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Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

This year's Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine Annual Dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Thursday, May 30 at the Four Seasons in Baltimore with an engaging presentation(...)

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A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 DiabetesPatients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen

A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 DiabetesPatients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen

ARTICLE: A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 Diabetes Patients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen AUTHORS: Rizwan Ahmed, Zahra Omidian, Adebola Giwa, Benjamin Cornwell, Neha Majety, David R. Bell, Sangyun Lee, Hao Zhang, Aaron Michels, Stephen Desiderio, Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri, Hamid Rabb, Simon Gritsch, Mario L. Suva, Patrick Cahan, Ruhong Zhou, Chunfa Jie, Thomas(...)

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Peairs Selected as Center for Innovative Medicine Scholar

Peairs Selected as Center for Innovative Medicine Scholar

Kimberly Peairs, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and associate vice chair for ambulatory operations, was recently selected as a Center for Innovative Medicine (CIM) Scholar. The Johns Hopkins CIM was launched in 2005 to make medicine a better public trust. They advance this purpose by stimulating and supporting people who have the(...)

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Hendrix Receives ASCPT and FDA Award Lecture

Hendrix Receives ASCPT and FDA Award Lecture

Craig Hendrix, professor and director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was named the recipient of the William B. Abrams Award Lecture form the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) and the FDA. He gave the lecture entitled "Challenges Developing a Topical, On Demand, & Behaviorally-Congruent HIV Prevention Product" as part of a lecture series(...)

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Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

Sanjay Desai, vice chair for education, and Brian Garibaldi recently received a five-year $1.8 million grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) as part of the Reimagining Residency grant program. Their project will explore factors in the training environment that impact both resident wellness and clinical skills. Proposal title: The Graduate Medical Training "Laboratory": An(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

Inpatient - Antiemetic Order Warning A warning appears for PRN med orders, with a reason of “nausea” or “vomiting,” when there is more than one antiemetic ordered for a patient. A PRN indication and “order of use” is required to prevent nurses from functioning outside their scope of practice. The warning will affect orders for(...)

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Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, attended and gave testimony at the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing entitled Investing in America’s Healthcare. Her testimony reinforced the value of PCORI funding to advance health equity. For more information about the hearing and to watch a livestream of(...)

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Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

ARTICLE: Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis AUTHOR: David L. Thomas JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):2041-2050. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1810477. Major advances have been made in the prevention and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. Nonetheless, by causing cirrhosis, hepatocellular cancer, or both, HCV and HBV infections kill more than(...)

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Michos Named Chair of American Society of Echocardiography Task Force

Michos Named Chair of American Society of Echocardiography Task Force

Erin Michos, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, will lead a task force established to provide guidance on best practices, resources, position statements and advocacy on these issues for members of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). The task force is part of the ASE Cares Campaign whose goal is to promote the well-being(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive American Society of Nephrology Awards

Three from the DOM Receive American Society of Nephrology Awards

This year, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) established the Mid-Career Awards Program to recognize mid-career clinicians, educators, health professionals and researchers who have made outstanding contributions to nephrology and/or demonstrated exemplary service to society. Three faculty members from the Department of Medicine have been selected to receive these inaugural awards. Only two individuals across the(...)

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