Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.
A research collaborative including the GW, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal, Duke University, and King’s College London will investigate the efficacy of the RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers toward individuals with mental illness.
In a research paper in the American Journal of Men’s Health, Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, sought to expand upon investigations into risks for depressive symptoms in former athletes in the NFL.
Christine Teal, MD, director of the Comprehensive Breast Center at the GW Cancer Center, spoke to WTOP for an article on breast cancer detection and prevention. WTOP also quoted Teal in an article on technology used for early detection.