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CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) recently launched a NIH-funded Long Acting/Extended Release Antiretroviral Resource Program (LEAP). The program will be led by Charles Flexner, professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and aims to advance the development of long-lasting therapies for illnesses that require taking medications long-term. For more information, see the announcement(...)

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Year-End Results for Fundraising

Year-End Results for Fundraising

Featured above: Anne Kennan, Debbie Smith, Donna Bolin, Ashlyn Sowell, Carly Frank, Jocabel Michel Reyes, Stephanie Cohen The Department of Medicine had a strong month of December and the fundraising total is $10,743,621 in gifts and pledges as of January 19, 2016. Gifts to the DOM have funded a website for patient education about a(...)

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Garibaldi Awarded Barondess Fellowship


Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, was recently awarded the Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship by the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2003, Jeremiah A. Barondess, M.D., president of the New York Academy of Medicine, led a successful program on "Enhancing Education for the Clinical Transaction." To honor(...)

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Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will speak at next week's lecture. Contact the Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity for more information. Phone: 410-516-5560 Email: integrity@jhmi.edu

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From Dancing to Debilitated

From Dancing to Debilitated

ARTICLE: From Dancing to Debilitated AUTHORS: Brian A. Houston, P. Elliott Miller, Lisa M. Rooper, Paul J. Scheel, Jr. and Allan C. Gelber JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 4;374(5):470-7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps1311794 A 69-year-old man sought care from his primary care physician for fatigue and an unintentional weight loss of 14 kg over the preceding(...)

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Perl Discusses the Zika Virus on ABC News

Perl Discusses the Zika Virus on ABC News

Trish Perl, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, discusses the Zika virus with ABC News. See the video here: http://www.abc2news.com/news/health/dr-trish-perl-senior-epidemiologist-with-johns-hopkins-hospital-helps-put-the-issue-in-focus

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Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

We are delighted to announce that Rexford Ahima will join Johns Hopkins Medicine on as the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes, director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and leader of the Diabetes Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Ahima will assume division directorship on June 1, 2016, succeeding(...)

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Howell Named Master in Hospital Medicine

Howell Named Master in Hospital Medicine

Eric Howell, associate professor and director of the Division of Hospital Medicine, has been named a Master in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Eric is now one of only 21 hospitalists worldwide to hold this distinction along with Bob Wachter, also known as the father of hospital medicine, and Larry Wellikson,(...)

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DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

This year, we would like begin formally recognizing the accomplishments of our staff and showing our gratitude to staff members who have exemplified outstanding service. With this, we present the Department of Medicine Staff Recognition Awards. Who is eligible to be nominated: All staff members in the Department of Medicine. These people could be administrators,(...)

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Looking Ahead for Ambulatory Practices

Looking Ahead for Ambulatory Practices

Within the Department of Medicine we have a broad array of ambulatory practices, with diverse patients, practitioners and locations. This richness is our strength and challenge in many ways. Initiatives designed to make both the patient’s and practitioner’s experience positive and more uniform will require a coordinated effort to identify best practices in the outpatient(...)

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