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The Hill - CDC Has to Get the Messaging Right with the COVID-19 Vaccine
July 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, professor of emergency medicine, penned an op-ed for The Hill on how the CDC should develop a communication strategy around the COVID-19 vaccine directed to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds.

The Hill - Keep Schools Closed and Support American Families: A Child Psychiatrist's Plea
July 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The Hill on the discussion around reopening schools in the fall amid COVID-19.

NBC4 - GW Telemedicine Patient Discovers Partially Collapsed Lung During Visit
July 9, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and chief of innovative practice and telemedicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment on telemedicine's role in caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WUSA9 - CDC Says No Evidence of COVID-19 Spreading Through Pools, Hot Tubs
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on whether COVID-19 can be spread via the water in pools and hot tubs.

Associated Press - Protective Gear for Medical Workers Begins to Run Low Again
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Associated Press for an article on the latest shortage of PPE in areas across the U.S.

CNN - US Reports Over 50,000 New Coronavirus Cases for Third Straight Day
July 4, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, spoke with CNN for an article about the increase in COVID-19 cases across the United States.

 Kiana Khosravian
June 29, 2020 - 12:25pm

It was a typical Thursday evening for the average first-year medical student. I was one week out from taking my renal exam, and going through my usual study plan; reviewing lectures, watching “Pathoma” and “Boards & Beyond” videos, and...

The Zoe Report - How To Social Distance With Friends This Summer, According To Doctors
June 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke with The Zoe Report for an article on how to safely socialize with friends this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Doctor with inhaler
June 26, 2020 - 9:48am

Patients who suffer from severe asthma may be at a higher risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19. Jamie Rosenthal, MD, asthma and allergy specialist and assistant professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of...

June 25, 2020 - 11:31am

Andrew D. Choi, BA ’03, MD ’08, co-director of Cardiac CT and MRI and associate professor of medicine and radiology at SMHS, has helped direct international efforts to address the ability to diagnose heart disease and deliver care during the ...