Spring 2019 Issue

May 15, 2019
Frank Slaby, PhD, professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), passed away March 18, 2019.
May 15, 2019
In 1953, John P. Adams, MD, became chair of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and more than 60 years later he watched the installation of Raj Rao, MD, as the inaugural John P.
May 14, 2019
As a rising senior at Bowie High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Malik Williams dreamed of a career in medicine. Growing up in Temple Hills, Maryland, all Nicholas Dingle thought about was becoming a sports announcer.
May 14, 2019
Dear Fellow Alumni, I would like to take a moment of your time to consider the ways in which alumni can play an active role in supporting the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) community and give back to the school.
May 14, 2019
Darrell Lawrence Priddy, BS ’82 Harry P. Raymond, MD, RESD ’51 Amira Moftah Safwat, MD ’73 Gerald A. Schneider, MD ’60 Jose L. Silva, MD ’47, RESD ’48 James A. Stansfield, MD ’53 Jeffrey Lynn Stevenson, MD ’86 Russel S. Thacker, BS ’92
May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019
Timing is everything when it comes to stroke care, and thanks to advanced brain imaging software, the George Washington University (GW) Hospital can now make faster care decisions for patients experiencing a stroke.
May 14, 2019
When the clock struck noon on March 15, George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences fourth-year MD student Jacklyn Omorodion let out a scream and jumped in the air, becoming engulfed in hugs from her family. She had matched at her No.
May 14, 2019
For the first time, researchers at the George Washington University (GW), with colleagues at institutes in Thailand, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis