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
March 27, 2020 Announcement, Research News

The combination of photothermal and epigenetic therapies may help to maximize the therapeutic benefits for melanoma, and possibly other tumors, according to researchers from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

US News 2021 Best Grad Schools Physical Therapy Badge

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program continues to find a home among the top-ranked programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools.

A new literature review from scientists at GW and NIST suggests that nutrition and diet have a profound impact on the microbial composition of the gut.

Map of the United States showing the states where GW SMHS Class of 2020 MD students matched for residency training
COVID-19 didn't deter students from the excitement of the day. When the clock hit noon they gathered with family...
March 24, 2020 Announcement

A new book by Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano, EdD, PhD, associate dean of innovative and collaborative pedagogy at GW and associate professor of clinical research and leadership and of pediatrics at SMHS, looks at the relationship between team science and cross-disciplinary studies through the lens of...

Researchers at GW published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Clinical Cancer Informatics on the new knowledgebase OncoMX, which will improve the exploration and research of cancer biomarkers in the context of related evidence.

Faculty in the Media

Daniel Lieberman, MD
Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post, for an article discussing where younger adults are opting to spend quarantine during the COVID-19...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Medium's science publication, Elemental, for an article on the difference between antibacterial soap and regular soap.
Yuan James Rao, MD
Yuan James Rao, MD, assistant professor of radiology, spoke to NBC4 for a segment on how he and Destie Provenzano, a PhD candidate in the GW Department of Biomedical Engineering, canceled their...

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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