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School of Medicine Students Host Panel Addressing Challenges in Rare Disease Care

School of Medicine Students Host Panel Addressing Challenges in Rare Disease Care

By Anna Tsioulias February 22, 2023

The Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Rare Disease Interest Group hosted a virtual panel Feb. 13 to address challenges in equitable rare disease care, including the unmet needs of rare disease...

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Amid Prolonged COVID-19 Crisis, GU Professors Recommend Policies to Combat Future Pandemics

By Ella Castanier September 30, 2020

Domestic and international governance failures have prolonged the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and needlessly exasperated its human cost, two Georgetown University Medical Center professors found in a recent...

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Alumna Raises Money to Produce Potentially Lifesaving COVID-19 Oxygen Monitors

By Grace Buono September 18, 2020

When Shavini Fernando (GRD ’18) developed a wearable oxygen monitor to live independently despite her life-threatening heart condition, she did not imagine two years later her invention would aid patients...

@CELENZACHRIS/TWITTER | Four professors, including three from Georgetown College, were awarded grants of $10,000 as part of recognition for extraordinary efforts in their roles as professors.

Professors To Be Honored at Faculty Convocation

By Anna Ferrazzi October 11, 2019

The President's Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers will be presented to four Georgetown University professors in recognition of their research and commitment to teaching students at the fall faculty...

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Law Center, Medical Center Formalize Legal Resource Partnership

By Marina Pitofsky September 14, 2017

The Georgetown University Law Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center formally launched the Health Justice Alliance, a partnership to share legal resources and medical research focused on...

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GUMC researchers have developed a new method for autism spectrum disorder screening,

GUMC Proposes New Autism Screening Method

By Madeline Charbonneau May 18, 2017

A new method for autism spectrum disorder screening in children of Latinx families, developed by Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists, was presented at the International Meeting...

Medical Center Evaluates Sesame Street and Autism

By Tala al Rajjal April 3, 2017

The results of a collaborative study between the Children’s National Health System and a researcher at the Georgetown University Medical Center, focused on evaluating the effectiveness of an initiative...

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GUMC researchers have developed a new method for autism spectrum disorder screening,

Med Center Trials to Focus on Neurologic Diseases

By Lily Steinberg March 20, 2017

Georgetown University Medical Center has begun two trials to test a cancer drug’s ability to modify the progression of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, potentially creating the first...

Georgetown Medical Student Club Promotes Awareness for Students Without Documentation

By Alex Mooney February 24, 2017

Georgetown University Medical Center students launched a group last fall to raise awareness among medical students and administrators about the experiences of students without documentation. The group,...

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A student-led initiative, Smoke Free Georgetown has launched a Facebook page and petition to ask for a studentwide referendum on banning smoking on campus.

Group Seeks Smoke-Free Referendum

By William Zhu October 6, 2016

A new student-led group advocating for a smoke-free campus is petitioning the Georgetown University Student Association to hold a studentwide referendum on banning smoking on campus. Smoke Free...

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President of the American Public Health Association Camara Jones discussed racism in health care.

Health Disparities Examined

By Olivia Chiu October 6, 2016

To ensure health equity, there needs to be a united response to the prevalence of racism in health care, according to President of the American Public Health Association Camara Jones at a talk at the...

Georgetown Professors Criticize Congress

By Cheryl Liu February 5, 2016

Two Georgetown University professors published a commentary on Jan. 18 criticizing a section of Congress’ recent spending bill that outlines mammography screening recommendations for women. Under...

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