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The Washington Post - Is It COVID-19 or the Flu?
September 18, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how difficult it will be to distinguish flu and COVID-...

DCist - 'COVID-somnia' Is Messing With Locals' Sleep
September 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - What Could A COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean?
September 15, 2020 - 12:00am

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.

The Washington Post - Stress Over Pandemic Makes OCD Symptoms Worse in Some Children
September 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.

WAMU - Maryland Is Days Away From Buying, Deploying 25,000 Rapid COVID-19 Tests
September 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Monica Lypson, MD, professor of medicine, spoke to WAMU for article about the status of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in the Washington, D.C. region.

Self -We're Basically All Struggling With Mental Health Right Now—Let's Normalize It
September 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Self for an article on why it's important to normalize what it means to stuggle with mental health.

Today Show - Is It Safe for Kids to Return to School? Dr. Kavita Patel Discusses
September 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, adjunct associate professor of emergency medicine, was on the Today Show to discuss the safety of children as they return to school.

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
August 27, 2020 - 9:32am

Antonia Sepulveda, MD, PhD, describes how her team in the Department of Pathology acted quickly to establish COVID-19 testing capabilities at GW.

PBS NewsHour - How Pandemic Anxiety is Affecting Pregnant Women
August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant women.

COVID-19 testing sign
August 26, 2020 - 1:07pm

In a concerted effort to support the health, safety, and well-being of GW employees an Occupational Health Program is being developed with the help of university leaders alongside SMHS and the GW MFA.