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
Woman and man massaging a foot

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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
July 11, 2012 Press Release

GW's Dr. Michael Irwig is the lead researcher on a new study that suggests that men who take the drug Propecia (generic name finasteride) and experience sexual dysfunction as a side effect, may not regain normal sexual function even after stopping the medication.

July 09, 2012 Featured News

For the 40 residents in the Department of Emergency Medicine at GW Medical Faculty Associates, the pace of life is frenetic. Their demanding schedules at GW Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, and the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center leave limited time for weekly lectures.

July 05, 2012 Featured News

Dominic Raj, M.D., Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Biochemistry and of Molecular Biology at SMHS and Director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at the GW Medical Faculty Associates has been nominated to be a standing member of the Clinical and...

June 27, 2012 Featured News

For high school students, making the decision about how to spend the summer months can be difficult. But for the 16 girls who attended the Genomic Opportunities for Girls In Research Labs (GO GIRL) summer program, held from June 11-14, the choice was easy.

June 26, 2012 Featured News

In the fall of 1981, fresh from the Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned a Master of Science in Medical Technology, Carol Smith joined the faculty of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) as the education coordinator of the Clinical...

June 25, 2012 Featured News

Life-long learning is a commonplace, throwaway line that seems to work its way into nearly every graduation ceremony. Every graduation that is, except for the 10th Cohort of the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program (MTLDP).

Faculty in the Media

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.
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, spoke to Fox News about two coronavirus patients who tested positive for the...
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.

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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