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Crisis Response

The Washington Post - D.C. Surpasses 500 Coronavirus Deaths
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on communities of color.

Hillary Clinton
June 9, 2020 - 9:58am

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over...

The New York Times - Growing a Family in the Shadow of a Pandemic
June 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Timing is everything, especially when deciding when to start a family. In the face of a pandemic, however, uncertainty surrounding health implications and financial security are compounded. Everyone should look to their own values and priorities...

COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....

WTOP - Psychiatrist Offers Tips for Stress Reduction Amid Demonstrations, Pandemic
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke with WTOP News for an article about how people can deal with stress while navigating the current news cycle revolving around COVID-19 and national demonstrations.

WAMU - For Black Emergency Doctors In Washington, The Pandemic Is Personal
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and Marcee Wilder, MD, research instructor of emergency medicine, spoke with WAMU-FM for a story about the concerns of black physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

Healthline - What to Know About Potential COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.

COVID-19 sample tube and clipboard
May 29, 2020 - 10:36am

A George Washington University (GW) Hospital study, led by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is investigating the symptomatology, follow-up care, baseline...

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May 27, 2020 - 1:05pm

Chronic rheumatic diseases may make patients more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and may effect the severity of the virus. Adam Kilian, MD, is serving as a regional leader for the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, which is collecting...

CNN - Practice Sun Safety to Stay Healthy Outside During the Pandemic
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.