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Michael Plesniak Inducted Into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

The AIMBE College of Fellows represents the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers nationwide.
4/14/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Supplement to Help Cancer Patients Increase Sense of Taste Wins $35,000 Seed Money in GW Business Plan Competition

The George Washington University student-led team Sensamir won the $35,000 first place prize in seed money for their entrepreneurial business plan to patent a supplement to enhance taste recognition in cancer patients
4/13/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Celebrity Chef José Andrés to Deliver Commencement Address at the George Washington University, May 18


World-renowned chef José Andrés will address graduates of the George Washington University at its 2014 Commencement. The James Beard winner is known for his restaurants, his PBS television series, his food advocacy work and his GW class, “The...
4/13/2014 12:50 PM EDT

Milken Institute School of Public Health to Hold National Conference on Integrating Health and Legal Care

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, part of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, will host its ninth annual conference on April 10-11 in Seattle, Washington to discuss how to better care...
4/2/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Researcher Invents ‘Mini Heart’ to Help Return Venous Blood


Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and physiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has invented a new organ to help return blood flow from veins lacking functional valves.
3/27/2014 11:10 AM EDT

UnitedHealth Group’s Center for Nursing Advancement Forms External Nursing Advisory Board

The UnitedHealth Group Center for Nursing Advancement (CFNA) announced the formation of an External Nurse Advisory Board (ENAB).
3/27/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Geiger Gibson Program Recognizes Seven Emerging Leaders at the National Association of Community Health Centers Policy and Issues Forum

Each year, the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) honors young professionals currently working in community health. Community...
3/26/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Robert H. Miller, Ph.D., Renowned Neuroscientist and Administrator, to Join GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences as Senior Associate Dean for Research

Robert H. Miller, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as the senior associate dean for research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
3/26/2014 10:10 AM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

Pennsylvania School Stabbing: Experts Available to Comment

4/9/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Unemployment Benefits Debate

4/8/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on National Autism Awareness Month

4/7/2014 11:00 AM EDT

IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings: Experts Available to Comment

4/3/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Earthquake in Chile: Experts Available to Comment

4/2/2014 1:15 PM EDT

Venezuela’s Volatile Demonstrations: GW Experts Available to Comment

3/25/2014 2:00 PM EDT

99 Problems and No Time to Worry About AIDS

It’s an unfortunate reality for many in low-income racial and ethnic minority communities: Unemployment is disproportionately high, crime is an ever-present problem, access to affordable health care can be nonexistent, and the struggle to pay rent...
3/20/2014 2:20 PM EDT

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on the Contraception Mandate

On March 25, the Supreme Court will hear the arguments surrounding lawsuits filed by two for-profit companies who argue that they should be exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s mandate on contraceptive services. A friend of the court brief filed...
3/18/2014 2:00 PM EDT

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