Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

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Damani Piggott, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Harold Amos Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since its founding in 1983, the Harold Amos Program has promoted scholars who have assumed international research excellence in biomedical, clinical and health services research, maintained high levels of academic leadership and served(...)

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Updates to CRISP Access

Updates to CRISP Access

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We are writing to inform you of several changes being made across Johns Hopkins Medicine to improve access to and broaden the number of users of the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP), Maryland's statewide health information exchange. These changes will be effective on March 13 at noon and are outlined below. Current(...)

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Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

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The Karen A. Armacost 4th Annual Lecture on Geriatric Care will be held Thursday, April 27 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Title: "Nursing Assistants: The Caring Hands of the Geriatric Team" Dr. Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Psychiatry(...)

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Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

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ARTICLE: Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, Catalina Suarez-Cuervo, David R. Nelson, Michael W. Fried, Jodi B. Segal, Mark S. Sulkowski JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Mar 21. doi: 10.7326/M16-2575. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Rapid improvements in hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy have led to(...)

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American Thoracic Society Awards

American Thoracic Society Awards

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Three faculty members from the Division of Pulmonary will receive awards from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) next month. Hank Fessler, professor, will receive the Outstanding Educator Award at the ATS Plenary Session. This award recognizes lifetime contributions in education and mentoring in the fields of pulmonary, critical care or sleep medicine and award honors excellence in clinical or(...)

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Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data

Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data

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The Behavioral, Social and Systems Science Translational Research Community of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a half-day symposium, “Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data,” Friday, May 5 from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. in Mountcastle Auditorium, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building. All faculty, staff and(...)

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8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

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WHEN: May 19, 2017  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Sommer and Feinstone  Audutoriums ABSTRACT DEADLINE: May 1 at midnight TO REGISTER OR SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT, VISIT: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/research/research_retreat/ The top four scored abstracts will present and compete for prizes in an oral session. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top posters(...)

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Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

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The application deadline for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations is May 3, 2017, 11:30 a.m. U.S. Pacific Day Light Time. Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the(...)

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