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
June 11, 2012 Featured News

During his childhood in Indiana, Ferid Murad had a habit of memorizing license plate numbers. At the restaurant his parents owned, he would keep customers’ orders in his head and tally their bills without pen or paper. He admits these exercises seem “crazy,” but says they helped him a great deal...

June 03, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 4, 2012) — The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences congratulates Guillermo Sanchez, a student in the Physician Assistant (PA)program; and internal medicine residents Nishaki Mehta Oza, M.D., and Veeral Oza, M.D., for being named New England Journal of Medicine  Scholars....

May 28, 2012 Press Release

GW Researchers, Jeffrey M. Bethony, Ph.D., associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, and Paul Brindley, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, along with colleagues from Khon Kaen University...

May 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 4, 2012) — The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Mervin Zimmerman Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology Residency -- Sankaranarayana Mahesh, M.D. The...

May 24, 2012 Featured News

In Hippocrates’ ancient Greece, uroscopy, the visual examination of a patient’s urine, was a common diagnostic practice. Dark urine was considered to indicate acute illness and light urine suggested chronic disease. Even until the 1800s, diabetes was diagnosed by tasting urine to determine if it...

May 24, 2012 Featured News

After a bagpipe procession set the tone for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) M.D. diploma ceremony May 20, Jeffrey Akman, M.D., interim vice president for health affairs and dean of SMHS, warmly welcomed the class of 2012.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Byrdie for an article discussing myths around retinol.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair for the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Self.com for an article about skin toners and essences and how they work.
Terry Kind, MD, MPH, associate dean of clinical education and professor of pediatrics, spoke to Northern Virginia Magazine for an article on how to keep children safe and hydrated during the summer...

Publications News

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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