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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

Focusing on the Final Frontier

By Ashley Rizzardo

There are a few locations along the Potomac River that Abdulla Alhmoudi, MD, RESD ’18, would recommend if you enjoy rock climbing. But, he cautions, they’re all single pitch — a climb lasting one rope length. If you want multi-pitch climbs, the closest spot is in Seneca Rocks in West Virginia. “It’s a bit of a drive,” he says. “But it’s beautiful.” For most people, extreme rock climbing would be hobby enough. Alhmoudi, however, has higher ambitions. He enjoys extreme environments as well, ones that test the human body, such as high altitude and outer space. Read more