GUMC Update

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

January 5, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Medical students responded to the need to reduce opioid overdose deaths in the District with the Hoya Drug Overdose Prevention & Education (DOPE) Project.
– A recent Georgetown Lombardi clinical trial of immunotherapy for liver cancer has delivered promising results.
– The student-driven HOYA Clinic reopened in its new location at The Triumph in DC’s Congress Heights neighborhood last September.

GUMC Update newsletter image for Dec. 15, 2019

December 15, 2019
Highlights Include:
– NHS Nursing Professor Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP, CHFN-K, was selected for the Fulbright Specialist Program.
– The annual HOYA Clinic Toy Drive raised more than $10,800 to purchase 400 toys.
– The Georgetown Women in Medicine (GWIM) annual awards ceremony celebrated the progress of women in medicine.
– The 10th annual Ruesch Center symposium highlighted cutting-edge research in GI cancer.

The December 1, 2019, GUMC Update

December 1, 2019
Highlights Include:
– Sara Rotenberg (NHS’20) is the first Rhodes Scholarship recipient from Georgetown’s School of Nursing & Health Studies.
– Cura Personalis Award Recipient Reflects on HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, spoke at the Twelfth Annual GUMC Convocation.
– HIV experts discussed success stories and lessons learned at the 2019 Convocation Colloquium
– Richard Schlegel, MD, PhD, received the Lifetime Contribution Award for his decades-long dedication to decreasing the incidence of cervical cancer worldwide.


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