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
USA Today - 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article on growing evidence that children are not immune to COVID-19 and may even play a larger role in community spread than previously thought.

NBC News - Students Heading Back to College Face a Return to COVID-19 Risk Factors

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for NBC News on the risk factors college students face heading back to campus.

August 13, 2020 Research News, Press Release

Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, and his research team published in PLOS Pathogens finding a multiple sclerosis drug may be used to block HIV infection and reduce the latent reservoir.

Fox News - Two Coronavirus Patients in China Test Positive for Virus Months After Recovering

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 virust months after recovering.

The Washington Post - FAQ: How to Care for Your Face Mask

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.

InsideClimate News - Covid-19 Will Be Just 'One of Many' New Infectious Diseases Spilling Over From Animals to Humans

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.

Faculty in the Media

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Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.
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Richard Cytowic, MD, clinical professor of neurology, authored an article for Psychology Today on how to deal with election anxiety.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to HuffPost for an article on the efficacy of CBD-infused beauty and skin care products.

Publications News

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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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