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June 29, 2021

With beaches, pools, and sandal-ready weather, the summer is a time to give your feet a breather – but injuries and foot health should still be a top concern.

June 21, 2021

Close to 15% of men are in poor health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making June, Men’s Health Month, a fitting time to prioritize care for a population sometimes reluctant to get regular check-ups.

June 16, 2021

Warmer months bring outdoor events, including cookouts, campfires, and fireworks displays, but they also bring the risk of burns. Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…

June 14, 2021

Rana Al Aghbar, unlike some who pursue a career in health care, didn’t feel a calling to the profession. Instead, what was to be a “job between jobs” became the ideal fit, and her excellence and work ethic have shined throughout her time at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…

June 14, 2021

The Washington Business Journal interviewed Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, on how the department has managed the COVID-19 pandemic, the growth of biopharma, and how he landed…

June 10, 2021

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases in the United States. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Month, a time for increased awareness of the disease and conversation around treatment and prevention.

June 7, 2021

Cecilia Castro, a medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is a touchstone for patients.

June 3, 2021

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses the importance of sunscreen protection and more.

June 3, 2021

Did you know that a third of Americans don't know how to correctly apply sunscreen? Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, breaks down the most effective way of applying sunscreen.

June 3, 2021

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses the importance of applying sunscreen with The Weather Channel.