Spring 2019

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Campus News

Zuby Syed (M’22), Callie Takahashi (M’20), Heng Nhoung (M’22), Kimberly Walker, director of diversity and inclusion, and Susan M. Cheng

For the growing number of Georgetown School of Medicine students who are the first in their families to pursue medicine, navigating the path into and through medical school can be…

lucille adams campbell

Washingtonian magazine named Lucile Adams-Campbell a Washingtonian of the Year. She’s a national leader in minority health and health disparities research.

Shavini Fernando (G’18) wears a first-level prototype of OxiWear, her invention to alert users with pulmonary hypertension when their oxygen levels drop critically low. Fernando has the condition herself.
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A Life-Saving Device That Could Save the Inventor

In fall 2018, Shavini Fernando (G’18) swept two Georgetown entrepreneurship pitch competitions, won four awards, and earned a total of $40,500 for her invention of OxiWear, a wearable tech device that alerts users when their oxygen levels drop critically low. The first person to benefit from this life-saving device? Fernando herself.

Alumni News and Profiles

With the recently released book DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC, Georgetown alumni and faculty are shining a spotlight on the city’s important role in the genre’s…

Dr. Ayaz Virji talking passionately

When Dr. Ayaz Virji (C’96, M’00) and his family moved to rural Minnesota, they were the only Muslims in their community. Things went well until the election of Donald Trump. Somewhat reluctantly,…

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