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Morgan Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Morgan Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

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Nadia Morgan, clinical fellow in the Division of Rheumatology, recently received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the American College of Rheumatology at its annual meeting this month. The Distinguished Fellow Award recognizes five clinical and research fellows who are in a rheumatology fellowship training program and who have performed meritoriously.

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Bumpus Named Associate Editor of Drug Metabolism and Disposition

Bumpus Named Associate Editor of Drug Metabolism and Disposition

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was recently named an associate editor of Drug Metabolism and Disposition beginning this January. Earlier this month, she received the Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics for her notable achievements in the field of Clinical Pharmacology. She will(...)

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McEvoy and Mesubi Receive Young Investigators Awards

McEvoy and Mesubi Receive Young Investigators Awards

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William McEvoy, assistant professor in Cardiology, and Olurotimi Mesubi, Cardiology fellow, recently received awards for their research at the 2016 Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum from the Academic Research Coalition. Other finalists include: Emmanouil Tampakis, Mohammadali Habibi and Deeptankar DeMazumder. Bill's research relates to work demonstrating that excessively low diastolic blood pressure is associated with heart muscle damage(...)

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Durkin, Knox and Smit Win Staff Recognition Awards

Durkin, Knox and Smit Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Nowella Durkin, Tamala Knox and Gabriela Smit who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Nowella (Nola), a senior programmer/analyst in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has worked at Hopkins for the past 36 years. She now works in the GIM-Welch Center Methods Core working on multiple projects(...)

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Tao Appointed to DHMH Advisory Council

Tao Appointed to DHMH Advisory Council

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Grant Tao, associate professor and in the Division of Occupational Medicine, was recently named a member of the advisory council to the Center for the Study of the Health Effects of Fire within the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. This month, Grant began a five-year term aiding the council in reviewing the work of(...)

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Greer Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Greer Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

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Raquel Greer, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the 2016 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. This award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for one to two years to junior physician scientists who are working to have a productive(...)

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Xing Receives Paul Starr Award

Xing Receives Paul Starr Award

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Mingzhao Xing, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, received the 2016 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Paul Starr Award lecture. He delivered the lecture entitled, "BRAF in Prognostication of Thyroid Cancer--Where Are We Now?" at the ATA's 86th Annual Meeting in Denver in September. The Paul Starr Award Lecture recognizes an outstanding contributor to clinical thyroidology. For(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Adjunct Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant Professor: Brendan Antiochos, Division of Rheumatology Muhammad Athar, Division of Hospital Medicine Marcella Ferlito, Division of Cardiology Promoted to Instructor: Ning Feng, Division of Cardiology We would also like to welcome our(...)

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Feinberg Awarded $5.3 Million Grant

Feinberg Awarded $5.3 Million Grant

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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), both part of the National Institutes of Health, announced a $5.3 million grant to understand at a fundamental level how genes and the environment interact to cause human disease. The collaborative project is led by Andrew Feinberg, professor in Molecular(...)

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