Kathleen Burger, DO, associate professor of neurology, appeared on WUSA9's Off Script on 9 segment to speak about the reasons African American women and minorities have high risk of stroke.
Jennifer Tender, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Women's Health for an article about what a women can eat while she is breastfeeding.
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Voice of America for a segment about the effects that lead polluted water has on pregnant women and young children.
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and professor of emergency medicine, spoke to WTOP-FM about some of the common practices people employ to avoid hangovers.
Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to Reuters for an article about the HPV vaccine's role in preventing cancer rather than preventing other sexually transmitted infections. This was also covered by Business Insider and the Deccan Chronicle.
Joyce Maring, EdD, DPT, chair and associate professor of the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences and program director for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, was elected to serve on the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research and professor of emergency medicine, and Arvind Venkat, MD, chair of research at US Acute Care Solutions, co-authored a report published in Annals of Emergency Medicine finding major measurement issues in patient experience data collected from U.S. emergency departments, including high variability and limited construct validity.
The GW Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research announced the winners of the 2018 GW Hospital Leadership in Practice Innovation Award.