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Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014

Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014

ARTICLE: Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014 AUTHORS: Mary R. Rooney, Lisa Harnack, Erin D. Michos, Rachel P. Ogilvie, Christopher T. Sempos, Pamela L. Lutsey JOURNAL: JAMA. 2017 Jun 20;317(23):2448-2450. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.4392. Since 2000, there has been an increase in research on possible health benefits of vitamin D. However, a 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM; now the(...)

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NETEC Summit

NETEC Summit

On June 27-28, over a dozen members of the BCU team travelled to Emory University to participate in the second annual National Ebola Training and Education Center summit. As the HHS Region 3 Ebola and Special Pathogens Treatment Center, the BCU team shared our experiences over the last year with a particular focus on the strides we(...)

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Lennon Named Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Lennon Named Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Anne Marie Lennon was recently named clinical director of the Division of Gastroenterology where she will oversee clinical practices at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Green Spring Station. After receiving her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and a Ph.D. from the University College Dublin, Ann Marie completed her residency training in(...)

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Crews and Ladenson Elected to American Board of Internal Medicine

Crews and Ladenson Elected to American Board of Internal Medicine

Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was named the newest member of the Nephrology Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Specialty boards are made up of physicians from a diverse range of practice types who develop Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credentials to certify physicians with specialized knowledge.(...)

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Why Answer Documentation Queries?

Why Answer Documentation Queries?

How the state, payors and patients view the quality of care provided by the DOM depends on it. Moreover, this assessment increasingly determines reimbursement. Consider Maryland Hospital Acquired Conditions (MHACs): 46 potentially preventable conditions monitored by the state. At current pace, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, including the DOM, may face a $7-10 million penalty for(...)

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep

ARTICLE: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep. AUTHORS: Swati Chopra, Aman Rathore, Haris Younas, Luu V. Pham, Chenjuan Gu, Aleksandra Beselman, Il-Young Kim, Robert R. Wolfe, Jamie Perin, Vsevolod Y. Polotsky, Jonathan C. Jun JOURNAL: J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Jun 8. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-00619. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract CONTEXT: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This association(...)

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Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Several members of the DOM will participate in the inaugural National Research Conference of the High Value Practice Academic Alliance on October 8-9 where faculty and housestaff from Hopkins will present 25 abstracts, more than any other institution. Two abstracts involving members of the DOM (in bold) won awards: Amit Pahwa, Calvin Kagan, Leonard Feldman, Tim Niessen,(...)

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Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

ARTICLE: Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association. AUTHORS: Frank M. Sacks, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Jason H.Y. Wu, Lawrence J. Appel, Mark A. Creager, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Michael Miller, Eric B. Rimm, Lawrence L. Rudel, Jennifer G. Robinson, Neil J. Stone, Linda V. Van Horn JOURNAL: Circulation. 2017 Jun 15. pii: CIR.0000000000000510. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000510. Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading(...)

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Hill Named Division Administrator

Hill Named Division Administrator

Alexandra Hill began as the division administrator for Rheumatology on July 10. A native of Jamaica, Alexandra graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor's degree in French with a pre-medical concentration and the Business of Health Care Graduate Certificate at the Carey Business School. She is currently completing a master's of business administration(...)

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Fisher Center Discovery Program


Funding for clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases. Provides resources for pilot or clinical studies that may lack traditional funding mechanisms. Promotes novel, cross-disciplinary collaborative clinical research among JHU schools and with non-JHU research partners. To facilitate the careers of early-career investigators. Eligibility: All full time JHU faculty members, especially junior faculty,(...)

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