Archive: GUMC Stories

  • NHS Alumna Focuses on Health Policy, Public Health

    Erika Rogan (NHS’06) says the School of Nursing & Health Studies gave her a solid academic foundation in various elements that make up the health care field. The young alumna – who will begin a Ph.D.

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  • Celebrating Life and Health for 14 Years, One Woman at a Time

    Holding up the plastic model of a female torso, Georgeen Newland stands comfortably in front of two dozen women seated in a circle at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In her soothing V

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  • Ambassador Addresses HIV/AIDS Research Conference

    China has greatly stepped up its response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic during the past decade, said Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD, who oversees implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS

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  • HIV Reveals General Theory of Dementia

    It was a puzzle. Individuals infected with HIV who also were known to abuse drugs such as cocaine and morphine were developing the telltale signs of dementia — even though they were in their 20s and 3

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  • Food For Thought

    The basis of all brain functions such as learning, memory, planning, organization, attention, reaction time, and emotions, involve tiny electrical impulses and chemical signals of your neurons. Did y

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  • Newport Leads New Brain Center

    Some plastic things are more, well, “plastic” than other plastic things. Take nylon, which flows, bending freely. Polycarbonate – the stuff in eyeglasses — not so much. Now think of the human brain, a

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  • Life on the Wards

    “The patient is a 47 year old with metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma locally invading the stomach, pancreas, and left adrenal gland who came to the hospital with dysphagia to liquids and s

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  • Touch, Empower, Encourage, Inspire

    Adeeb Barqawi uses the metaphor of a birdcage to explain why this recent graduate from Georgetown University Medical Center is waiting two years before he attends medical school. Barqawi, with a new M

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  • Stoto Named AcademyHealth Senior Scholar

    In August, Michael Stoto, Ph.D., professor of health systems administration at NHS, begins his work at the 4,300-member organization that seeks to use health services research to improve health care.

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  • Health Economist Joins Georgetown

    A well-known health economist says she wanted to join the faculty of the School of Nursing & Health Studies because of the school’s mission. “The school’s commitment to reflective scholarship and soc

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