News Archive

February 17, 2022

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Universal Health Services (UHS) along with George Washington University and Children’s National Hospital broke ground on the new Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health in Ward 8 at the St. Elizabeths East Campus.

February 8, 2022

In the U.S., by contrast, up to 95% of adolescents experience at least mild acne — a condition that often persists well into middle age. Rates of acne are similar in many other Western nations, and the rest of the world is catching up quickly. According to a 2021 study in the British Journal of…

February 7, 2022

Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel, (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW…

February 4, 2022

The claim: Rubbing hydrogen peroxide on skin treats cancer. Experts told USA TODAY applying hydrogen peroxide on skin won't eradicate cancer cells. It can also pose potential health hazards when used daily. USA TODAY reached out to the social media users who shared the claim for comment.

February 2, 2022

Reneya Gaskins, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has seen the highs and lows that accompany a career in health care, yet she wakes up each morning eager to see how the day unfolds.

January 27, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce that Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, will join its academic medical enterprise to serve as the director of the GW Cancer Center. In this role, Bauman will build on the momentum of the last five years to enhance the clinical, research, and…

January 26, 2022

George Washington University researchers have developed a blood test that quickly detects if someone has COVID-19 and predicts how severely the immune system will react to the infection, according to a new study coming out today in PLOS One. The findings could one day lead to a powerful tool to…

January 25, 2022

Dermatologists warn that the brutal winter weather that the United States will face during the next few weeks could create the ‘perfect storm’ when it comes to keeping our skin protected from the elements. Experts say winter is especially troublesome on the skin because of the low humidity,…

January 21, 2022

People with skin conditions are open to trying medical cannabis products as potential treatments, according to a study from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the University of Maryland.

January 19, 2022

Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, FACP, Associate Chief Quality and Population Officer, Head of Healthcare Delivery Transformation and Assistant Professor of Medicine, spoke with the Washington Post about proper masking and the reuse of KN95 and N95 masks during COVID.