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October 20, 2020 Research News, Press Release

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.6 million to researchers at SMHS for research on hormonal control of HIV latency.

October 19, 2020 Announcement

Congratulations to all the graduates in the Class of 2020 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy on successfully passing the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination.

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates
October 15, 2020 Alumni News, Featured News

In her first major alumni event as the leader of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, used the annual State of the School...

Culinary Medicine
October 08, 2020 Alumni News, Featured News

This year's SMHS Reunion Weekend went fully virtual and included activities, like Health meets Food, which offered alumni a hands-on culinary medicine session in which they cooked in their own kitchens.

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In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), discussed COVID-19 and remdesivir.

It’s hard to recall a more important time for groundbreaking scientific research when it comes to the health and safety of the United States than in the past six months; by October the country had recorded more than 7 million cases of the novel coronavirus, and the global toll passed 1 million...