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Dean Barbara Bass
January 15, 2020 - 11:50am

Today, as Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86, begins her first day at GW. 

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December 19, 2019 - 12:06pm

This year, the physician assistant (PA) profession celebrated its 52nd anniversary, and much has changed for the profession in that time. However, there are still barriers to overcome for PAs. On Dec. 13, the George Washington University (GW)...

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December 19, 2019 - 9:42am

Another decade has come and gone, and during the past 10 years there have been many highlights at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). 

From the opening of the GW Cancer Center and the launch...

December 18, 2019 - 10:56am

Erika Bramlette, MBA, PA-C, assistant professor of physician assistant studies at SMHS, attended a meeting of the health professionals chapter of the National Organization of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. She discusses the importance of...

December 16, 2019 - 10:09am

Alumnus Joshua Barocas, MD '10, received the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship Award to support a project to advance health equity.

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December 4, 2019 - 12:03pm

Each year, close to 3 million Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related emergencies arrive at hospitals and ambulatory care centers across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control. While many of those are relatively minor, stemming...

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December 4, 2019 - 11:48am

Robert W. Turner II has a doctorate in sociology from the City University of New York, but his most significant degree was earned at the School of Hard Knocks — more familiarly known as professional football. Turner, assistant professor of...

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December 4, 2019 - 11:45am

Could the brain provide biological clues following a traumatic injury that would improve the outcome for the patient?

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December 4, 2019 - 11:39am

In early 2018, a woman in her 30s, we’ll call her Sue although that’s not her real name, decided that she’d like to try one of those hip electric scooters she’d seen whizzing around town. Bad decision. Unprepared for sharp turns and close...

Clara Bliss Hinds Society
November 22, 2019 - 9:52am

The Clara Bliss Hinds Society at GW is a career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school, as...