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Full Circle

Reflecting on Years of Accomplishment at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

By Thomas Kohout

On Jan. 17, 2019, an email went out to the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) community with a major announcement. After more than eight years as Vice President for Health Affairs at GW and Dean of SMHS, Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, would step aside following the completion of a national search for his successor. Read more

Education at a Distance

By Steve Goldstein

U.S. Army Capt. Olga Terekhina, MSHS ’16, BSHS ’12, is an outstanding alumna of George Washington University (GW). Although you’d think it would be easy, finding students on campus who’ve taken courses alongside her is a nearly impossible task. Perhaps that’s because despite earning two degrees, and working toward her third, in laboratory technology from GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Terekhina has never set foot on campus. Read more

A Path to Success

By Ashley Rizzardo

You’re not truly successful unless you’re giving back to your community. That’s the tenet Marcee Wilder, MD, MPH, learned from her mother growing up and what she reflected on as she considered her career path. It led Wilder to an emergency medicine residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York City and a research fellowship at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). Read more

Bolstering Core Labs

SMHS Updates, Increases Facilities to Expand Faculty Accessibility

By Katherine Dvorak

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), as it aims for pre-eminence in every facet of the institution, is expanding and growing its core lab facilities to ensure all faculty have access to the necessary tools and technologies to support their research. Read more