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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
NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD, MPH
September 10, 2021 Announcement, Featured News

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and talked about moments that did not go as planned....

September 10, 2021 Research News, Press Release

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.

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September 07, 2021 Featured News

Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and...

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August 31, 2021 Featured News

David Diemert, MD, clinical director of the GW Vaccine Research Unit and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses what scientists know about the Delta variant.

August 30, 2021 Announcement, Research News

A vaccine for Lassa fever may be on the horizon, thanks to a new clinical trial jointly led by Elissa Malkin, DO, MPH, assistant research professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a small but unique program that exists at the niche intersection of medical care, public health, and health equity — and it just graduated its first cohort. 

Faculty in the Media

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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to DCist for an article about "pandemic fatigue" and how this leads some people to engage in riskier behaviors,...
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J. Keith Melancon, MD, medical director of the GW Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center, director of the GW Transplant Institute, and professor of surgery, spoke to The Washington Post about kidney...
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Mikhail Kogan, MD, medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on the claims of what copper can and...

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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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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 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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