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
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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
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April 29, 2020 Featured News

A group of leading experts in the fields of wellness and longevity discussed topics including nutrition, precision medicine, lifestyle medicine, and health data during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) third annual Patrick & Marguerite Sung...

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As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.

April 28, 2020 Featured News

Congratulations to Kirsten Brown, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, who received the 2020 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award, as well as to the numerous SMHS faculty members inducted into the Society of the Emeriti.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has experts available to speak for news stories during Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better understand this devastating virus.

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April 24, 2020 Featured News

Two teams from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) advanced to the...

Faculty in the Media

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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, shared tips with ABC News for how to boost mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
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Michael Bell, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke with ABC News for an article about some children who test positive for COVID-19 also experiencing symptoms for Kawasaki disease, a rare inflammatory...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on the increased use of telemedicine amid social distancing concerns.

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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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