GUMC News

  • Children having fun at a sports camp.
    Hoyas Connect With DC Kids Through Annual Summer Sports Camp
    July 12, 2018

    For the past six years, Georgetown University School of Medicine first and second-year students have planned and run a weeklong, cost-free sports camp for homeless children living in the D.C. General Family Shelter. They look forward to another one this year.

  • Dr. Weiner speaks from a glass podium before a display of sports memorabilia and a glass window
    Georgetown Lombardi Men's Event Boasts Another Year of Success
    June 22, 2018

    Over 200 men gathered for the 19th annual Men’s Event, a fundraising dinner to raise awareness and money for research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on cancers that affect men.

  • Dr. Anne O'Donnell stands at a podium before a room full of people. Behind her is a window and sculpture.
    O’Donnell Named The Nehemiah and Naomi Cohen Chair in Pulmonary Disease Research
    June 16, 2018

    Anne E. O’Donnell, MD, a professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine and chief of the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, was named the Nehemiah and Naomi Cohen Chair in Pulmonary Disease Research at an investiture dinner held June 14.

  • A group of people stand next to each other, some with arms linked.
    From Chapel to Coffeehouse
    June 15, 2018

    The third annual Poetry Cafe, hosted by the Georgetown Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program and Mission & Pastoral Care on June 7 in the chapel at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, provided the hospital community with the opportunity to collectively share their thoughts and experiences through poetry and more.

  • Jennifer Huang Bouey speaks before a group
    A ‘Powder Keg’ for Infectious Disease
    June 12, 2018

    Jennifer Huang Bouey, PhD, MPH, MBBS, associate professor of epidemiology at Georgetown’s School of Nursing & Health Studies, has helped convene the U.S.-China Global Health Working Group to study China's surveillance, emergency preparedness and response, and public health capacities.

  • A microscopic image of breast cancer cells
    Exciting Research Finding Ushers in New Era in Breast Cancer Treatment
    June 3, 2018

    Definitive results from a large international breast cancer study that included Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center show that a genetic test can help determine the course of a woman’s treatment and will ultimately spare many women with the most common subtype of breast cancer from receiving chemotherapy.

  • A man and woman stand on either side of a podium that displays a colloquium poster
    CENTILE Colloquium Brings Together Educators from Across the Medical Center
    June 3, 2018

    On May 30, the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE) presented the Fifth Annual Colloquium for GUMC Educators in the Health Professions.

  • A researcher in white lab coat speaks with a woman in a lab setting
    Partners in Research Award Recipients Share Stories and Findings
    June 1, 2018

    Researchers representing the seven projects funded in 2017 by Partners in Research, which supports early stage ideas with the potential to transform scientists’ understanding of medicine, spoke at a May 15 event about the impact of the Partners support on their work.

  • Sean Hawkins, Melissa Layman, and Edward Healton stand on a stage; Melissa holds a plaque in her hands.
    Inaugural Staff Spotlight Award Given to Research Administrator
    June 1, 2018

    On May 23, Melissa Layman, deputy director of research development services, was named the first-ever recipient of the CARIS Award, a new honor created to recognize exceptional staff and academic and administrative professionals who embody compassion, achievement, respect, inspiration and service.

  • A group of male and female students stand side by side in academic regalia
    BGE Graduates Praise Program’s Faculty
    May 21, 2018

    This year, more than 500 students graduated from Biomedical Graduate Education programs with master's degrees and 23 from doctoral programs, many praising the role that BGE faculty had in their academic success.