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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.

STAT - Using Telehealth to Revolutionize the Speed of Making Rare Disease Diagnoses
August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Marshall Summar, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to STAT News for an article on how telehealth can help speed up the diagnosis of rare diseases.

The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19
August 26, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

HuffPost - Do CBD Beauty and Skin Care Products Really Work?
August 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to HuffPost for an article on the efficacy of CBD-infused beauty and skin care products.

Psychology Today - Already Got Election Anxiety? Here Are 4 Ways to Grapple
August 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Richard Cytowic, MD, clinical professor of neurology, authored an article for Psychology Today on how to deal with election anxiety.

CNN - Dr. Elmer Huerta volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial
August 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, clinical professor of medicine and director of the Cancer Preventorium at GW Cancer Center, spoke to CNN for a segment on why he decided to volunteer for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at GW.