Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

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Inpatient - Removal of “Initiate Hypothermia Protocol” Stand-Alone Order The "JHH-BMC ICU Adult Targeted Temperature Management Focused" order set should be selected. The stand-alone order for "Initiate Hypothermia Protocol" will be removed. A screenshot of the above can be found here. Epic Training Portal link

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Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial

Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial

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ARTICLE: Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial AUTHORS: Allison W. Peng, Stephen P. Juraschek, Lawrence J. Appel, Edgar R. Miller III and Noel T. Mueller JOURNAL: Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jul;114(7):1109-1115. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000283. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Bloating is one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints. Evidence has linked(...)

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Lyme Disease Animation Named Salon Winner

Lyme Disease Animation Named Salon Winner

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The Association of Medical Illustrators recently recognized a collaborative project involving members of the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center. The Lyme Disease Animation: Infection, Immune System Evasion & Progression received an award of excellence for meeting the highest standards of the profession. The award is typically awarded to only three percent of about 400 annual(...)

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JHU Diversity Leadership Council’s Diversity and Inclusion Conference

JHU Diversity Leadership Council’s Diversity and Inclusion Conference

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The 16th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference will take place on October 18, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Homewood campus. This full-day conference opens with a morning plenary speaker and continental breakfast, followed by workshops and a luncheon keynote speaker. Workshop topics generally focus on issues such as recruitment and retention, defining(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Albena Dinkova-Kostova, secondary appointment in Medicine Amita Gupta, Infectious Diseases Laszlo Nagy, Endocrinology Anne Marie O'Broin Lennon, Gastroenterology Karen Robinson, GIM Michelle Rudek, Clinical Pharmacology Associate Professor: Maria Bettinotti, Immunogenetics Kimberly Gudzune, GIM Jonathan Jun, Pulmonary Waseem Khaliq, Hospital Medicine(...)

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Cigarette Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and Long-Term Risk of 3 Major Atherosclerotic Diseases

Cigarette Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and Long-Term Risk of 3 Major Atherosclerotic Diseases

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ARTICLE: Cigarette Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and Long-Term Risk of 3 Major Atherosclerotic Diseases AUTHORS: Ning Ding, Yingying Sang, Jingsha Chen, Shoshana H. Ballew, Corey A. Kalbaugh, Maya J. Salameh, Michael J. Blaha, Matthew Allison, Gerardo Heiss, Elizabeth Selvin, Josef Coresh and Kunihiro Matsushita JOURNAL: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 30;74(4):498-507. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.05.049. Abstract BACKGROUND: Public statements about the effect of smoking on cardiovascular disease are predominantly based on investigations(...)

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Hill-Briggs to Present for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Hill-Briggs to Present for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was invited to present for the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) Director's Speaker Series. She will present "Advancing BSSR to Address National Priorities for Health Care and Population Health Improvement" in person at the OBSSR on Tuesday, September 24. It will also be available(...)

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Jan De Beur Named Presient-Elect of ASBMR

Jan De Beur Named Presient-Elect of ASBMR

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Suzanne Jan De Beur, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was elected president-elect of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. The ASBMR is a professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists who are involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. She will join the(...)

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