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Employee Appreciation Service Awards

Employee Appreciation Service Awards

The Employee Appreciation Service Awards Ceremony took place on Monday, September 11 to honor nearly 2,000 Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System Corporation employees who are celebrating a five-, 10-, 20-, 30-, 40- or 50-year anniversary this year. Those celebrating 30 or more years were also honored with a President's Dinner. The DOM has 112 employees(...)

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Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Grace Goodhew, MBA, has been named the new senior administrative manager for the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Grace has been with the division for a year as the business operations manager, overseeing Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine (JHOME) and clinical reporting. Grace received her bachelor's of science with honors in aging studies from Ithaca(...)

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Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy

Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy

ARTICLE: Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy AUTHORS: Meera C. Viswanathan, William Schmidt, Michael J. Rynkiewicz, Karuna Agarwal, Jian Gao, Joseph Katz, William Lehman and Anthony Cammarato JOURNAL: Cell Repots. 2017 Sep. Abstract Striated muscle contraction is regulated by the movement of tropomyosin over the thin filament surface, which blocks(...)

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George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018 Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant. This award provides up to $50,000 for 12-18 months to a faculty member or team (maximum of three faculty members) who exhibit promise, innovation,(...)

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CFAR to Partner in $59 Million Unitaid Grant to Control TB

CFAR to Partner in $59 Million Unitaid Grant to Control TB

The Executive Board of Unitaid, the Geneva-based UN agency promoting innovations to end global pandemics, has approved a new grant to the Aurum Institute of South Africa, Johns Hopkins University and other partners to improve the uptake of treatment to prevent tuberculosis (TB), the world’s leading infectious disease killer. The $59 million grant, called IMPAACT4TB,(...)

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Changing Policies Impact NIH-Funded Studies Involving Human Subjects

Changing Policies Impact NIH-Funded Studies Involving Human Subjects

If you are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering applying to NIH for support of such research, we want to call your attention to important changes that may affect how you: select the right NIH funding opportunity announcement write the research strategy and human subjects sections of your application comply with(...)

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JHTV Seeking New Medical Director

JHTV Seeking New Medical Director

Following the tradition of the Bus Dev and Strategic Alliance Group Medical Directors, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures is seeking a commercialization savvy JHM faculty member to spend a portion of their time helping our efforts. As Mike Weisfeldt prepares to retire in December from his work at JHTV, we are looking for 1 to 2 people to fill(...)

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Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program

Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program

Three from the DOM have been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Women in Science and Medicine. A group of 12 women faculty from different departments across Hopkins will begin the program in 2018 to expand even further(...)

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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center Symposium

Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center Symposium

The Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Symposium will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Wood Basic Science Building West Lecture Hall. Featuring: There will be a poster session at the symposium and we are accepting ABSTRACTS for consideration through 10 a.m. on Monday, September 25.  Poster(...)

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Experiencing Racial Bias During Medical Training

Experiencing Racial Bias During Medical Training

In a recent JAMA Viewpoint article, "Making All Lives Matter in Medicine From the Inside Out," Michael O. Mensah, a current resident at the University of California, Los Angeles, reveals a brief narrative of an “all-to-familiar” experience where during his medical student years at the University of California, San Francisco he was subjected to situations(...)

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