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Working together to help people and communities thrive

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Check Up: News & Research

Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center recently found that aging cells can be an underlying cause of kidney damage. Working with mice, they studied stress and tissue damage initiated…

A recently published modeling analysis provides a clear direction for physicians attempting to advise women with ATM, CHEK2, and PALB2 genes, which increase risk of breast cancer and are collectively…

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From the archives

Outreach to D.C.-area schools has long been an integral part of a Georgetown University education. In this photo, students from the School of Dentistry visit a local classroom. Do you know the people shown here? If so reach out to us at healthmagazine@georgetown.edu to let us know the whole story.

On Campus

The Huntington’s Disease Care, Education, and Research Center (HD-CERC) at Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, established a decade ago thanks to an anonymous alumnus donor, supports…

The field of biotechnology has advanced rapidly over the past 46 years, with significant applications in health care, agriculture, manufacturing, forensics, and environmental management. Believing that Georgetown University should invest…

Alumni Connections

Colonel Steven Coffee, pictured here with his son Steven Coffee II, earned his Executive Master’s in Clinical Quality, Safety & Leadership, while deployed in Doha, Qatar. His Georgetown coursework was…

Professor of Surgery, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at Howard University I grew up in a middle class African American…

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What’s in my white coat? with Ebou Cham (G’14)

Georgetown nurse anesthesia alumnus Ebou Cham (G’14) is the interim chief certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

student celebrating match day
student celebrating match day
Sindhura Kolachana
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In-person Match Day returns for 2022

Members of the School of Medicine’s Class of 2022, surrounded by family, friends, faculty, and staff who supported their dreams to become doctors, gathered for the annual Match Day celebration to learn together where each soon-to-be doctor would go for their residency—the training that follows medical school graduation.

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Changing lives together

In 2018, Jay Khanna, MD, performed life-changing spinal surgery on Dan D’Aniello at Johns Hopkins University. Four years later, they are changing lives together.

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