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Crisis Response

Art that says 'virus has no nationality'
April 20, 2020 - 3:36pm

During the more than hour-long virtual event, faculty and students discussed disinformation about COVID-19, made recommendations on how to be inclusive of all perspectives, and offered advice on how to support vulnerable groups.

Romper - Kids Waking Earlier During Quarantine? Experts Say It's, Unfortunately, A Thing
April 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lewin, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of pediatrics, spoke to Romper for an article on children's sleep patterns during quarantine.

Allure - Possible Connection Between Skin Rashes and COVID-19 Observed by Dermatologists
April 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Allure for an article on a possible connection between skin rashes and COVID-19.

U.S. News & World Report - Flatten the Mental Health Curve
April 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for U.S. News & World Report about the need to appropriately provide mental health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Washington Post - Young People Told to Stay at Home Amid Coronavirus, But Where is Home?
April 17, 2020 - 12:00am

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 pandemic.

Elemental - Are Antibacterial Soaps More Effective Than Regular Soap?
April 16, 2020 - 12:00am

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.

Dialysis machine
April 15, 2020 - 11:19am

Fresenius Kidney Care in Hyattsville, Maryland, is working in collaboration with the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GW to provide care to patients with kidney disease who are under investigation for COVID-19 and for COVID-19...

Signs of support for GW health care providers posted in temporary campus housing
April 15, 2020 - 10:50am

George Washington University (GW) provides temporary housing for medical professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic at GW Hospital. ...

NBC4 - DC Couple Skips Honeymoon to Help Health Care Workers During Pandemic
April 15, 2020 - 12:00am

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 honeymoon due to the COVID-19 pandemic and joined...

WTOP - False Negatives in Coronavirus Testing are Unavoidable But Rare
April 15, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to WTOP for an article on the accuracy of COVID-19 testing.