About Kelsey Bennett

Posts by Kelsey Bennett:

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It certainly is an exciting time of year. We’ve added quite a few new staff, nurses and nursing leaders to the team. In fact, Kevin Sowers, a nurse, was just appointed President of The Johns Hopkins Health System. As we begin the new year, the leadership team and I look forward to(...)

Read More

Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

Happy New Year from the Development Office! We’d like to share that we have raised $13,249,806 to date in gifts, grants and pledges. A few highlights include: An anonymous gift of $250K for Zero TB in Tibetan Kids Program in Infectious Disease The Nathan and Margaret Shock Aging Research Foundation gift of $387,569 to establish(...)

Read More

Safety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Cardiac Devices

Safety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Cardiac Devices

ARTICLE: Safety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Cardiac Devices AUTHORS: Saman Nazarian, Rozann Hansford, Amir A. Rahsepar, Valeria Weltin, Diana McVeigh, Esra Gucuk Ipek, Alan Kwan, Ronald D. Berger, Hugh Calkins, Albert C. Lardo, Michael A. Kraut, Ihab R. Kamel, Stefan L. Zimmerman and Henry R. Halperin JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2017 Dec(...)

Read More

The BCU Receives Discovery Grant

The BCU Receives Discovery Grant

The BCU is excited to be a 2018 recipient of the Fisher Center Discovery Program grant. Brian Garibaldi and Lauren Sauer were awarded the grant for their project entitled, “Environmental transmission and traceability of aerosolized bio-simulants in a clinical biocontainment unit." The grant will allow the BCU to continue its partnership with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab(...)

Read More

Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and medical director of the Biocontainment Unit (BCU), and Lauren Sauer, assistant professor in Emergency Medicine and director of research for the BCU, received a 2018 Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) grant for their project "Environmental transmission and traceability of aerosolized bio-simulants in a clinical biocontainment(...)

Read More

Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

Darren Brownlee, division administrator for the Division of Clinical Immunology, was one of eight employees honored at today'd Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration in recognition of his outstanding community service. Darren mentors a student with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, acts as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives' Baltimore chapter, supports United Way fundraisers, helps(...)

Read More

Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund RFA

Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund RFA

The Pearl M. Stetler is an award intended for women who are senior ​fellows or fellows transitioning to faculty at the instructor level. It provides $65,000 support ($64,000 salary and $1,000 supplies). The application provide specifics about eligibility. The application deadline is February 15. Funding decisions will be made by March 15. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully and(...)

Read More

Single IRB FAQs

Single IRB FAQs

The Office of Human Subjects Research Institutional Review Board (IRB) has published some very useful information for researchers here: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/institutional_review_board/about/agreements/sirb_faqs.html Questions include: How do I submit a request to have JHM IRB serve as the sIRB for my grant proposal or study? JHM IRB has created a reliance request tool [survey] that is available on(...)

Read More

Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers

Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers

ARTICLE: Combined circulating tumor DNA and protein biomarker-based liquid biopsy for the earlier detection of pancreatic cancers AUTHORS: Joshua D. Cohen, Ammar A. Javed, Christopher Thoburn, Fay Wong, Jeanne Tie, Peter Gibbs, Max Schmidt, Michele T. Yip-Schneider, Peter J. Allen, Mark Schattner, Randall E. Brand, Aatur D. Singhi, Gloria M. Petersen, Seung-Mo Hong, Song Cheol Kim, Massimo Falconi, Claudio Doglioni, Matthew J. Weiss, Nita Ahuja, Jin He, Martin A. Makary, Anirban Maitra, Samir M. Hanash, Marco Dal Molin, Yuxuan(...)

Read More

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

Read More