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
August 25, 2020 Announcement, Research News

Timothy Harlan, MD, co-authored an article in The British Journal arguing for increased of "food is medicine" interventions in the health care system.

August 25, 2020 Announcement

Fourth-year MD student Harleen Marwah was awarded the 2020 Emerging Physician Leader Award by Health Care Without Harm.

CNN - Dr. Elmer Huerta volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial

Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, clinical professor of medicine and director of the Cancer Preventorium at GW Cancer Center, spoke to CNN for a segment on why he decided to volunteer for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at GW.

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August 21, 2020 Featured News

As SMHS strives to make anti-racism an indelible part of its culture, a new educational series will help students, faculty, and staff better understand concepts such as anti-racism and structural racism.

HealthDay - Frequent Hand-Washing Tough on Those With Eczema

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of dermatology, spoke to HealthDay News for an article on the effects of frequent handwashing for people with eczema.

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Trudy Mallinson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM, and Samar A. Nasser, PhD, MPH, PA-C, have been named co-program directors of the PhD in Translational Health Sciences Program in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

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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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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