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Third-year MD student King John Pascual and mentor Ali Pourmand, MD, from SMHS are presenting findings at the American College of Emergency Physicians on the role of Google searches during the early phase of the pandemic in the U.S.

October 23, 2020 Announcement

Congratulations to Louisa Howard, fourth-year MD student at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, for being selected as a 2020 Pisacano Scholar.

The Washington Post - What Those Studies on Mouthwash and Coronaviruses Actually Mean
October 23, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading coronavirus.

From left: Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for Operation Warp Speed; GW SMHS Dean Barbara L. Bass, MD; and GW COVID-19 vaccine trial PI DavidDiemert, MD.

Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for the COVID-19 vaccine development initiative Operation Warp Speed, visited GW on Oct. 21 to raise awareness for the national vaccine development efforts, encourage greater participation in the clinical trials and recognize GW for exceeding its enrollment goals for its vaccine trial.

 

October 22, 2020 Press Release

The George Washington University, in partnership with several community organizations, is providing free flu shots to people living in Ward 7 and Ward 8 and other medically underserved parts of Washington, D.C.

WUSA9 - Seasonal Depression Becoming a Concern with the Ending of Daylight Saving Time
October 21, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.6 million to researchers at SMHS for research on hormonal control of HIV latency.

Sinclair Broadcast Group - Treating Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects
October 20, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer treatment.