September 6, 2021
Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and Nicole Farmer, MD, staff scientist with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at SMHS, will bring their…
GW Cancer Center Announces 2021 Awards Excellence In Research, Mentorship, and Early Career Contributions
August 2, 2021
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.
October 7, 2020
In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), discussed COVID-19 and remdesivir.
August 26, 2020
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.
USA Today - 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19: Kids Who Seem Healthy May Be More Contagious Than Sick Adults, Study Says
August 19, 2020
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article on growing evidence that children are not immune to COVID-19 and may even play a larger role in community spread than previously thought.
August 5, 2020
Monika Goyal, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to DCist about her team's recent study that revealed significant racial and socioeconomic disparities among children tested for COVID-19 in D.C., both in test positivity rates and known exposure to the virus.
WUSA9 - COVID-19 Vaccination Has Many People Concerned. Now, Medical Experts Have a Plan to Fix That
August 4, 2020
Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on her team's recent article published in JAMA Network suggesting guidelines for planning a successful vaccination program to ensure readiness of the general public and health community.
USA Today - Should I Send My Child Back to School? This is the Latest Science on Coronavirus and Kids
July 29, 2020
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.
Terry Kind, MD, MPH, Chosen as Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics
July 1, 2020
Terry Kind, MD, MPH, associate dean of clinical education and professor of pediatrics at SMHS, was recently selected as a member of the Inaugural Cohort of the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics.
May 17, 2020
Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.