Record Appointed Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

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We are pleased to announce that Janet Record will assume the position of assistant dean for undergraduate medical education, effective July 1. Dr. Record is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and the division of hospital medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She has had a number of important leadership roles in(...)

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Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

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Joseph Carrese, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected as a fellow of the Hastings Center, recognizing him as an individual of outstanding accomplishment whose body of work has informed scholarship and/or a public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences. The Hastings Center was(...)

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Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

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Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, was recently named a winner of the 17th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards from the Profiles in Diversity Journal. She is one of 132 winners from across the globe recognized as an executive leading the way to excellence in the workplace, marketplace and the world. Her profile will be featured(...)

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Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation

Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation

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ARTICLE: Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation Insights From the FOURIER Trial AUTHORS: Seth S. Martin, Robert P. Giugliano, Sabina A. Murphy, Scott M. Wasserman, Evan A. Stein, Richard Češka, José López-Miranda, Borislav Georgiev, Alberto J. Lorenzatti, Matti J. Tikkanen, Peter S. Sever, Anthony C. Keech, Terje R. Pedersen, Marc S. Sabatine JOURNAL: JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1533. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract IMPORTANCE: Recent studies have shown that Friedewald underestimates low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at lower levels, which(...)

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Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

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The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Collaborative Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Workgroup identified a need to provide guidance, training and resources in DSMB practices for investigator-initiated research studies. To promote clinical and translational research, the CTSA Collaborative DSMB Workgroup, supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has produced an online(...)

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Garibaldi and Liu Receive Challenge Grant

Garibaldi and Liu Receive Challenge Grant

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The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) and the Office of Graduate Medical Education recently announced the recipients of the Resident Readiness for Practice Challenge Grants under the Faculty Education Scholars Program. These grants are intended to support and complete projects that ensure that graduates of the GME programs are(...)

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Patient Travel and Prescriber Updates

Patient Travel and Prescriber Updates

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Guidance Regarding Travel to Certain Countries Outside the U.S. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is currently experiencing an outbreak of Ebola virus disease, and Nigeria has recently experienced ongoing transmission of Lassa fever. It is important to identify and isolate patients under investigation for viral hemorrhagic fever when they arrive at a Hopkins hospital(...)

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JHU Staff Milestones

JHU Staff Milestones

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We are thankful for all of our staff, but we hold a special place in our hearts for staff members who have spent decades of their lives dedicated to making Hopkins and the Department of Medicine a better place. We are truely grateful for you and your everlasting loyalty. The below staff members were honored at the(...)

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Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

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David Pearse, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, will be stepping down as chair of the Department of Medicine Appointments and Promotions Committee. Dave succeeded Richard Moore in 2013, and he has been instrumental in the successful promotions of an impressive number of associate professors and professors over the past five years. During his tenure,(...)

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