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
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August 10, 2021 Announcement

Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences begining Aug. 16, 2021.

August 06, 2021 Announcement

A team of researchers, including three from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences,  determined that anti-MDA5 autoantibodies associated with juvenile dermatomyositis are a distinct phenotype in North America.

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August 03, 2021 Research News, Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for treatment outcome prediction and guided clinical...

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August 03, 2021 Research News, Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.

Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is conducting two studies focusing on HIV-associated disorders, with the support of grants from the National Institutes of Health...

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award institutional research training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department...

Faculty in the Media

Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading...
Daniel Lieberman, MD
Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer...

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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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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 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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