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DCist - Black DC Residents Have Been Diagnosed With COVID-19 At Twice The Rate Of White Peers
April 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, was spoke to DCist for an article on the impact COVID-19 has on people of color in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times - Crying in Your Car Counts as Self-Care
April 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The New York Times for an article on self-care and finding time to feel emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. - States Are Banning Reusable Shopping Bags
April 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to for an article on states restricting the use of reusable shopping bags during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NBC4 - D.C. Doctor and Cancer Survivor Has Now Beat Coronavirus Too
April 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Rachel Brem, MD, professor of radiology, spoke with NBC4 for a segment on her experience testing positive for COVID-19 and recovery.

Person making masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 6, 2020 - 5:23pm

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences faculty and students find ways to lend a hand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman wearing face mask
April 6, 2020 - 4:27pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) launched a GW COVID-19 Response Fund to support the academic and clinical mission of SMHS during this global health crisis.

GW drive-through testing site
April 6, 2020 - 8:53am

As Director of Event and Operational Medicine for the GW MFA Medical Reserve Corps, Drew Maurano, PA-C, along with GW faculty and students, has been front and center in the city’s efforts to offer COVID-19 testing and response.

The Washington Post screen shot
April 4, 2020 - 12:00am

Katrina Hawkins, MD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article discussing national data that shows COVID-19 is severly impacting more men than women across the U.S.

New England Journal of Medicine article
April 2, 2020 - 9:28am

Health care professionals recently published an article looking to answer a vital question for the current times: How can medical resources be allocated fairly during the COVID-19 pandemic? The article is co-authored by James Phillips, MD.

WUSA9 - Yes, You Can Continue Taking Elderberry During Coronavirus Pandemic
April 2, 2020 - 12:00am

Victoria Shanmugam, MD, chief of the Division of Rheumatology and associate professor of medicine, spoke with WUSA9 for an article on whether people can still take elderberry to boost their immune system during the COVID-19 pandemic or if it will...