Barbara Lee Bass speaking at the podium

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Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer

An esteemed academic leader and surgeon who trained and taught at GW, Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.

Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer
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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic
Signing the White Coat Book 2019

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The Medical Journey Begins

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

The Medical Journey Begins
October 08, 2019 Announcement, Research News

In a new paper published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, researchers from GW evaluated the long-term outcomes for patients with juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

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Four students from the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences are participating on Students Board Committees with the AAPA Student Academy.

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October 04, 2019 Research News, Press Release

 Lopa Mishra, MD, director of the Center for Translational Medicine at the GW Cancer Center and professor of surgery, Shuyun Rao, PhD, assistant research professor of surgery, and others published research in the journal Gastroenterology finding a connection between bacteria in the microbiome...

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Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects how well the nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Pictured are neuromuscular junctions - the red is the muscle endplate and the green is the motor nerve
October 03, 2019 Research News, Press Release

The National Institutes of Health awarded a research team at GW $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. 

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Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD ’17, MPH, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, who earned a spot on the Leadership Center for Excellence’s 40 Under 40 list.

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October 01, 2019 Announcement, Research News

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, co-authored a review article on environmental exposures on reproductive health and how OB-GYNs can work with their patients to ensure safe pregnancies. The piece is published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.

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Faculty in the Media

Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Natasha Shur, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WTOP about the convenience of telemedicine for patients.
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Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, shared her five biggests for back-to-school for parents in an article for Northern Virginia Magazine. 
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Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke to FOX Sports for an article discussing why NFL games attract such a large audience.
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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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