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Disaster Consult
September 28, 2020 Crisis ResponseFeatured News

In March 2020, not long after the arrival of COVID-19 in the United States, a team at GW, which included medical students, mobilized to quickly launch the Disaster Consult

As Naval Hospital Bremerton, in Bremerton, Washington, began to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increased demand to be prepared to provide testing for those in need.

Healthline - Is Hi-Tech Skin Care Worth the Price?
September 28, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Joseph Zahn, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Healthline for an article on various hi-tech tools people use on their skin and whether they are effective.

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.