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Brownlee Named Young Alumni Award Recipient

Brownlee Named Young Alumni Award Recipient

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Darren Brownlee, administrator of the Division of Clinical Immunology, will be honored at the Hofstra University Alumni Awards Dinner as a recipient of the Young Alumni Award. This award recognizes undergraduate alumni who, within 10 years of graduation, have achieved significant accomplishments in their professional lives. Darren is one of two who will receive the award at the(...)

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Bumpus Receives Young Investigator Award

Bumpus Receives Young Investigator Award

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was selected to receive the 2017 International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) North American Young Investigator Award in honor of James R. Gillette from the ISSX Committee. She will be presented the award at the 21st North American ISSX Meeting on September 27(...)

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Core Clerkship Named Best Educational Curriculum

Core Clerkship Named Best Educational Curriculum

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After submitting the two highest scoring educational curricula abstracts (named below) to the High Value Practice Academic Alliance National Research and Education Conference (HVPAA), the Medicine Core Clerkship, led by Amit Pahwa, assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, and Danelle Cayea, assistant professor in Geriatrics, won the conference award for Best Educational Curriculum. Effect of High Value Care(...)

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O’Rourke Gives Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture

O’Rourke Gives Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture

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Brian O'Rourke, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was selected to give the Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture at the European Section of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) in Hamburg, Germany last month. His lecture entitled "Life on the Edge: Mitochondria Emergence, and Heart Disease" honored the memory of the former ISHR president who made major scientific contributions to(...)

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Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

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Nestoras Mathioudakis, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was elected to the national Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board, which provides a network for specialists across organizations to define the gold standard for Epic adoption and provides guidance for endocrinology specialists across the country. It consists of 12 members who have been nominated and elected(...)

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Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

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We are delighted to announce that Damani Piggott will become assistant dean for graduate biomedical education and graduate student diversity effective Sept. 1. Dr. Piggott was born in Trinidad and Tobago and came to the United States as an international student to attend Morehouse College, where he graduated summa cum laude as the class valedictorian.(...)

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Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was invited to participate in the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis in order to synthesize existing epidemiologic and economic analysis to demonstrate why we need to invest more in TB programs and research. The commission was established by Lancet editor Richard Horton and the UN Secretary-General’s Special(...)

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Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

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Michael Fingerhood, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, received the Baltimore City Health Equity Leadership Award from Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen at the Healthy Baltimore 2020 Community Conversation on Tuesday, July 25. He was recognized as an individual who serves as a tireless champion leading the way to ensure the health and well-being of the(...)

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