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
December 16, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

Alumnus Joshua Barocas, MD '10, received the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship Award to support a project to advance health equity.

December 06, 2019 Announcement

A new review article from researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences provides an extensive characterization of state-of-the-art uses for toll-like receptors in HIV eradication.

Keith Melancon, MD, director of the GW Transplant Institute at GW Hospital
December 06, 2019 Announcement

The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center and the GW Transplant Institute received the 2019 National Kidney Foundation Community Partnership Award at the 39th Annual Kidney Ball on Nov. 23 in Washington, D.C.

December 04, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A consortium led by GW has been refunded for their BioCompute Object Specification Project, thanks to a $2.2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Each year, close to 3 million Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related emergencies arrive at hospitals and ambulatory care centers across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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Robert W. Turner II has a doctorate in sociology from the City University of New York, but his most significant degree was earned at the School of Hard Knocks — more familiarly known as professional football.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to for an article on a man who thought the mole on his back was a sunspot, but it turned out to be melanoma.
Lauren Kenworthy, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of pediatrics, spoke to The New York Times for an article on the judgement mothers with autism face while dealing with their...
Rebecca Kaltman, MD, director of the Ruth Paul Cancer Genetics and Prevention Service at the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Romper for an article on the BRCA genes and...

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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