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
December 17, 2020 Research News, Featured News

Images that highlight the beauty and breadth of biomedical research and a passion for science at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were on display in the annual SMHS Art of Science contest.

December 09, 2020 Announcement, Research News

A group of interdisciplinary researchers received more than $3.3 million in grants for their research on networks within the autonomic nervous system and therapies that may lead to new treatments for heart attack and sleep apnea.

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job opportunities for students in the Governor’s Health...

November 25, 2020 Announcement

SMHS is embarking on a strategic planning process, with the GW MFA, that will guide the combined goals of the SMHS/GW MFA for the first several years of the post-pandemic academic medical enterprise. 

As news emerges that COVID-19 vaccine trials from U.S. pharmaceutical corporations Pfizer and Moderna are showing, in preliminary data, high-efficacy rates, a new question is being asked: What comes next?

November 16, 2020 Announcement, Research News

A recent study by GW physicians on the severity of acute respiratory viral adverse events related to antirheumatic disease therapies found that some therapies may be associated with increased respiratory viral events while others don’t show increased frequency. 

Faculty in the Media

Daniel Lieberman, MD
Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer...
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on whether...

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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