Dean Barbara Bass, MD

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GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD

GW SMHS Welcomes the New Dean and MFA Chief Executive Officer Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86

GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD
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2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

For the 10th year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.

2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam
Clara Bliss Hinds Society

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Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS

The society is 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.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS
August 13, 2020 Research News, Press Release

Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, and his research team published in PLOS Pathogens finding a multiple sclerosis drug may be used to block HIV infection and reduce the latent reservoir.

August 07, 2020 Featured News

Huerta, an internationally recognized medical oncologist and epidemiologist, talks about how he developed the Cancer Preventorium, and his goals for the center at the GW Cancer Center.

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August 05, 2020 Announcement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced the new emeriti faculty inductees as well as the promotions and tenure selections, effective July 1, 2020.

August 05, 2020 Research News, Press Release

Juan Reyes, MD, and Shant Ayanian, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, published research in the journal Future Medicine, finding five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients. 

August 05, 2020 Research News, Press Release

 Alejandro Villagra, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and his research team published a new study in Cancer Research, finding the genetic modifier HDAC6 controls tumor growth and halts metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer in vivo.

August 04, 2020 Announcement, Research News

Two PhD students at SMHS recently earned predoctoral fellowship awards from the National Institutes of Health.

Faculty in the Media

Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to InsideClimate News about climate change's role in the increased spread of zoonotic diseases in recent decades.
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to properly care for and clean different types of face masks.
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, spoke to Fox News about two coronavirus patients who tested positive for the...

Publications News

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GW Medicine + Health

Medicine + Health is the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s flagship publication. This award-winning, biannual magazine showcases the research and clinical expertise of the SMHS faculty, who are working to overcome some of today’s most challenging and persistent health problems.

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Progress Reports

SMHS Progress Report is an award-winning publication offering an annual overview of the achievements of the faculty, students, residents, and alumni of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and its clinical partners — the GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and Children’s National Health System — during the academic year.

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SMHS eNewsletter

SMHS eNewsletter is a monthly internal-audience featuring many of the top news and events taking place at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science each month.

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