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Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

The 7th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology will take place on Thursday, July 27 from 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Guest speaker: Ivonne Z. Jiménez-Velázquez, MD, FACP, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine(...)

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Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

ARTICLE: Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, Catalina Suarez-Cuervo, David R. Nelson, Michael W. Fried, Jodi B. Segal, Mark S. Sulkowski JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 2;166(9):637-648. doi: 10.7326/M16-2575. Epub 2017 Mar 21. Abstract BACKGROUND: Rapid improvements in hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy have led to(...)

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Townsend Named to Epic’s ID Board


Jennifer Townsend, instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to be a part of the Epic's national Infectious Disease Steering Board. The board aims “to design recommended workflows for common types of patients you see and build the necessary clinical content to support that.” Jenny encourages input from faculty and fellows regarding improvements to(...)

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Johnson Conway Named Medical Director of New Infusion Center

Johnson Conway Named Medical Director of New Infusion Center

Sarah Johnson Conway, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been selected to be the medical director of the Infusion Center recently opened in the Park Building. In her role, Sarah will oversee the care of adult patients referred to the Johns Hopkins Hospital/Infusion Center, and ensure that care is delivered in a(...)

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Journeys Forward

Journeys Forward

About two years ago our department began on a journey to chronicle thought-provoking articles, activities and innovative ideas that focused on community engagement, community health and equity. We encourage readers to look back at previous posts, as well as review a recent post from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Improving Community Health by Strengthening Community Investment: Roles(...)

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Fahey Interview with Food Sleuth Radio

Fahey Interview with Food Sleuth Radio

Hear Jed Fahey, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and director of the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chemoprotection Center, as he discusses his research involving the beneficial compound sulforphane, found in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli in particular). Food Sleuth Radio, Jed Fahey Interview: https://beta.prx.org/stories/206629

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Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study

Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study

ARTICLE: Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study AUTHORS: Adil H. Haider, Eric B. Schneider, Lisa M. Kodadek, Rachel R. Adler, Anju Ranjit, Maya Torain, Ryan Y. Shields, Claire Snyder, Jeremiah D. Schuur, Laura Vail, Danielle German, Susan Peterson, Brandyn D. Lau JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 1;177(6):819-828. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0906. Abstract IMPORTANCE: The Institute of Medicine and The Joint Commission recommend routine documentation of patients'(...)

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Biennial Retreat in Primary Care

Biennial Retreat in Primary Care

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Primary Care Consortium is excited to announce its Third Biennial Retreat in Primary Care: Friday, June 23, 2017 7:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Zayed Chevy Chase Auditorium Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus “Transformation and Fulfillment in Primary Care” This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category I Credits Please register at : http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/primary_care_consortium/(...)

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Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

Gary Wand, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, received two new  five-year grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. The first project is a U01 where he will be studying glucocorticoid exposure on measures of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) connectivity in the central nervous system. The second project is a R01 entitled PET(...)

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