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Fun at Follies

Students from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences had the audience in stitches in March at Follies, an annual event that features dances and skits performed by students. Read more

A New Name

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences has been renamed the Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences to better reflect its mission. Read more

Engaging Alumni

Tracy Church, MBA, CPA, joined the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) last fall as executive director of development and alumni relations. Read more

Motivated by Mentorship

By Katherine Dvorak

Samantha Brugmann, PhD ’05, had one simple Christmas wish when she was 11 years old: a microscope. Back then, she had no way of knowing the gift would lead to a handshake with President Barack Obama as she accepted the government’s highest honor for those in her field: the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Read more