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 joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for control of cell proliferation and organ identity and is implicated in cancer, thus having broad implications for health and development of new therapeutics
The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.
One of the most unique aspects of attending GW is its home in the nation’s capital. Recently, second-year SMHS PA students, Tatum Little and Bradley Cundiff, took advantage of GW’s location by lobbying on Capitol Hill in support of their future profession.