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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

By Katherine Dvorak

Blinding lights. The touch of his sister’s hand stroking his hair. The deep sound of his father’s voice. That’s what Dewayne Brown remembers upon waking up at the George Washington University (GW) Hospital after being shot in the heart while washing his car on Oct. 20, 2017. 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

Spotlight on Quality

Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA, Brings Years of Experience to GW Liver and Pancreas Institute for Quality

By Katherine Dvorak

Quality is key for Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA. It’s there in his dedicated 25 years as a pancreatic and liver surgeon, in his expectations for the future doctors he teaches, and in the name of the new institute for which he is the executive director: The George Washington University (GW) Liver and Pancreas Institute for Quality (LPIQ). Read more

A Note From Ross Hall

Dear Colleagues,

After nearly nine years serving as the vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), I recently decided to transition out of these roles and make way for new leadership at SMHS. It has been an incredible honor to hold these key leadership positions at my alma mater, and I am proud of the accomplishments we’ve made during my tenure. Read more