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GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Appoints Dr. Richard Simons to Serve as Senior Associate Dean for M.D. Programs

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Richard J. Simons, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine, to serve as the senior associate dean for M.D. programs.
26-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

GW Researchers Develop Model to Study Impact of Faculty Development Programs

Researchers from ‪the George Washington University introduce a new model to demonstrate how faculty development programming can affect institutional behaviors, beyond the individual participant.
18-Aug-2014 11:35 AM EDT

New Women’s Health Issues Commentary Recommends Steps to Take Full Advantage of the ACA’s Contraceptive Mandate

In the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, a new Commentary in the journal Women's Health Issues emphasizes the importance of making the most of the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Commentary...
12-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

GW Researcher Receives Grant to Develop Genetic Tools to Study Parasitic Infections

John Hawdon, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University, was recently awarded $430,722 from the National Institutes of Health to develop a model system to study parasitic...
11-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

GW Researcher Receives Grant to Study Genetic, Environmental Factors that Contribute to Autism

Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University, was awarded $435K from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to study how certain environmental factors affect the gene RORA,...
4-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

GW Researcher Receives Grant to Answer the How and Why of Autism During Development

Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and physiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $739K grant from the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative to study the link...
25-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Media Advisory: GW to Host Conference on Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program is pleased to host, in conjunction with Woods Duncan Consulting, “Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice,”...
24-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

New Research Finds Pathogenic Connection between Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer

Autoimmune disorders may share certain pathogenic mechanisms with cancer, according to a new report published in PLOS ONE by Linda Kusner, Ph.D., assistant research professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the George Washington...
21-Jul-2014 11:30 AM EDT

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