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
August 31, 2020 Alumni News, Featured News

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Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Antonia Sepulveda, MD, PhD, describes how her team in the Department of Pathology acted quickly to establish COVID-19 testing capabilities at GW.

PBS NewsHour - How Pandemic Anxiety is Affecting Pregnant Women

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant women.

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In a concerted effort to support the health, safety, and well-being of GW employees an Occupational Health Program is being developed with the help of university leaders alongside SMHS and the GW MFA.

August 26, 2020 Research News, Press Release

Investigators at SMHS received a $1.2 million grant from Wellcome Trust to produce a controlled human hookworm infection model and establish a hookworm vaccine challenge model for two of the most advanced hookworm vaccine candidate antigens in endemic areas.

The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

Faculty in the Media

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Monica Lypson, MD, professor of medicine, spoke to WAMU for article about the status of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in the Washington, D.C. region.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Self for an article on why it's important to normalize what it means to stuggle with mental health.
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Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, adjunct associate professor of emergency medicine, was on the Today Show to discuss the safety of children as they return to school.

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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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