Tag: SPHHS

Flood triggers power outage in Ross Hall

Updated: 3:30 p.m. Ross Hall was evacuated just after 12 p.m. Monday and will be closed for the rest of the day, after flooding at the Washington Harbour affected three Pepco power feeders, triggering a power outage in the building. Classes in the building this evening are canceled, and the Himmelfarb Library is also closed, […]

Pro-Choice Caucus quotes GW study in Stupak amendment fight

Pro-Choice Caucus Democrats in the House of Representatives are citing a study by five professors and researchers in the School of Public Health and Health Services on the long-term implications of the Stupak amendment, a last minute addition to the health care reform bill that passed the House. The study found that the Stupak amendment¬† […]

SPHHS research professor to be FDA adviser

A research professor and food safety expert in the School of Public Health and Health Services has been named a senior adviser to the head of the Food and Drug Administration, the organization announced this week. Professor Michael Taylor will serve as an adviser to Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg and will collaborate […]