Age and Small Airway Imaging Abnormalities in Subjects With and Without Airflow Obstruction in SPIROMICS

Age and Small Airway Imaging Abnormalities in Subjects With and Without Airflow Obstruction in SPIROMICS

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ARTICLE: Age and Small Airway Imaging Abnormalities in Subjects With and Without Airflow Obstruction in SPIROMICS AUTHORS: Carlos H. Martinez, Alejandro A Diaz, Catherine Meldrum, Jeffrey L. Curtis, Christopher B. Cooper, Cheryl Pirozzi, Richard E. Kanner, Robert Paine, III, Prescott G Woodruff, Eugene R Bleecker, Nadia N Hansel, R. Graham Barr, Nathaniel Marchetti, Gerard J Criner, Ella A Kazerooni, Eric A. Hoffman, Brian D Ross, Craig J Galban, Christine T Cigolle, Fernando J Martinez, MeiLan K Han and for the SPIROMICS Investigators JOURNAL: Am J Respir(...)

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Bumpus Named NIGMS Director’s Early Career Lecturer

Bumpus Named NIGMS Director’s Early Career Lecturer

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, has been asked to be the second annual National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Director's Early Career Lecturer. This lecture is designed to showcase the work of early career scientists supported by NIGMS and to encourage undergraduate students to consider careers in biomedical research. Namandje will(...)

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Kovell Receives AOA Postgraduate Award

Kovell Receives AOA Postgraduate Award

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Lara Kovell, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was recently awarded the 2016 Postgraduate Award from Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. This award comes with a $2,000 honorarium and allows residents and fellow to pursue projects in the spirit of the AOA mission statement. Lara will study the effect of intentional weight loss(...)

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Civic Engagement Initiative Kickoff Event

Civic Engagement Initiative Kickoff Event

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We are excited to announce the kickoff event of our department’s Civic Engagement Initiative! We will be hosting a Journeys In Medicine Session focused on police-community relationships, entitled “A Dialogue to Create a Bridge Between the Police and our Community.” Our guest speaker for this forum will be Lt. Colonel Melvin Russell, chief of the(...)

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MacGlashan Named Director of Allergy & Clinical Immunology

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We are delighted to announce that Dr. Donald MacGlashan will assume the role of director of the Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology effective September 5, 2016. He will succeed interim director Susan MacDonald, who graciously stepped in after Bruce Bochner’s departure in August 2013. We want to thank Dr. MacDonald for her interim leadership(...)

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Back to School

Back to School

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It’s that time again…time to head back to school. For those of you continuing to pursue your education, I wish you good luck! It is the decision that will pay dividends down the road. As one of my mentors once told me: time is going to pass by anyway, so you might as well have something(...)

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Encouraging Young Women to Move More: Linking Physical Activity in Young Adulthood to Coronary Risk in Women

Encouraging Young Women to Move More: Linking Physical Activity in Young Adulthood to Coronary Risk in Women

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ARTICLE: Encouraging Young Women to Move More: Linking Physical Activity in Young Adulthood to Coronary Risk in Women AUTHORS: Erin Michos and Michael Blaha JOURNAL: Circulation. 2016 Jul 26;134(4):300-3. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.023400. In Western populations, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) mortality has dramatically declined in the past 4 decades, in part because of an increased emphasis on prevention. Before 2000,(...)

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Ashby Named Assistant Administrator

Ashby Named Assistant Administrator

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Anthony Ashby, MBA, was named the assistant administrator for Inpatient Operations and Excellence earlier this month. Anthony joins Hopkins from Sentara Health where he was the associate director of operating room finance and operations. In his new role, he will work closely with the vice chairs and nursing leadership to support faculty and staff in(...)

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