Issue: 124
May | 2023
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences community turned out to celebrate the installation of three leading faculty members into endowed positions — Robert Sterling, MD, as the Dr. John P. Adams Research Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery; and Dominic Raj, MD, as the Bert B. Brooks Chair in the Medical School, and David Belyea, MD, MBA ’08, as the inaugural Daniel P. Shepard, MD, and Dennis D. Shepard, MD, Professor in Ophthalmology.
Competing against 417 GW students from 161 teams, three GW SMHS student teams rose to the top to sweep the Health Care and Life Sciences track in the annual competition. The final round featured finalists competing in five tracks — Business Goods and Services, Consumer Goods and Services, Health Care and Life Sciences, Social Innovation, the new Explorer Track.
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“This warming has led to more extreme heat days occurring. And with this extreme heat, doctors have seen an onslaught of health risks, including heart disease, kidney disease, and even death.”
Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery at GW SMHS, and co-director of the Climate Health Institute at GW, outlines the effects of climate change on human health and the need for the health care community to advocate for environmental legislation in her April 19, 2023 editorial in Newsweek.