GUMC Update


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 UpdateJune 3, 2018
Highlights Include: 
-Research presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting that included patients from Georgetown Lombardi showed that a genetic test can help prevent some women from unnecessarily receiving chemotherapy.
-A new award recognizing staff at Georgetown University Medical Center was bestowed upon Melissa Layman, deputy director of research development services.
-At a recent research showcase, Partners in Research grant recipients told funders how their awards have helped them push their science forward. 




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateMay 21, 2018
Highilights include: 
-At the School of Nursing & Health Studies commencement, Luci Baines Johnson (H'18) encouraged graduates to dream, serve and lead "a purpose-driven life."
-Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, MBA, praised the Class of 2018 at the commencement ceremony, calling them "a remarkable group of men and women."
-The newest Biomedical Graduate Education alumni expressed gratitude for faculty and staff who "believed in each and every one of us." 




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateMay 13, 2018
Highlights Include:
-At HOYA Clinic's 10th anniversary celebration students reflected on how serving patients there has impacted their lives.
-The effectiveness of an oral health training program for medical students was proven by Amanda Corwin (M'20) and team.
-A short documentary features explanations from Georgetown researchers on the benefits of zebrafish in a biomedical research model.







2015 GUMC Update Archive

2014 GUMC Update Archive