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
June 19, 2020 Announcement

The GW School of Medicine and Health Scienceswill work to make anti-racism part of the fabric of its culture through the creation of the Anti-Racism Coalition.

WUSA9 - How Are Children Coping Wtih These Major Events in 2020?

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on how children are coping with the major events, like COVID-19 and protests for racial justice, in 2020.

Insider - 8 Red Flags to Look Out for Once Hair Salons Open Again

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Insider for an article on red flags people should look for once hair salons reopen.

CNN - The Psychological Benefits of Prayer: What Science Says About the Mind-Soul Connection

Christina Puchalski, MD '94, RESD '97, director of the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health and professor of medicine, spoke with CNN Health for an article on psychological benefits of prayer.

Marisa K. Dowling, MD, MPP, health policy fellow in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and U.S. Rep. Robin L. Kelly, PhD (D-Ill.) authored a viewpoint article in JAMA calling for policy to address health disparities and COVID-19.

June 16, 2020 Announcement

Richard J. Simons, MD, senior associate dean for MD Programs and professor of medicine, has been recognized as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London. 

Faculty in the Media

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for...
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

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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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