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Milken Institute SPH Alumnus Works to Improve Water Safety

Milken Institute SPH Alumnus Works to Improve Water Safety

GW Alumnus, Robert Steiner, MPH ’00, is a water expert, entrepreneur, and investor. When asked to describe himself, he says, “I’m a mixture of Forest Gump, Walter Mitty, and Teddy Roosevelt. When you make good things happen, good things happen to you in return.” His career has been transformative in the fields of water and

Milken Institute SPH Alumna: Bhakthi Sahgal, MPH ’15

“Invest in new experiences that will not only provide you with enhanced skills but varying perspectives. Being able to look at an issue from multiple viewpoints will help you become a stronger advocate, leader, and contributor.”—Bhakthi Sahgal, MPH ’15   Health policy alumna shares insights into her journey through the Milken Institute SPH and how it

Venessa Perry

Meet the New GW Alumni Association President

CEO and author Dr. Venessa Marie Perry, M.P.H. ’99, is the GW Alumni Association’s first African American president. Venessa Marie Perry, the first African American president of the George Washington Alumni Association, began her tenure at the annual GWAA meeting on June 8, taking over from Jeremy Gosbee, B.A. ’98, M.B.A. ‘02. Dr. Perry, M.P.H.

80 years of distinguished alumni

80 Years of Distinguished GW Alumni

In celebration of 80 years of GW’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards, four past recipients reminisce on their time at GW and the opportunities that led to their future professional successes. Learn more about the awards at alumni.gwu.edu/alumni-awards.

Public Health Alumna Leads Bayer’s Digital Transformation

While taking an EMT course as an undergrad at GW, Jessica Federer, GWSPH BS ’05, developed an incredible amount of respect for the doctors and nurses she observed working night after night in the Emergency Room, but she was frustrated that they could not change the health care system or public health environment to prevent

Changing the Future of Healthcare: One Alum’s Vision

Remember our Class of ’08 spotlight about double alumnus and entrepreneur Ketan Patel? Patel is the founder of Dr. Interns, a non-profit that aids health care issues in developing countries by providing medical and healthcare internships abroad. Our friends at the Luther Rice Society recently caught up with Patel to learn more about Dr. Interns

GW Receives Record-Setting Gifts; Renames School of Public Health

Early this morning, GW Today announced that GW has received gifts from the Milken Institute, the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation, and the Milken Family Foundation: The George Washington University has received three gifts totaling $80 million that will address—in collaboration with other institutions—many of the world’s public health challenges, focusing on prevention of disease

650+ Alumni Gather in NYC for Evening with President Knapp

Oct. 29 was not just any other Tuesday evening for GW alumni in New York City. A record number of attendees joined GW President Steven Knapp at the Waldorf Astoria for the panel discussion, “A Conversation on Public Health and National Prosperity.” The “Reception with President Knapp” is an annual event that offers alumni a

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