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DCist - 'COVID-somnia' Is Messing With Locals' Sleep

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 15, 2020 Featured News

A series of lectures hosted by the SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition kicked off with a session by Cara Lichtenstein, MD, MPH, on “Understanding the Connection Between Racism and the Social Determinants of Health.”

September 15, 2020 AnnouncementResearch News

Four young researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - What Could A COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean?

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.

The Washington Post - Stress Over Pandemic Makes OCD Symptoms Worse in Some Children

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.

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September 10, 2020 Featured News

SMHS providers and students are working to increase the District of Columbia’s registration numbers by reaching out to potential voters in an unusual place: the emergency department.

WAMU - Maryland Is Days Away From Buying, Deploying 25,000 Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Monica Lypson, MD, professor of medicine, spoke to WAMU for article about the status of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in the Washington, D.C. region.

September 09, 2020 Research NewsPress Release

The retrospective study from a team at GW found that spironolactone may be safe to treat female pattern hair loss in breast cancer survivors.