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

As Naval Hospital Bremerton, in Bremerton, Washington, began to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increased demand to be prepared to provide testing for those in need.

The Washington Post - Is It COVID-19 or the Flu?

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how difficult it will be to distinguish flu and COVID-19 symptoms from each other.

USA Today - Staph Infections are Common and Aren't Caused by Face Masks

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.

DCist - 'COVID-somnia' Is Messing With Locals' Sleep

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 15, 2020 Featured News

A series of lectures hosted by the SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition kicked off with a session by Cara Lichtenstein, MD, MPH, on “Understanding the Connection Between Racism and the Social Determinants of Health.”

September 15, 2020 Announcement, Research News

Four young researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.

Faculty in the Media

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Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Healthy for an article on how to distinguish rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema from each other.
Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center
Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19...
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David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.

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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