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Gifts Representing China’s Ethnic Diversity and Silk Road Fabrics Elevate D.C. Museum to Top Collector of Central Asian and Chinese Minority Textiles


The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum have acquired two major collections comprised of Central Asian ikats with links to the Silk Road, as well as textiles reflecting traditions of Chinese ethnic minorities.
16-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Urgent Matters Names Winners of the 2015 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Urgent Matters, Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Group are pleased to announce the winners of the Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competition to foster innovation in emergency departments nationwide.
12-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

GW Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center to Increase Live Kidney Donation in D.C.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in concert with GW Hospital and the GW Medical Faculty Associates, has established the Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center to raise awareness about kidney disease and increase live...
5-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

GME Squeeze for US Med School Graduates Unlikely, Commentary Says

Will U.S. medical students have trouble securing residency positions in the future as they have been warned by media and groups representing organized medicine? Not likely, according to a new analysis by researchers at the George Washington (GW)...
2-Nov-2015 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

GW Launches First Master of Engineering Degree Focused on Bringing New Biomedical Inventions to Marketplace

The average length of time for premarket approval of a new medical device in the U.S. is four and a half years, nearly five times longer than in Europe. To address this challenge, the George Washington University (GW) has launched a first-of-its...
2-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Thomas A. Laveist Joins the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health as Chair of Health Policy and Management Department


Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) recently named Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, as chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management.
26-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GW School of Engineering and Applied Science Inducts Seven New Members Into Hall of Fame

The annual event honors those who have contributed to engineering, technology, management or public service in a sustained and significant way during their careers.
23-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women’s Health Issues Commentary: Proposed Planned Parenthood Funding Cuts Would Harm Women in Medically Underserved Communities

Eliminating federal funding for Planned Parenthood, as some members of Congress urge, would only make it harder for low-income women in medically underserved communities to obtain healthcare, warns a new commentary in the journal Women’s Health...
20-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday: GW Experts Available

23-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

GW Experts Available for Comment on Threat From Antibiotic Resistance

13-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST

GW Experts Available to Comment on Stories for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UN General Assembly Opens Sept. 15; GW Experts Available to Comment

3-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Are We On the Cusp of A Physician Shortage? Not Really, Says One Expert

Ed Salsberg, research instructor at the George Washington University School of Nursing, challenges the projected physician shortage.
3-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Katrina: A Decade Later GW Experts Available to Discuss

Aug. 29, 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making U.S. landfall. GW experts are available to discuss.
15-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

GW Experts on Voting Rights Act, Then and Now

9-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

GW Experts Available to Comment on Fourth of July Health Stories

29-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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