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
December 17, 2012 Press Release

A viewpoint in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) discusses the issue of iodine deficiency in pregnant women in the U.S. and the potential negative health implications for both mothers and their children from this deficiency.

December 16, 2012 Announcement

SMHS is pleased to announce that Alison Ehrlich, M.D. ’96, M.H.S., clinical professor of dermatology and director of dermatology clinical research, has been named the new chair of the department of dermatology at GW SMHS and The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

December 13, 2012 Announcement

SMHS is pleased to announce that Joseph Bocchino, Ed.D., MBA, has been named Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences.

December 11, 2012 Press Release

New research, presented this morning at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, has identified important associations between Plasmodium falciparum malaria and endemic Burkitt Lymphoma (eBL) that may help researchers identify young children who are more susceptible to eBL...

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December 10, 2012 Featured News

For the third year in a row, Tracy and her team of cardiologists from the GW Heart & Vascular Institute traveled to the city of Comayagua, Honduras to bring specialized cardiac care to people in need.

December 09, 2012 Featured News

It was an unseasonably cold late-October afternoon, with Hurricane Sandy churning up the East Coast. Ominous skies threatened to unleash a downpour at any moment, but that didn’t keep the 13 members of the Challenger team off the baseball diamond at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va.

Faculty in the Media

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Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery, authored an op-ed for Scientific American on the impacts climate change has on the human body.
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Marshall Summar, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to STAT News for an article on how telehealth can help speed up the diagnosis of rare diseases.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant...

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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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