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
March 17, 2013 Announcement

Congratulations to the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members, Jennifer Halvaksz, assistant clinical professor of physical therapy and health care sciences, and Karen Schlumpf, M.P.H., lecturer of clinical research and leadership, for being selected...

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March 15, 2013 Press Release

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences congratulates its fourth-year medical students, who were “matched” for residency at a Match Day ceremony on Friday, March 15.

March 13, 2013 Alumni News, Press Release

Xiaoyan Zheng, Ph.D., received a $747,000 grant to research Hedgehog signaling pathway regulation of cell-cell adhesion and segregation.

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March 12, 2013 Press Release

Medical students at SMHS will join together in a Match Day ceremony on March 15 at noon, where they will simultaneously receive and open envelopes revealing where they’ll spend the next several years of their residency training.

Michelle Obama speaks
March 10, 2013 Featured News

Before the White House, a trip to the grocery store required First Lady Michelle Obama to be armed with a “finely honed plan of attack” to get in and out in 30 minutes.

March 03, 2013 Announcement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, M.D., ‘85, former director of the Center for Tobacco Products at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will be joining the GW SMHS faculty as a clinical professor of...

Faculty in the Media

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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for NBC News on the risk factors college students face heading back to campus.
Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to InsideClimate News about climate change's role in the increased spread of zoonotic diseases in recent decades.
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to properly care for and clean different types of face masks.

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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