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Major NIH Grant Sustains the Largest HIV Malignancy Specimen Bank By Ashley Rizzardo  IV/AIDS currently affects nearly 38 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization. Infection with HIV is associated with a wide range of long-term health complications, including the development of cancer, which is a major cause of death among individuals living […] Read more

Shaping the Future

New Chair Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, Looks to Advance Pathology Through Innovation By Ashley Rizzardo o excel in today’s competitive environment, the pathology department at an academic medical center must be on the cutting edge of clinical care and research, according to Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, the new chair of the Department of […] Read more

The Crossroads of Medicine and Public Health

By Ashley Rizzardo ostpartum hemorrhage — in which a woman experiences heavy bleeding after giving birth — is a rare but serious condition that, if not treated quickly, can result in shock and death. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), postpartum hemorrhage accounts for about 10% of maternal mortalities. With the […] Read more

A Note From Ross Hall

Dear Colleagues, he decision by George Washington University (GW) President Thomas LeBlanc to name Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, the new vice president for health affairs (VPHA) and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was greeted with enthusiasm by faculty, students, residents, staff, and alumni.