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The New York Times - Opening Schools Won’t Be Easy, but Here’s How to Do It Safely
July 29, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

The New York Times - How to Handle Anxiety Over Back-to-School Decisions
July 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for the fall.

FOX5 - FDA Expands Hand Sanitizer Recall
July 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a segment about the FDA recall of several hand sanitizers and what ingredients people should look for in an effective hand sanitizer.

NBC News - Coronavirus Isolation Takes a Toll on the Elderly
July 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Christina Prather, MD, assistant professor of medicine, and second-year MD student Olivia Silva spoke to NBC News for a segment on the impact social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic has on seniors and highlighted the GWU Reaching Out...

ABC7 - GWU Hospital Doctor's New Research of COVID-affected Lungs Using Virtual Reality
July 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Keith Mortman, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and associate professor of surgery, spoke to ABC7 for segment about using virtual reality to learn more about the novel coronavirus.

The Hill - CDC Has to Get the Messaging Right with the COVID-19 Vaccine
July 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, professor of emergency medicine, penned an op-ed for The Hill on how the CDC should develop a communication strategy around the COVID-19 vaccine directed to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds.

The Hill - Keep Schools Closed and Support American Families: A Child Psychiatrist's Plea
July 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The Hill on the discussion around reopening schools in the fall amid COVID-19.

NBC4 - GW Telemedicine Patient Discovers Partially Collapsed Lung During Visit
July 9, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and chief of innovative practice and telemedicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment on telemedicine's role in caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associated Press - Protective Gear for Medical Workers Begins to Run Low Again
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Associated Press for an article on the latest shortage of PPE in areas across the U.S.

WUSA9 - CDC Says No Evidence of COVID-19 Spreading Through Pools, Hot Tubs
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on whether COVID-19 can be spread via the water in pools and hot tubs.