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 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. 

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Dermatology fellows Chapman Wei and Kamaria Nelson, MD, were awarded research grants from La Fondation La Roche-Posay.

Researchers at the George Washington University found that inhibitory GABAergic interneurons in the hippocampus excite the developing brain at ages equivalent to the early third trimester.

Hillary Clinton

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over the killing of George Floyd.

Research led by Nadine Mbuyi, MD, found that gout patients spend longer time in the ED than the national median across all medical illnesses.

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Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS.

Faculty in the Media

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Insider for an article on red flags people should look for once hair salons reopen.
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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...
Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to Washington City Paper for an article on whether bars and restaurants should change out...

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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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