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WAMU - For Black Emergency Doctors In Washington, The Pandemic Is Personal
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and Marcee Wilder, MD, research instructor of emergency medicine, spoke with WAMU-FM for a story about the concerns of black physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

WTOP - Psychiatrist Offers Tips for Stress Reduction Amid Demonstrations, Pandemic
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke with WTOP News for an article about how people can deal with stress while navigating the current news cycle revolving around COVID-19 and national demonstrations.

Healthline - What to Know About Potential COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.

Dcist - The Pandemic Has Made Telehealth More Accessible, But Not Everyone Finds It Convenient
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on the rise of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges presented, and the lessons to learn from moving forward.

CNN - Practice Sun Safety to Stay Healthy Outside During the Pandemic
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hill - Stop Expelling and Separating Immigrant Children and Parents During COVID
May 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for The Hill on the risks COVID-19 present for children and families detained at the U.S. border.

Voice of America - Early COVID-19 Vaccine Data Positive, But 'Unimpressive'
May 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Voice of America for an article on early results from COVID-19 vaccine trials.

DCist - Remdesivir Arrives In D.C. Region, Bringing Possible Help In Treating COVID-19
May 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article about how remdesivir works as a treatment for COVID-19.

ABC News - Does COVID-19 Cause Delirium? Doctors Race to Understand Its Impact on the Brain
May 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Lorenzo Norris, MD, associate dean for student affairs and administration and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News about the race for doctors to understand how COVID-19 impacts the brain.

Medium - What We Learned From Smallpox, Measles, Cholera, and Other Health Crises
May 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Jeffrey Bethony, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, spoke to Medium's Elemental publication for an article on what we can learn from other health crises of recent history.