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
January 23, 2013 Press Release

A study led by Robert G. Hawley, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of anatomy and regenerative biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, may help predict which patients with multiple myeloma will respond better to certain treatments.

January 21, 2013 Featured News

Ask medical students what is most important to them and you get similar responses— support for their education and overall well-being. That’s certainly the case for Amy Waldner, a third-year medical student at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS),...

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January 15, 2013 Featured News

The Upward Bound Program in GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is rolling into 2013 with high energy and purpose.

January 14, 2013 Announcement

Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., has been chosen to serve as the vice president for health affairs and the dean of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). He will lead the academic and research mission of the SMHS and will be named the Walter A. Bloedorn Chair of...

January 13, 2013 Featured News

The new year often symbolizes new beginnings and that couldn’t be more true for Kelsey Young, a third-year dual-degree physician assistant (PA)/M.P.H. student, at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), who will begin her duties as chief delegate for...

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January 13, 2013 Featured News

This year’s flu season is in full swing, with District health officials reporting 310 cases since September. That’s already more than triple the amount seen last season—and there’s still about half the season left.

Faculty in the Media

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for...
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

Publications News

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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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