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WNYC-FM - Mental Health Crisis Looms Large As Coronavirus Pandemic Continues
August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC-FM's The Takeaway about the mental health crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

WUSA9 - COVID-19 Vaccination Has Many People Concerned. Now, Medical Experts Have a Plan to Fix That
August 5, 2020 - 12:00am

Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on her team's recent article published in JAMA Network suggesting guidelines for planning a successful vaccination program to ensure readiness of the general public and...

CNN - K-12 Schools and Colleges Can Reopen, But Safety Should Come First, Fauci Says
August 4, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how schools can reopen safely.

NBC News - COVID-19 Losses and Uncertainty Have Led to a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How to Help
August 2, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News on the mental health crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

USA Today - Should I Send My Child Back to School? This is the Latest Science on Coronavirus and Kid
July 30, 2020 - 12:00am

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.

The New York Times - How to Handle Anxiety Over Back-to-School Decisions
July 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for the fall.

The New York Times - Opening Schools Won’t Be Easy, but Here’s How to Do It Safely
July 29, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

NBC News - Coronavirus Isolation Takes a Toll on the Elderly
July 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Christina Prather, MD, assistant professor of medicine, and second-year MD student Olivia Silva spoke to NBC News for a segment on the impact social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic has on seniors and highlighted the GWU Reaching Out...

FOX5 - FDA Expands Hand Sanitizer Recall
July 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a segment about the FDA recall of several hand sanitizers and what ingredients people should look for in an effective hand sanitizer.

ABC7 - GWU Hospital Doctor's New Research of COVID-affected Lungs Using Virtual Reality
July 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Keith Mortman, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and associate professor of surgery, spoke to ABC7 for segment about using virtual reality to learn more about the novel coronavirus.