The Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award honors the academic achievements and potential of early career clinician scientists conducting original and rigorous clinical research projects. Sponsored by the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, these awards provide financial and mentoring resources for one to two years to junior physician scientists. We are proud to announce that three of this year's awardees are in the DOM.
- Dr. Elisa Ignatius, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, will study "Early Bactericidal Activity of Standard Drugs Used to Treat Mycobacterium Avium Complex: a Pilot Study"
Mentor: Dr. Kelly Dooley, Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt
- Dr. Anum Minhas, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, will study "Non-invasive Assessment of Coronary Endothelial Function in Healthy Individuals and People with Proinflammatory Conditions"
Mentors: Dr. Allison Hays, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, and Dr. Josef Coresh, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine
- Dr. Sarath Raju, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, will study "The Combined Impacts of HIV and Air Pollution on Lung Aging"
Mentor: Dr. Meredith McCormack, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care