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.
The GW HealthDesk is open to residents of Washington D.C. at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church's Annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The GW Healthdesk is a collaboration between the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, funded by a grant from the D.C. Department of Healthcare Finance.
Raja Mazumder, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, authored a paper published in PLOS ONE outlining the baseline biome of a healthy human gut. This will serve as a reference for doctors, patients, and researchers, giving them an idea of what a “normal” human microbiome looks like.
Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will also serve as the Ralph E. Lowey Professor of Oncology, as well as chief of pathology service and clinical laboratory director at GW Hospital.