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Crisis Response

BBC News - Coronavirus: Has a Second Wave of Infections Hit Iran?
June 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to BBC News for an article about whether Iran is experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections.

The New York Times - School’s Out. Parental Burnout Isn’t Going Away.
June 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The New York Times for an article on the stress parents are experiencing as their children begin summer break during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NBC News - Summer Heat Brings Mask Rash Complications
June 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to NBC News for a segment on treating skin irritation caused by wearing face masks.

CNN - The Psychological Benefits of Prayer: What Science Says About the Mind-Soul Connection
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Christina Puchalski, MD '94, RESD '97, director of the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health and professor of medicine, spoke with CNN Health for an article on psychological benefits of prayer.

Insider - 8 Red Flags to Look Out for Once Hair Salons Open Again
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Insider for an article on red flags people should look for once hair salons reopen.

WUSA9 - How Are Children Coping Wtih These Major Events in 2020?
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on how children are coping with the major events, like COVID-19 and protests for racial justice, in 2020.

June 16, 2020 - 11:06am

Marisa K. Dowling, MD, MPP, health policy fellow in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and U.S. Rep. Robin L. Kelly, PhD (D-Ill.) authored a viewpoint article in JAMA calling for policy to address health disparities and COVID-19.

Washington City Paper - Do Bars and Restaurants Need to Scrap Silverware
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to Washington City Paper for an article on whether bars and restaurants should change out silverware for single-use plastic utensils as they...

Hearst TV - Experts Increase Death Estimates, as Researchers Turn to Steroid Treatment
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Hearst TV for a segment on how moves to reopen across the U.S. could lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths....

AARP - How to Stay Safe as Things Open Up During the Pandemic
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to AARP for an article on how to stay safe as businesses begin to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.