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
January 09, 2013 Featured News

Driven by his passion to promote psychiatric education and awareness of mental health issues, Jerry M. Wiener, M.D., held many titles during his medical career at the George Washington University (GW). Arguably, his most important role was that of professor, advisor, and mentor to countless...

January 09, 2013 Featured News

With a new year comes new leadership. Taking a lead role in 2013 are two George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) students: Josh D’Angelo, a third-year doctor of physical therapy (DPT) student and Pete Tooley, a second-year DPT student. Both students were...

January 09, 2013 Press Release

Experts at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School of Public Health and Health Services are available to comment on media stories relating to this year's unusually early and severe flu outbreak.

January 06, 2013 Press Release

In an opinion editorial published by The Washington Post's Capital Business, Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., dean of GW SMHS, and co-authors Howard J. Federoff, executive vice president and executive dean of the Georgetown University Medical Center, and Mark S. Johnson, dean of Howard University's...

January 03, 2013 Press Release

Research out of the George Washington University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals another piece of the puzzle in a genetic developmental disorder that causes behavioral diseases such as autism.

December 21, 2012 Press Release

Each holiday season there are health issues such as stress, depression, nutrition and dietary concerns, and safety. George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) experts are available to comment on holiday health stories.

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

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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