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Caring for People with HIV

Today we have people aging with HIV, and the first glimmers of what seemed at one time unimaginable: a possible path to a cure. Our faculty, students, patients, and alumni are working around the world and around the corner to help stop the spread of the disease, to care compassionately for those who carry it, and to research and design the most effective treatments of tomorrow.

Read Editor Jane Varner Malhotra’s full letter »

Print Edition

Read the print edition of the Caring for People with HIV issue online.

A Testimonial

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“While the amount of money awarded in the Oklahoma case is significant, what is most important going forward is that the proceeds from the litigation be spent building the type of health care system necessary to prevent, treat, and sustain recovery for those with substance use disorder.”

— Regina LaBelle, JD (L’92), program director for the Addiction and Public Policy Initiative at Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, responding to the August settlement against Johnson&Johnson in Healio Primary Care

Check Up: News & Research

An ongoing collaboration with a community in West Virginia has provided students in Georgetown’s online master’s degree program in nursing with insight into rural health challenges.

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Since its launch eight years ago, the annual MedStar Health-Georgetown University Research Symposium brings together researchers, residents, academics, and collaborative partners from across the region to showcase work throughout the…

A Testimonial

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“To effectively control tumor growth, you have to know the molecular network that drives that growth. This study takes a good look under the hood, and gives us the key drivers that could be targeted to shut that engine down.”

— Chunling Yi, PhD, associate professor of oncology at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and senior investigator in a study decoding a chain of molecules that are critical for the growth and survival of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma—the most common and most lethal form of pancreatic cancer.

On Campus

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For five years, transforming student experience through community building.

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Researching placebo effects in insomnia treatment.

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The Healing Power of Communication

Journalist Katie Couric and John Marshall, MD, director of Georgetown Lombardi’s Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, discuss the importance of communication among doctors, patients, and caregivers during the inaugural Edward M. Kovach Cura Personalis Endowed Lecture at Georgetown in August. “It makes a huge difference for patients and their families to have caring, compassionate doctors,” Couric said.

Alumni Connections

Julie Silver

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School…

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When he finished high school in 1951, the fastest kid on Long Island had track scholarship offers from top schools around the country, allowing him an education his family could…

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