Spring 2015 Issue

As a rule, Physician Assistants (PA) are passionate about their profession. They aren’t simply practitioners, they are proponents, eager to extol the virtues of their chosen field.
Luther W. Brady Jr., M.D. ’48, B.A. ’46, A.A. ’44, HON ’04
Fresh out of medical school and on the first assignment of his young medical career, Yen-Yi Juo, M.D., M.P.H., found himself aboard a minesweeper, responsible for the health of 75 sailors and crew members as a medical officer for the Taiwanese Navy.
When Jaspreet Suri arrived in Southern California as a 7-year-old in 1995, among his earliest experiences was a broken leg during school.
For Sheila Pinette, D.O., PA ’83, chief health officer for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the path leading to Maine’s highest public health office was a fast-paced and challenging journey — and one that began at the GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) phy
Assad Meymandi, M.D. ’62, Ph.D., Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, was selected to serve as the 2015 Commencement Speaker for William Peace University in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.
Alan E. Greenberg, M.D. ’82, M.P.H., professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW, and director of the District of Columbia Developmental Center for AIDS Research, received the Alvan R.
Richard J. Simons, M.D., brings an extensive background as an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine to his new position as senior associate dean for M.D. programs at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).
Creativity in science requires more than just subject mastery.
For doctors treating newborns suffering from pediatric dysphagia, a chronic condition related to feeding and swallowing, a solution may soon be available.