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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

Health & Medicine

Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations. (Photo: Edward Green)

Edward C. Green Fellows Will Contribute to Social and Political Change

May 08, 2018
Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, has dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations around the world. Through the endowed Edward C. Green Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund, he will continue to empower the next generation of anthropology professionals to make the world a better place.
Nepal

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

December 01, 2017

The Milken Institute School of Public Health recently received a $4.9 million grant for a four-year project that aims to reduce the risk of sma

GW and Girl Rising

November 08, 2017

 

LGBTQ Community-Driven Cancer Research Advisory Board

GW Cancer Center Works to Ensure Quality Care for All

November 08, 2017

by Michele Lynn

Dr. Kevin Pelfrey is continuing his research at GW thanks to the Carbonell Family.

A Shared Vision for Autism Research and Treatment

July 05, 2017

Major gift brings Dr. Kevin Pelphrey to GW to further research on the brain functions at the root of autism.

Allison Hoff, MD ’15, and Russell Libby, MD ’79

Let the Healing Commence: GW’s First Adopt-a-Doc Scholar Graduates

June 18, 2015
Four years ago, Allison Hoff, MD ’15, became GW’s first recipient of an Adopt-a-Doc scholarship, a unique initiative that provides alumni and friends the opportunity to support incoming students throughout all four years of medical school.
Nelson Carbonell

$2.5 M Gift to Fund Inaugural Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Initiative

May 10, 2014
The Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation announced Monday that it will be making a gift of $2.5 million to the university, which will provide an endowment for a professor who will serve as the inaugural director of the Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (AND) Initiative at GW.