. Leigh Frame reviewed several studies using placebo groups in clinical trials that may pose ethical issues.
5-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Topical Solution May Be Less Toxic Option for Patients with Noncancerous Skin Growth

A team of researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences compared the toxicological impact of cryosurgery with an FDA-approved topical 40 percent hydrogen peroxide solution (A-101) for the treatment of seborrheic keratosis, in human...
29-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Dining Out Associated with Increased Exposure to Harmful Chemicals Called Phthalates

Dining out more at restaurants, cafeterias and fast-food outlets may boost total levels of potentially health-harming chemicals called phthalates in the body, according to a study out today.
28-Mar-2018 9:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Internationally Recognized Leader in Clinical Trials, Biostatistics and Infectious Disease Research Joins the George Washington University

Scott Evans, an internationally recognized expert in clinical trials, infectious diseases and biostatistics, will join the school on April 1 as the Director of the Biostatistics Center (BSC) and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and...
15-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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