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April 22, 2021
Over the last year, people around the world have been grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with stress as a result. Stress Awareness Month this April is possibly more important than ever as we find healthy ways to cope with the stress of the last year.
April 15, 2021
When Swanzetta McCoy joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates as an administrative assistant 17 years ago, she already had five years of experience as a member of the GW community.
April 15, 2021
Approximately 1 in 4 women will develop a pelvic floor disorder in their lifetimes, similar to the risk of developing diabetes, breast cancer, or heart disease.
April 1, 2021
Francisca Cativo is a master of schedules. For the last 19 years, Cativo has worked at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates to help patients get the health care they need, though few patients will ever see her face or hear her voice.
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.