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Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer

An esteemed academic leader and surgeon who trained and taught at GW, Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.

Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer
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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic
Signing the White Coat Book 2019

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The Medical Journey Begins

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

The Medical Journey Begins
September 19, 2019 Press Release
  • 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...
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September 13, 2019 Announcement

A new development series aimed at furthering health equity education for educators and health care providers was launched earlier this month by the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

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September 13, 2019 Announcement

Dominic Raj, MD, director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at SMHS, received the award from the American Association of Kidney Patients.

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September 11, 2019 Research News, Press Release

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...

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September 03, 2019 Announcement

Homa Ahmadzia, MD, has received a K23 grant for her research investigating postpartum hemorrhage and ways of minimizing it.

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August 27, 2019 Research News, Press Release

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...

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Faculty in the Media

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Reuters for an article on a recent study suggesting that women undergoing fertility treatment who smoking marijuana...
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Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WTOP about the convenience of telemedicine for patients.
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Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, shared her five biggests for back-to-school for parents in an article for Northern Virginia Magazine. 
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Publications News

M+ H Spring 2019 magazine with the story "full circle" cover

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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