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USA Today - Staph Infections are Common and Aren't Caused by Face Masks
September 18, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.

The Healthy - How to Tell the Difference Between Psoriasis, Rosacea, and Eczema
September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Healthy for an article on how to distinguish rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema from each other.

DCist - 'COVID-somnia' Is Messing With Locals' Sleep
September 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - What Could A COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean?
September 15, 2020 - 12:00am

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.

The Washington Post - Stress Over Pandemic Makes OCD Symptoms Worse in Some Children
September 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.

WAMU - Maryland Is Days Away From Buying, Deploying 25,000 Rapid COVID-19 Tests
September 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Monica Lypson, MD, professor of medicine, spoke to WAMU for article about the status of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in the Washington, D.C. region.

Today Show - Is It Safe for Kids to Return to School? Dr. Kavita Patel Discusses
September 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, adjunct associate professor of emergency medicine, was on the Today Show to discuss the safety of children as they return to school.

Self -We're Basically All Struggling With Mental Health Right Now—Let's Normalize It
September 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Self for an article on why it's important to normalize what it means to stuggle with mental health.

Scientific American - What Climate Change Does to the Human Body
August 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery, authored an op-ed for Scientific American on the impacts climate change has on the human body.

PBS NewsHour - How Pandemic Anxiety is Affecting Pregnant Women
August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant women.