Spring 2013 Issue

Vice President and Dean Jeffrey S. Akman employs his gift for uniting people to benefit the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
This time of year, with graduation ceremonies taking place and excitement in the air, one naturally focuses on the future. Whether we are graduating from one of GW’s health sciences or Ph.D.
Researcher Sally Moody uses frog embryos to clear the knowledge gap in neural regeneration
Students and residents presented more than 300 posters at Medicine and Health Research Day. The scope of posters ranged from basic science research to translational science projects.  
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that HIV/AIDS researcher Douglas F. Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., will be joining the faculty on Oct. 1, 2013, as the Ross Professor of Basic Science Research and chair of the Department of Microbiology…
The George Washington University (GW) Heart & Vascular Institute and The Wireless Foundation, in partnership with the D.C.
Ask medical students what is most important to them and you get similar responses — support for their education and overall well-being.
Lawrence Deyton asks that you call him by his nickname, Bopper. After all, it’s what his family, friends, and colleagues have always called him.
Medical humanities education illuminates the human condition, creates more effective clinicians
Clinical Research and Leadership Professor Shawneequa Callier, J.D., M.A., weighs in on the implications of human genome research