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Levine Named Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development

Levine Named Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development

After a search process that considered many outstanding candidates, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Levine, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, as the new associate dean for faculty educational development for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Levine will work with Drs. Nauder Faraday, Kim Skarupski(...)

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It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

The Occupational Health Services team is administering free flu vaccinations through Friday, October 27. Please see below for the schedule. You do not need an appointment, and the process should only take a few minutes. Who Must Receive a Vaccination The Johns Hopkins Medicine Influenza Vaccination Policy requires that faculty and staff members, postdoctoral fellows,(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor:   Assistant Professor: Ann Marie Parker, Pulmonary Jennifer Townsend, Infectious Diseases Swaytha Yalamanchi, Endocrinology Instructor: Lingling Xian, Hematology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Wael AlJaroudi, adjunct assistant professor in Cardiology Katherine Allen,(...)

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Cooper Receives Rodriguez-Trìas Social Justice Award

Cooper Receives Rodriguez-Trìas Social Justice Award

Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, named the recipient of the Helen Rodriguez-Trìas Social Justice Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) for her dedication to improving the health of underserved communities, addressing issues such as health disparities, workforce diversity and cultural competency. She will be presented the award at the APHA's(...)

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The Association of Sleep Duration and Quality with CKD Progression

The Association of Sleep Duration and Quality with CKD Progression

ARTICLE: The Association of Sleep Duration and Quality with CKD Progression AUTHORS: Ana C. Ricardo, Kristen Knutson, Jinsong Chen, Lawrence J. Appel, Lydia Bazzano, Eunice Carmona-Powell, Janet Cohan,Manjula Kurella Tamura, Susan Steigerwalt, John Daryl Thornton,Matthew Weir, Nicolas F. Turek, Mahboob Rahman, Eve Van Cauter, James P. Lash, the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) JOURNAL: J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Sep 14. pii: ASN.2016121288. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016121288. [Epub ahead(...)

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Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

Jeremy Walston, (pictured) professor in Geriatrics, Karen Bandeen-Roche, professor in biostatistics and Geriatrics, and Ravi Varadhan, associate professor in Oncology, were recently awarded a U2U3 grant mechanism sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for their clinical research project entitled "Characterizing Resiliencies to Physical Stressors in Older Adults: A Dynamical Physiological Systems Approach." This  award totals $11,560,771 over five years and(...)

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Spivak Named Master in the American College of Physicians

Spivak Named Master in the American College of Physicians

Jerry Spivak, professor in the Division of Hematology, was recently elevated to master in the American College of Physicians. Jerry joins only two other Masters in the entire state of Maryland in recognition of of his worldwide impact as a scientist and expert in hematology, his superlative work as a clinician-educator and his contributions to the American College of Physicians.

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Curriculum Development Workshops at JHBMC

Curriculum Development Workshops at JHBMC

We continue interviewing applicants for the 2017-2018 Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Workshops in Curriculum Development. These workshops are for educators involved in curriculum design and evaluation, who want to approach the task in an informed, scholarly and effective manner. If you are unable to be there in person, remote participation via Adobe Connect is available.(...)

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Congrats to Kayshawn Carter!

Congrats to Kayshawn Carter!

On Sept 11, JHH employees were honored in the annual Employee Appreciation Service Awards held in Turner Auditorium including Regina Porter, RN, PCCU, who received an award for 40 years of hospital service. Each year, 10 recipients receive a Baker-King Award which acknowledges nonsupervisory staff members who have performed in an outstanding fashion. Nominations are(...)

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