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
Clara Bliss Hinds Society

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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 - Should I Send My Child Back to School? This is the Latest Science on Coronavirus and Kids

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.

The New York Times - Opening Schools Won’t Be Easy, but Here’s How to Do It Safely

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

The New York Times - How to Handle Anxiety Over Back-to-School Decisions

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for the fall.

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, professor of epidemiology at Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW

The George Washington University will participate in a clinical trial for an investigational COVID-19 vaccine.

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July 24, 2020 Featured News

For the second consecutive year, the Global Kidney Summit co-hosted by the AAKP and SMHS provided an international audience with information on the latest developments and trends around patient care, especially in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FOX5 - FDA Expands Hand Sanitizer Recall

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a segment about the FDA recall of several hand sanitizers and what ingredients people should look for in an effective hand sanitizer.

Faculty in the Media

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
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.
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
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...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to Insider for an article on the benefits of sunlight and how much we should get every day.

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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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