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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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Response to Comments on Young-Hyman et al. Psychosocial Care for People With Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

Response to Comments on Young-Hyman et al. Psychosocial Care for People With Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

ARTICLE: Response to Comments on Young-Hyman et al. Psychosocial Care for People With Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association AUTHORS: Deborah Young-Hyman, Mary de Groot, Felicia Hill-Briggs, Jeffrey Gonzalez, Korey Hood and Mark Peyrot JOURNAL: Diabetes Care. 2017 Sep;40(9):e131-e132. doi: 10.2337/dci16-0051. Thanks to Drs. Kalra, Balhara, Mezuk, Pouwer, and Campbell and Ms. Macdonald for(...)

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Bass Named CEO of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Bass Named CEO of the Society of General Internal Medicine

The Society of General Internal Medicine’s (SGIM) Council and staff are pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Bass, as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. He will begin this new part-time position immediately. He will continue to serve as Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Promotions. As SGIM’s CEO, Eric will oversee the member-based international association of over(...)

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