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Scientific American - What Climate Change Does to the Human Body
August 29, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery, authored an op-ed for Scientific American on the impacts climate change has on the human body.

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Antonia Sepulveda, MD, PhD, describes how her team in the Department of Pathology acted quickly to establish COVID-19 testing capabilities at GW.

PBS NewsHour - How Pandemic Anxiety is Affecting Pregnant Women

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant women.

STAT - Using Telehealth to Revolutionize the Speed of Making Rare Disease Diagnoses
August 27, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Marshall Summar, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to STAT News for an article on how telehealth can help speed up the diagnosis of rare diseases.

COVID-19 testing sign

In a concerted effort to support the health, safety, and well-being of GW employees an Occupational Health Program is being developed with the help of university leaders alongside SMHS and the GW MFA.

Investigators at SMHS received a $1.2 million grant from Wellcome Trust to produce a controlled human hookworm infection model and establish a hookworm vaccine challenge model for two of the most advanced hookworm vaccine candidate antigens in endemic areas.

The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

Timothy Harlan, MD, co-authored an article in The British Journal arguing for increased of "food is medicine" interventions in the health care system.