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USA Today - 'Vital' American Academy of Physician Assistants survey outlines coronavirus struggles

Timothy McCall, PhD, adjunct assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke with USA Today for an article on his recent study with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, highlighting the challenges being faced by physician assistants during their ongoing frontline battle against the novel coronavirus.

May 18, 2020 Announcement

May Chin, MD, professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at SMHS, received the Trailblazer Award from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Richard Whitley

Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The BioCompute Object Specification Project led by a team at SMHS has been officially approved for publication as an internationally recognized standard by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association.

Screen grab of intelligence report on website

To contain the flood of information on COVID-19, faculty and staff across GW are developing weekly intelligence reports for frontline providers and leaders throughout the GW medical enterprise.

CNN - The Physical Toll Coronavirus-related Stress Takes on Your Body and How to Combat It

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.

AARP - Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 You Need to Know About

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.

The Washington Post - Region’s Hospitals are Now Ready to Handle an Expected COVID-19 Surge On One Condition

Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, and how the regions hospitals would respond to a spike in cases.