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September 15, 2023

Adam Friedman, MD, Professor & Chair of Dermatology, is featured in an article about the impacts of weather on skin on HealthCentral.com.

July 11, 2023

The George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher T. Smedley, MPM, as the Chief Clinical Affairs and Strategy Officer. Smedley served as a consultant in this role, and officially transitioned into the position on May…

June 29, 2023

Air quality in the Washington, D.C. area is unusually poor, and while it may be invisible some days, the threat is still there. Daniel Baram, MD, associate professor of medicine at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and division Director of Pulmonary…

June 11, 2023

Warmer months bring outdoor events, including cookouts, campfires, and fireworks displays, but they also bring the risk of burns. Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…

June 1, 2023

Frequent interruptions to sleep and daytime sleepiness may be indicative of sleep apnea and warrant a consultation with a sleep expert.

May 11, 2023

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PHD, MPHS, talks about the exciting highlights of the Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis virtual conference on December 11.

May 9, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the pandemic, and even the slow process of a return to normal, has had significant consequences for our mental health. Recently, U.S. surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, sounded the alarm on the growing epidemic of loneliness and isolation in the…

May 5, 2023

George Washington University (GW) is excited to share that it launched its chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on the 26th of April, 2023. The NAI is an esteemed organization that honors academic inventors and acknowledges the impact of their groundbreaking discoveries on society…

May 3, 2023

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers, but it’s also the most preventable. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to brush up on skin cancer basics as well as dive into deeper and less common information.

April 19, 2023

Days ahead of the start of World Immunization Week, April 23–29, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Wednesday that adults 65 and older and those with weakened immune systems receive another dose of the reformulated COVID-19 booster. It’s a timely reminder that vaccines…