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GUMC Update is a bi-weekly online newsletter highlighting recent events, news stories and more from the Georgetown University Medical Center community.

Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateFebruary 18, 2019
Highlights Include: 
-In celebration of Black History Month, colleagues at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have been working on an oral history of the first two African-American nursing students.
-Events like Biomedical Graduate Education's annual Lunar New Year party allow students to socialize while celebrating different cultures.
-Having recruited over 1,700 clinical trial participants and published more than 100 papers in his career, Daniel Merenstein, MD, is known for his pursuit of evidence-based answers to common clinical questions.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateFebruary 3, 2019
Highilights include: 
-A group of fourth-year medical students volunteer to support first-year students at Georgetown University School of Medicine in gross anatomy lab.
-A group of international experts in Huntington’s disease, led by Georgetown University Medical Center’s Karen Anderson, MD, has developed consensus guidelines to guide the clinical management of behavior symptoms caused by the incurable disease.
-Motivated by her passion for obstetrics and rural health, Nora Elizalde (G'14, G'20) is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree while working as a certified nurse midwife in southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateJanuary 21, 2019
Highlights Include:
-As chair of Georgetown's pharmacology and physiology department, Kenneth Kellar, PhD, holds the Schering Professorship of Pharmacology, the oldest endowed professorship at the university.
-A new program that allows Georgetown University medical students to complete an elective "rotation" at the Health Justice Alliance is yielding immediate results for underserved families in the Washington, D.C. area.
-The first cancer patient to be treated as part of the CAR-T cell clinical trial at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital through Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is now in “complete remission.”








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