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
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
October 03, 2012 Press Release

Today, patients with precancerous lesions, or early-stage breast cancer are usually diagnosed after a mammography screening. This method of detection can lead to false-positives and overtreatment, since mammography cannot determine whether pre-cancerous cells will actually turn into breast...

September 30, 2012 Alumni News, Press Release

In 1980, men and women who were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) had little to no hope of living long, full lives. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, this is no longer the case.

September 29, 2012 Press Release

Samuel Potolicchio, M.D., professor of neurology, commented to BBC World Service on the use of brain-scanning technology to determine if someone is lying. The story was covered by WBEZ-FM in Chicago.

September 26, 2012 Featured News

One out of every 88 children in the United States will develop autism sometime during the first three years of life, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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September 17, 2012 Featured News

In August, The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) received three federally funded research project grants (R01s) and one federally funded cooperative agreement research project grant (U01).

Volunteers with children in Haiti
September 13, 2012 Featured News

Students, faculty, and alumni from SMHS, the School of Public Health and Health Services, and the School of Nursing saw more than 1,100 patients and treated everything from malnutrition and respiratory issues in children to adults with diabetes, arthritis, and hypertension, during a medical...

Faculty in the Media

Reamer Bushardt head shot
Reamer Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, senior associate dean for health sciences and professor of physician assistant studies, recently testified at a panel hosted by the Council on Graduate Medical...
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on best practices for wearing face masks and when you should wear one.
William Borden, MD, associate professor of medicine
William Borden, MD, chief quality and population health officer and associate professor of medicine, spoke with WTOP for an article on COVID-19 and how it impacts patients with heart health concerns.

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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