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April 28, 2020 Featured News

Congratulations to Kirsten Brown, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, who received the 2020 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award, as well as to the numerous SMHS faculty members inducted into the Society of the Emeriti.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has experts available to speak for news stories during Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

ABC7 - Emergency Room Doctors Seeing Increase of Children Falling Out of Windows Since Quarantine

Sadiqa Kendi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on an increase of children getting injured by falling out of windows while at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHDH - Are Americans Poisoning Themselves to Kill COVID-19?

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke with WHDH (Boston) for a segment on the increased calls to poison control after exposure to harsh chemicals used to disinfect areas around the home to protect from COVID-19.

Romper - Kids Afraid Of Face Masks Just Need Some Extra Reassurance, Experts Say

Kelsey Borner, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critcal care medicine, spoke to Romper about how parents can help reassure children who are afraid to wear face masks.

NBC News - Coronavirus School Closures Means Kids Are Missing More Than Class. Here's How to Help

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News about how parents can help their children adjust to school closures and being home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Investigator's gloved hands holding testing swab

There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better understand this devastating virus.

Screen image of the scale of pediatric asthma: 60% of children with asthma have nighttime attacks
April 24, 2020 Featured News

Two teams from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) advanced to the final round of the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s 2020 New Venture Competition.