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
Woman and man massaging a foot

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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
January 10, 2011 Press Release

Richard L. Abbott, M.D. became the new president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology on January 1, 2011. Dr. Abbott received his medical doctorate in 1971 from The George Washington University School of Medicine.

January 09, 2011 Featured News

The concept once seemed futuristic: medical decision-making hinged on an individual’s genetic makeup rather than population statistics. But today, the hope of personalized medicine is being pursued at labs around the world, most drastically shaping the field of oncology.

December 19, 2010 Featured News

For thousands of years, philosophers have gappled with the ideas of determinism and free will. Does human nature abide by the laws of physics — that actions are no more than reactions?

December 01, 2010 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention, and “myHealthyPeople,” a new challenge for technology application developers.  

November 23, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr.

November 21, 2010 Press Release

Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez emphasizes this need in a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.
Bruno Petinaux, MD
Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C.,...

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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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