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
Woman and man massaging a foot

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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
PA Week Reception 2019

The GW PA Program celebrated the dedication and service of some of its faculty and students at the PA Week Reception in October

In a research paper in the American Journal of Men’s Health, Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, sought to expand upon investigations into risks for depressive symptoms in former athletes in the NFL.

October 08, 2019 Announcement, Research News

In a new paper published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, researchers from GW evaluated the long-term outcomes for patients with juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

Four students from the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences are participating on Students Board Committees with the AAPA Student Academy.

October 04, 2019 Research News, Press Release

 Lopa Mishra, MD, director of the Center for Translational Medicine at the GW Cancer Center and professor of surgery, Shuyun Rao, PhD, assistant research professor of surgery, and others published research in the journal Gastroenterology finding a connection between bacteria in the microbiome...

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects how well the nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Pictured are neuromuscular junctions - the red is the muscle endplate and the green is the motor nerve
October 03, 2019 Research News, Press Release

The National Institutes of Health awarded a research team at GW $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. 

Faculty in the Media

Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, MD ’85, MSPH, senior associate dean for clinical public health and Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, spoke to The Atlantic for an article on Whitman-...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Byrdie for an article discussing myths around retinol.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair for the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Self.com for an article about skin toners and essences and how they work.

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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