March 17, 2021
When Adrian Frierson stepped in to the IV Compounding Supervisor position at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) in May 2013 he brought with him prior experience in the role at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and a decade of experience working in pharmacy.
March 11, 2021
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause for cancer related deaths in the United States, and March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, we are reminded that receiving regular cancer screening even while you have no signs or symptoms of disease in an important step in saving…
February 24, 2021
Over the course of our lives, we use our knees a lot. After years of constant motion, wear-and-tear can result in a common form of arthritis called osteoarthritis, which destroys joint cartilage and bone.
February 22, 2021
Dry skin is caused by loss of the skin's natural moisture. This may be due to harsh soaps, frequent bathing without regular use of moisturizers, chronic exposure to dry/low humidity, and skin aging
February 20, 2021
About 23 years ago, Tracy Peace joined the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates as a staff nurse, working directly with the patients in the Division of Internal Medicine. In the years since she started, her role has evolved into an informatics position working in support of…
February 19, 2021
During American Heart Month this February, we are reminded about the importance of taking care of our heart health. This reminder is perhaps even more important this year as we approach a year of living during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 18, 2021
In midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the George Washington University’s (GW) Rodham Institute has joined with health, academic, civic, civil rights, and faith organizations, as part of the Black Coalition Against COVID-19, to host community education-focused town halls.
February 12, 2021
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the people in your life who occupy your heart. This day is also observed in February during American Heart Month, a time when we are reminded of the importance of taking care of our heart health.
February 4, 2021
Joseph D’Urso never planned to work in health care. Having studied Arabic in school, he was hoping to get a job as an interpreter. However, sometimes life pushes you in other directions. Life pushed D’Urso toward health care.
February 2, 2021
We are resuming our blog posts, and what better way than with the first step to any skincare regimen? In this dry winter season, choosing the right cleanser is vital!