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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine to Tour GW School of Nursing’s Patient Simulation Lab

November 26, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., will visit the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on Dec. 1 to tour the School of Nursing’s state-of-the-art Skills and Simulation Laboratory, a training center with 21 highly sophisticated manikin patients that allow students to work in real-life situations. Sen. Kaine will address the university’s next generation of healthcare professionals, including participants in the Veterans Bachelor of Science Nursing Program on the demand for nurse practitioners in the region. GW President Steven Knapp will also make remarks.

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The George Washington University Launches New Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Program

October 08, 2014

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences introduces a new program that offers candidates the opportunity to build a strong foundation towards a new and rewarding career in medicine.

Interdisciplinary Research Team Finds Method for More Precise Diagnosis of Pneumonia

September 23, 2014

GW researchers find DNA sequencing may lead to greater care for patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. GW's Computational Biology Institute contributed to the data analysis with their unique bioinformatics tool "Pathoscope." Read more.

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton to Attend GW Science, Technology and Engineering Day

April 21, 2014

Nearly 130 high school students from Loudoun County Public Schools will spend a day on the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Va., experiencing hands-on workshops designed to illustrate areas of research and careers in science, technology and engineering fields.

GW Hosts Discussion on Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care

January 08, 2014

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) and School of Nursing (SON) will co-host “Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care.” The discussion features Judy Murphy, deputy national coordinator for programs and policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.