Faculty in the Media
Keith Mortman, MD, associate professor of surgery, spoke to Gray DC for an article about a congressional effort to raise the legal age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Gray DC for a segment about proposed legislation to improve mental health services for veterans.
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to BuzzFeed News for an article on a viral tweet recommending natural birth control options.
Nazrat Mirza, ScD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to NPR for a segment about how physicians can help children suffering with obesity.
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment about carbon monoxide poisoning and pulmonary edema.
James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.
Vishal Patel, MD, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Today Online for an article on nail melanoma.
Bernhard Wiedermann, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to Healthline about measles in an article about a mother who shared a viral photo of her infant with measles.