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
November 20, 2019 Press Release

GW has various experts available to speak on topics related to the holidays, such as managing depression, handling physical and emotional stress, and maintaining a healthy diet.

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November 15, 2019 Featured News

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

November 14, 2019 Featured News

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States.

November 14, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for control of cell proliferation and organ identity...

November 05, 2019 Announcement

Congratulations to Lee Beers, MD, FAAP, of Children’s National Hospital and SMHS, who was elected to be president of the American Academy of Pediatrics starting in January 2020. 

November 04, 2019 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, will join the faculty at GW and establish the GW Center for Culinary Medicine.

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...
Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WTOP about the convenience of telemedicine for patients.
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. 

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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