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PhD Programs

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers outstanding opportunities for graduate biomedical research, education, and training. Work with some of the nations top researchers, join a community of scholars, and make contributions to understanding the basis of health and disease. 

Explore the Biomedical PhDs are offered through the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences

Research News

A research letter, published by members of SMHS and Children’s National Hospital in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD), details results of a study that found a gap in access to treatment for severe acne among low-income communities. 

A paper in npj (Nature Partner Journal) Genomic Medicine by Shawneequa Callier, JD, MA,  of SMHS, examined the progress and challenges in increasing the amount of data on individuals with African ancestry in genomic research.

 

Earlier this year Sally Moody, PhD, chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, earned the unique opportunity to take part in an international course in developmental biology held in Chile.