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 05, 2020 Research News, Press Release

 Alejandro Villagra, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and his research team published a new study in Cancer Research, finding the genetic modifier HDAC6 controls tumor growth and halts metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer in vivo.

WUSA9 - COVID-19 Vaccination Has Many People Concerned. Now, Medical Experts Have a Plan to Fix That

Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on her team's recent article published in JAMA Network suggesting guidelines for planning a successful vaccination program to ensure readiness of the general public and health community.

August 04, 2020 Announcement, Research News

Two PhD students at SMHS recently earned predoctoral fellowship awards from the National Institutes of Health.

CNN - K-12 Schools and Colleges Can Reopen, But Safety Should Come First, Fauci Says

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how schools can reopen safely.

NBC News - COVID-19 Losses and Uncertainty Have Led to a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How to Help

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News on the mental health crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, was selected as a SMHS Emerging Scholars Fellow for 2020-21. The scholarly focus for her project is health equity and anti-racism.

Faculty in the Media

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics
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...
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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.
Hana Akselrod, MD
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.

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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