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ABC News - Women More Likely to Experience Depression, Anxiety, New CDC Data Shows
September 24, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News for an article on a new study that suggests women are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety than men, and more likely to receive counseling or therapy, or take prescription medication, to promote their mental health.

The Washington Post - Is It COVID-19 or the Flu?

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how difficult it will be to distinguish flu and COVID-19 symptoms from each other.

Smithsonian Magazine - Could Tattoo Ink Be Used to Detect Cancer?
September 18, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD, professor of radiology, spoke to Smithsonian Magazine about a recent study on medical imaging agents shows common pigments and dyes could help with early diagnosis.

USA Today - Staph Infections are Common and Aren't Caused by Face Masks

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 Faculty in the Media

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

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.

September 15, 2020 Featured News

A series of lectures hosted by the SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition kicked off with a session by Cara Lichtenstein, MD, MPH, on “Understanding the Connection Between Racism and the Social Determinants of Health.”

September 15, 2020 AnnouncementResearch News

Four young researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.