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Mid Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot/Feasibility Grants


Letter of Intent (LOI) due by NOON on Monday, May 9, 2016 The Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), an NIH-funded center, is soliciting Letters of Intent to apply for Pilot and Feasibility grants of up to $25,000 (with no more than $5,000 going towards salary support for the PI or Co-I).  Eligibility for a second year of(...)

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Samuel Dagogo-Jack,13th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

Samuel Dagogo-Jack,13th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

The Department of Medicine Diversity Council and the School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence are thrilled to announce the visit of Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack as the 13th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity. Dr. Dagogo-Jack is president of Medicine and Science for the American Diabetes Association and chief of(...)

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Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study

Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study

ARTICLE: Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study AUTHORS: Carolina Montano, Margaret A. Taub, Andrew Jaffe, Eirikur Briem, Jason I. Feinberg, Rakel Trygvadottir, Adrian Idrizi, Arni Runarsson, Birna Berndsen, Ruben C. Gur, Tyler M. Moore, Rodney T. Perry, Doug Fugman, Sarven Sabunciyan, Robert H. Yolken, Thomas M. Hyde, Joel E. Kleinman, Janet L. Sobell, Carlos N. Pato, Michele T. Pato, Rodney C. Go, Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, Daniel R. Weinberger, David Braff, Raquel E. Gur, Margaret Daniele Fallin, Andrew(...)

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Health Care Policy Summit: The Future of Sustainable Chronic Care

Health Care Policy Summit: The Future of Sustainable Chronic Care

As the U.S. Senate considers ways to harness opportunities and reduce the burden of chronic diseases on the Medicare system, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is bringing together a range of experts to provide their views on the path towards viable and sustainable chronic care. Tuesday, May 3 2-4 p.m. The Johns Hopkins(...)

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Discussions, Drills and Training

Discussions, Drills and Training

It has been a busy month on the BCU! On April 5, the BCU hosted a tabletop discussion with other stakeholders in HHS Region 3, including representatives from Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, DC and the Federal Government. The tabletop addressed activation of the regional response plan and the potential transport of Ebola virus disease(...)

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Hopkins Technology Aiding in TB Elimination


Harris Country Texas Public Health Environmental Services was recently named a 2016 TB Elimination Champion for use of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Their success is largely based on their use of miDOT, a smartphone-based technology for DOT developed by Maunank Shah, assistant professor in the Division(...)

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SOM Releases Videos to Aid in Promotion Process

SOM Releases Videos to Aid in Promotion Process

The School of Medicine has released short videos about the principles and process of promotion, including details about the new CV format and the criteria for faculty who wish to be promoted on the basis of clinical distinction. We encourage faculty in the tenure track to take a few minutes to view the videos. Clinician(...)

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Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

Johns Hopkins University recently inducted 16 new members into its Society of Scholars, a society that recognizes former postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral degree recipients, house staff and junior or visiting faculty who have gained marked distinction in their respective fields. Three of the newest members completed their residency training right here in the DOM, demonstrating our training(...)

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Ambulatory and Access Updates

Ambulatory and Access Updates

The Department of Medicine has provided a great deal of leadership and direction when it comes to access and ambulatory operations. Our access team continues to out-perform the hospital average and produce high levels of service. Our ambulatory groups have succeeded in lowering the rate of provider-initiated cancellations, decreasing the number of open encounters, all(...)

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MERIT Baltimore Program

MERIT Baltimore Program

Help MERIT inspire Baltimore City high school students to become health care leaders by serving as a summer preceptor! All you need to do is allow a MERIT Scholar to shadow you during work. Sign up for three-hour shadowing sessions between June 27 - July 29, on any dates/times that work for your schedule. If you're interested, complete this short(...)

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