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COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....

Healthline - What to Know About Potential COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.

COVID-19 sample tube and clipboard
May 29, 2020 - 10:36am

A George Washington University (GW) Hospital study, led by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is investigating the symptomatology, follow-up care, baseline...

Alliance logo
May 27, 2020 - 1:05pm

Chronic rheumatic diseases may make patients more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and may effect the severity of the virus. Adam Kilian, MD, is serving as a regional leader for the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, which is collecting...

CNN - Practice Sun Safety to Stay Healthy Outside During the Pandemic
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dcist - The Pandemic Has Made Telehealth More Accessible, But Not Everyone Finds It Convenient
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on the rise of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges presented, and the lessons to learn from moving forward.

The Hill - Stop Expelling and Separating Immigrant Children and Parents During COVID
May 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for The Hill on the risks COVID-19 present for children and families detained at the U.S. border.

Stethoscope and data
May 22, 2020 - 12:18pm

Faculty, residents, and students across GW are creating a registry of information on GW Hospital patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, capturing data on demographics, medical history, treatments, and more. 

Voice of America - Early COVID-19 Vaccine Data Positive, But 'Unimpressive'
May 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Voice of America for an article on early results from COVID-19 vaccine trials.

DCist - Remdesivir Arrives In D.C. Region, Bringing Possible Help In Treating COVID-19
May 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article about how remdesivir works as a treatment for COVID-19.