Health News Magazine Winter 2017

Health News Magazine

Health News from George Washington University Hospital is a publication designed to bring you the latest news as well as health and wellness information you can use throughout the year.

In This Issue:
A Team Effort Saves the Life of a Local Baseball Fan
Winter 2017

A Team Effort Saves the Life of a Local Baseball Fan

The perfect combination of EMTs, doctors and nurses yields a great outcome for Michael Landrum.
Michelle Konkoly’s Journey to Paralympic Gold
Winter 2017

Michelle Konkoly’s Journey to Paralympic Gold

Paralyzed from the waist down after falling out a fifth story window, the Georgetown University swimmer was rushed to GW Hospital where she received spinal surgery to fuse her fractured vertebrae.
Leading-edge Approaches to Cancer Treatment
Winter 2017

Leading-edge Approaches to Cancer Treatment

From detection, to treatment and after-care, physicians at the GW Comprehensive Breast Center specialize in one field – breast care.