Issue: 135

April | 2024

SMHS Bicentennial Lecture Series Explores the Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Panelists on stage at Health Brain event

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted the second installment of the Bicentennial Lecture Series event, Maintaining a Healthy Brain, featuring a panel of five of GW’s leading neurologists and discussing the aging brain; steps to optimize brain health; clinical options for patients with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or stroke; and the critical connection between research and patient care.

GW Medical Students Discover the

‘Joy and Privilege of Medicine’

GW SMHS MD students holding signs showing where they will go for residency

Members of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences MD Class of 20234 celebrated Match Day on March 15, learning where they would train in their medical specialties. Students matched in specialties at leading residency programs across the country in programs in from Maine Medical Center in Portland and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to University of Miami Jackson Health System in Miami .

Portrait, Alison Hall, PhD

Alison Hall, PhD, Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Research

Excited PAs show their match day envelopes

PA Students Set to Start Clinical Year Following Match Day Event

Rong Li, PhD, in lab with arms crossed

Rong Li, PhD, Named GW Inventor of the Year for Breast Cancer Therapy

Illustration of health care icons and human face silhouette transforming into binary code

GW Joins Study to Develop AI Tools for Health Disparity Research

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH photo on Children’s National and GW Logo background

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH, Named Chief Academic Officer and Chair of Pediatrics

Population Health and Health Services Research Scholars Program Call for Faculty Applicants

In Case You Missed It

Spotlight: Faculty in the Media | Julie Bauman, MD, MPH,

Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Cente

When we have a patient who has just had a major surgery to treat their cancer, we make a decision about adjuvant chemotherapy in the context of stage — stage 1, 2, 3, or 4. What I learned from [the announcement] is that she's getting preventive chemotherapy or adjuvant chemotherapy with the goal of cure.

Julie Bauman, MD, MPH, Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, discussed the recent cancer diagnosis of Catherine, Princess of Wales on the BBC.

Illustration for Research Showcase April 25

April 19, 5:30 p.m.

Annual Follies Student Show and the Golden Apple Awards Ceremony

April 23, 1–2 p.m.

Understanding De Novo Cholesterol Biosynthesis Pathways in Head and Neck Cancer

May 10, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

2024 BioCompute Conference Hosted by GW HIVE Lab

Cover image of Spring 2023 Medicine + Health magazine
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