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 22, 2012 Featured News

On the 50th anniversary of the installation of the first Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, the George Washington University medical community turned out to honor Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H. ’99, on the occasion of his installation as the Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, Sept. 19.

October 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2012)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 280 people now have meningitis caused by taking contaminated drugs sold by a compounding pharmacy that is under investigation.

October 15, 2012 Press Release

 WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2012) – The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) was awarded a $500,000 grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to increase access to survivorship care for D.C.-area breast cancer survivors who have completed primary treatment.

October 14, 2012 Press Release

David Parenti, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Traveler's Clinic, worked with The Washington Post to create an overview of the most common viruses and bacteria travelers experience and suggestions on how to avoid them.

October 05, 2012 Press Release

Dawn.com, a Pakistani news source, featured Ferid Murad, M.D., university professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, as an example to young Pakistanis working in the food service industry.

October 04, 2012 Alumni News, Press Release

Joseph Giordano, M.D., former chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association for his extraordinary 40-year career in trauma surgery.

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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