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Growing From Within: Ariam Yitbarek, MS, BSN

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 05, 2020

More than two decades ago, Ariam Yitbarek came onboard at MedStar Washington Hospital Center as a nurse in the Cardiac…

Celebrated Physician: Alexander Papolos, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 24, 2020

From his first introduction to cardiology at New York Medical College, Alexander Papolos, MD, knew he had found the specialty that would become his career. Inspired by the physiology of…

From Torn ACL to 10-Miler: Daniel’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 21, 2020

If you have to go through a painful surgery and lengthy recovery to repair a knee injury, you want to…

Celebrated Physician: Reena A. Garg, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 17, 2020

If you’re invited to have dinner with the family of Reena A. Garg, MD, be ready to talk medicine. Dr. Garg, an…

Heart Disease in Cancer Patients: Willie’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 23, 2020

In 2015, then 69-year-old Willie M. Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer. A simple lumpectomy removed her tumor and a…

Hope, Healing and a New Life: Kevin’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 08, 2020

A challenging diagnosis and complicated treatment plan gave Kevin Grant a second chance, and he took it. Diagnosed at another…