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Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

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Kimberly Gudzune, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine recently received the Annals of Internal Medicine's Junior Investigator Recognition Award for the article "Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review." See the abstract here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25844997 See the full article here: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2214178 Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians began recognizing excellence(...)

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Marr awarded Rustgi Family Fund grant

Marr awarded Rustgi Family Fund grant

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Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and associate vice chair for innovation and commercialization, along with Supirya Munshaw from the Carey Business School, was recently awarded a $2,500 Rustgi Fund grant for their study “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Medical Research.” The Rustgi Family Fund in Entrepreneurship was established in honor of Motil(...)

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Faculty Promotions

Faculty Promotions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since October. A special congratulations goes out to Seva Polotsky (pictured) who will be honored at the School of Medicine’s annual professorial dinner in December 2016. Promoted to Professor: Vsevolod “Seva” Y. Polotsky, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Promoted to Associate(...)

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Colburn named Tideswell Leadership Scholar

Colburn named Tideswell Leadership Scholar

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Jessica Colburn, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, was named a Tideswell Leadership Scholar by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The AGS partnered with Tideswell at UCSF and the Association of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) on a National Leadership Development Program, a yearlong leadership development program for emerging leaders in the field of aging. Supported by the Stephen(...)

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Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

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Andy Feinberg, professor in the Division of Molecular Medicine, was named the 18th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and will now be appointed in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Mental Health and the Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering, where he will be mentoring students and teaching an undergraduate course in epigenetics(...)

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Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

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Individual Staff Member award We are very happy to award the inaugural Staff Recognition Award to Laura Noffke (right), research service manager in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Laura has exceeded in every one of the criteria for this award: leadership, teamwork, can-do attitude, resourcefulness and dedication. Pulmonary has pioneered the pre-(...)

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Cooper and the CVD Disparities Center recognized at AAMC meeting

Cooper and the CVD Disparities Center recognized at AAMC meeting

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The Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities and more specifically, Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, were recognized for their hard work at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) by AAMC president and CEO, Darrell Kirch. In his presidential address he said, “Or consider(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most-Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most-Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2015 by Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1(...)

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Panek elected Vice President of SHM’s Maryland Chapter

Panek elected Vice President of SHM’s Maryland Chapter

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Tiffani Panek, division administrator of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Bayview, was recently elected to be the vice president of the Society of Hospital Medicine's (SHM) Maryland Chapter and became the only practice administrator currently in chapter leadership. Tiffani has attended the SHM Leadership Academy in Austin, Texas, received their Certificate of Leadership and(...)

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