In honor of her work to combat health disparities, Washingtonian magazine recognized Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, associate director for minority health and health disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi, as a Washingtonian of the Year.

Since 2011, Georgetown Breast Cancer Advocates have made numerous contributions to research by sharing their experiences and expertise, helping scientists develop proposals for patient-centered research at Georgetown and beyond.

Cindy L. Farley, PhD, associate professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, will study midwifery care in the United Kingdom through a University of Oxford residency program sponsored by Georgetown's Office of the President and coordinated by the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement. 

In a special ceremony celebrating the last graduating class of the master's-level Nurse Anesthesia Program, the School of Nursing & Health Studies also honored the program's founding director.

In addition to its physical and cognitive benefits, the Movement for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) program has helped participants bond over their shared experiences.

DNA testing kits have become popular holiday gifts but there are a few things to consider before using one, said Beth Peshkin, MS, LCGC, director of cancer genetic counseling at Georgetown Lombardi and professor of oncology at Georgetown University School of Medicine.


MedStar Health is now accepting abstracts for the 2019 MedStar Health Research Symposium on Thursday, May 30 at the Bethesda North Marriott & Conference Center. All providers, researchers, residents and fellows are invited to submit an abstract here by 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 28.

All interested faculty and staff are welcome to attend a workshop to learn more about the appointment and promotion process for all four NHS faculty lines: Educator, Research, Tenure and Adjunct. A new online resource for the application and promotion process will also be introduced. Register here. Contact Karen Bokoski with any questions.


Washingtonian Washingtonians of the Year 2018  with Lucile Adams-Campbell, Dec. 18, 2018

The Washington Post Ruth Bader Ginsburg has surgery for malignant nodules in her lung with Stephen Liu, Dec. 21, 2018

Associated Press Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg with Giuseppe Giaccone, Dec. 22, 2018

CNN Understanding Ruth Bader Ginsburg's cancer operation with Stephen Liu, Dec. 21, 2018

Bloomberg Justice Ginsburg Has Lung Surgery to Remove Cancerous Growths with Stephen Liu, Dec. 21, 2018

CBS News Strong U.S. job market hurts care for those in nursing homes with Sean Huang, Dec. 11, 2018

NPR Marketplace Drug use is down among teenagers, but vaping is up big with David Levy, Dec. 18, 2018

Talk Media News WHO races to set ethical rules for gene editing before it's too late with Daniel Sulmasy, Dec. 17, 2018

The New York Times N.I.H. to Scrutinize Private Donations to Scientific Research Projects with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Dec. 13, 2018

Buffalo News Another Voice: Drug companies should help pay for opioid harm with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Dec. 16, 2018

The Washignton Post (Letter to the editor) Addressing the opioid epidemic in the nation's capital with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Dec. 21, 2018

AAMC News Paying it forward with Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dec. 18, 2018

The Washington Post If he'd stuck with family tradition, he would have been another surgeon. But he didn't. with Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dec. 28, 2018

Hollywood Life Alison Raybould: 5 Things To Know About The Strategic 'Survivor' Finalist with Alison Raybould, Dec. 19, 2018

Washington Business Journal See how Wawa welcomed its new neighbors in Georgetown with Georgetown Lombardi, Dec. 20, 2018

National Postdoctoral Association Cura Personalis: The Foundation for Georgetown University's Postdoctoral Association with Caleb McKinney, Dec. 2018


The National Academy of Inventors has named Louis M. Weiner, MD, director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, to its 2018 class of fellows for his research on new therapeutic approaches which mobilize patients' immune systems to fight cancer using monoclonal antibodies.


As the capstone project for the Global Health Initiative's Great Influenza Centenary Project, students from across the university took on mock professional roles and responded in real-time to the global spread of a hypothetical virus, assessing the disease's causes and transmission, and coordinating with international agencies.


Wednesday, January 9
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library, BACC Classroom, Lower Level

Learn about tools to strengthen your research. Hosted by Dahlgren Memorial Library and the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs. Register here.


Saturday, January 12
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lombardi Atrium

Join Walking Warriors Battling Breast Cancer to kick off their training for their second annual fundraising walk on April 27. Email [email protected] with any questions.


Wednesday, January 16
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library, BACC Classroom, Lower Level

Learn more about structuring your research questions to generate better search results. Register here.


Wednesday, January 23
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Grand Rounds
Medical-Dental Building, SW 107
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Workshop
Dahlgren Memorial Library, TBL Space, Second Floor

Lunch provided. RSVP here (required). 


Thursday, January 24
12:00 p.m.

Register here for " The Learning Environment During Residency." Learn more about the webinar series here.  


Thursday, January 10
12:00 p.m.

Register here for "Overview & Introduction of the Learning Environment." Learn more about the webinar series here.


12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Harris Building, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Suite 4100

Featuring guest speaker Jean Mitchell, PhD. Attendees may also participate via Zoom. Email [email protected] to RSVP.


Thursday, January 17
12:00 p.m.

Register here for "The Learning Environment: An International Perspective." Learn more about the seminar series here.


Wednesday, January 23
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Medical-Dental Building

Learn more about clinical and social inequalities, and ideas for improving health outcomes for diverse populations. Presented by Christopher King, PhD. Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. RSVP here.

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Tuesday, January 29
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
St. Mary's Hall, Room 414

A discussion of the appointment and promotion process, and a new online resource, for all NHS faculty lines. Register here. Contact Karen Bokoski with any questions. Hosted by the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs


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