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Crisis Response

Screen grab of webinar
May 5, 2020 - 12:37pm

As COVID-19 continues its global impact, attendees of the second SMHS virtual Learning Lab were educated on the effects of the virus on marginalized communities throughout the United States.

WUSA9 - Face Masks: When to Wear Them Outside
May 4, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on best practices for wearing face masks and when you should wear one.

WTOP - Advice for Heart Patients Who May Be Particularly Vulnerable to COVID-19
May 4, 2020 - 12:00am

William Borden, MD, chief quality and population health officer and associate professor of medicine, spoke with WTOP for an article on COVID-19 and how it impacts patients with heart health concerns.

The Washington Post - Tips on Alleviating Face Masks’ Rashes and Skin Irritations
May 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on how to alleviate skin irritation caused by wearing face masks.

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at GW SMHS
May 1, 2020 - 5:06pm

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and medical director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care...

ABC News - 9 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health as the Coronavirus Pandemic Continues
May 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, shared tips with ABC News for how to boost mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

ABC News - Some Children with COVID-19 are Experiencing Symptoms Similar to Kawasaki Disease
April 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Bell, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke with ABC News for an article about some children who test positive for COVID-19 also experiencing symptoms for Kawasaki disease, a rare inflammatory syndrome typically affecting children under the...

ABC7 - Virtual Visits are the 'New Language of Care' for Physicians
April 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on the increased use of telemedicine amid social distancing concerns.

Doctor writing notes on clipboard
April 28, 2020 - 1:08pm

As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.

Romper - Kids Afraid Of Face Masks Just Need Some Extra Reassurance, Experts Say
April 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Kelsey Borner, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critcal care medicine, spoke to Romper about how parents can help reassure children who are afraid to wear face masks.