Issue: 134

March | 2024

SMHS Opens Its Bicentennial Lecture Series with a Discussion on Staying Heart Healthy

GW Cardiologists lead heart health discussion

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted its inaugural Bicentennial Lecture Series event, Staying Heart Healthy, featuring a panel of six of GW’s leading cardiologists discussing advances in cardiac care and highlighting the clinical programs, research initiatives and novel medical education efforts of GW’s academic medical enterprise.

Michael Rosner, MD, Appointed to Serve as Chair Neurological Surgery

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced the appointment of Michael K. Rosner, MD, as the chair of the GW Department of Neurological Surgery, a role he has filled in an interim capacity since October 2021. As chair, Rosner will be responsible for growing the clinical and academic footprint of the department and bolstering the its local, national, and global reputation.

Michael Rosner, MD
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Sponsorship Expands GW’s Free, Multidisciplinary Teledermatology Program

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Women in Health Care Face Significantly Higher Burnout Rates

Upward Bound Students

GW Upward Bound Hosts TRiO Day Celebration

Sally Moody, PhD, photo

Sally Moody, PhD, Receives Multiple Honors for Service

Bicentennial Logo with GW

Download the Bicentennial Email Signature Today

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A Round of Applause: February SMHS Kudos

In Case You Missed It

Spotlight: Faculty in the Media | Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine

“My lab is specifically interested in understanding how epigenetic modifications, meaning the switches and levers that control the hardwired signals of the red and green lights in the DNA sequence, play a role in cancer.”

Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD, discussed her work investigating cancer-associated epigenetic changes and exploring how to therapeutically target these epigenetic mechanisms to effectively treat cancer with the National Cancer Institute in a Q+A titled “Dr. Kate Chiappinelli Explores the Epigenetic Regulation of Immune Signaling in Cancer.”

Wellness survey link, deadline March 8, 2024

March 5, noon–1 p.m.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society: Negotiation Discussions with Academic Leaders

March 7, 2–3 p.m.

GW OCR ClinicalTrials.Gov Information Session

March 8, 1–5 p.m.

7th Annual Sung Symposium: Sleep for Well-being

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