About Kelsey Bennett

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep

ARTICLE: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep. AUTHORS: Swati Chopra, Aman Rathore, Haris Younas, Luu V. Pham, Chenjuan Gu, Aleksandra Beselman, Il-Young Kim, Robert R. Wolfe, Jamie Perin, Vsevolod Y. Polotsky, Jonathan C. Jun JOURNAL: J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Jun 8. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-00619. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract CONTEXT: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This association(...)

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Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Several members of the DOM will participate in the inaugural National Research Conference of the High Value Practice Academic Alliance on October 8-9 where faculty and housestaff from Hopkins will present 25 abstracts, more than any other institution. Two abstracts involving members of the DOM (in bold) won awards: Amit Pahwa, Calvin Kagan, Leonard Feldman, Tim Niessen,(...)

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Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

ARTICLE: Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association. AUTHORS: Frank M. Sacks, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Jason H.Y. Wu, Lawrence J. Appel, Mark A. Creager, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Michael Miller, Eric B. Rimm, Lawrence L. Rudel, Jennifer G. Robinson, Neil J. Stone, Linda V. Van Horn JOURNAL: Circulation. 2017 Jun 15. pii: CIR.0000000000000510. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000510. Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading(...)

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Hill Named Division Administrator

Hill Named Division Administrator

Alexandra Hill began as the division administrator for Rheumatology on July 10. A native of Jamaica, Alexandra graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor's degree in French with a pre-medical concentration and the Business of Health Care Graduate Certificate at the Carey Business School. She is currently completing a master's of business administration(...)

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Fisher Center Discovery Program


Funding for clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases. Provides resources for pilot or clinical studies that may lack traditional funding mechanisms. Promotes novel, cross-disciplinary collaborative clinical research among JHU schools and with non-JHU research partners. To facilitate the careers of early-career investigators. Eligibility: All full time JHU faculty members, especially junior faculty,(...)

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JHU Bootcamp for Biomedical Entrepreneurs

JHU Bootcamp for Biomedical Entrepreneurs

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, Carey Business School and IncMed are excited to offer the 2017 JHU Bootcamp for Biomedical Entrepreneurs. The bootcamp will be held on three days–September 9, September 16 and October 14, 2017 and will provide basic knowledge and skills needed to turn ideas and disclosures into validated business proposals. These proposals will be in the form(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Associate Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Michelle Eakin, Pulmonary Shaker Eid, CIMS Hans Lee, Pulmonary Mark Marzinke, Clinical Pharmacology Esther Oh, Geriatrics Assistant Professor: Andrew Braun, Pulmonary Emily Brigham, Pulmonary Laura Cappelli, Rheumatology Daniel Goldman, Rheumatology Ryan Graddy, Chemical Dependence Ya-Chi Ho, ID John(...)

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Using Trial Eligibility to Personalize Statin Therapy Appears No More Accurate Than a Coin Flip in Determining High-Risk Status*

Using Trial Eligibility to Personalize Statin Therapy Appears No More Accurate Than a Coin Flip in Determining High-Risk Status*

ARTICLE: Using Trial Eligibility to Personalize Statin Therapy Appears No More Accurate Than a Coin Flip in Determining High-Risk Status* AUTHORS: Roger S. Blumenthal, M. Imran Aslam, William McEvoy JOURNAL: JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Jun 9. pii: S1936-878X(17)30403-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.02.019. [Epub ahead of print] Is it possible that around one-half of middle-aged adults estimated to be(...)

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The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

On Wednesday, June 21, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Medicine’s Civic Engagement Committee volunteered in the Douglas Homes Community Health Fair. The purpose of the fair was to educate and empower families to take actions and make good choices to be more self-sufficient. The fair connected families with community resources with health screenings for all ages,(...)

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