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Osler Program’s Medical Jeopardy Team Moves on to National Competition

Osler Program’s Medical Jeopardy Team Moves on to National Competition

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The Osler Program's Medical Jeopardy team recently won first place at the Maryland American College of Physicians (ACP) competition. The team, featuring Deepak Atri, senior assistant resident on Barker Firm, Sandeep Raj, intern on Thayer Firm, Kevin Shenderov, junior assistant resident on Longcope Firm, and John Woller, intern on Thayer Firm, will now advance to compete(...)

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Hassoun Elected President of the Pulmonary Vascular Institute

Hassoun Elected President of the Pulmonary Vascular Institute

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Paul Hassoun, professor in the Division of Pulmonary and director of the Hopkins Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Program, was recently elected President of the Pulmonary Vascular Institute (PVRI) for 2018-2019. The PVRI is an international medical society and the only global charity fighting PH and pulmonary vascular diseases (PVD) around the world. It comprises a network(...)

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Blumenthal to Write ACC/AHA Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines

Blumenthal to Write ACC/AHA Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines

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Roger Blumenthal, professor in the Division of Cardiology, will co-chair the task force in charge of writing the 2018 Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The goal of the task force is to create a single-source, consolidated and readable guideline for both primary care(...)

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Irvin Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

Irvin Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

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Risha Irvin, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently selected as a scholar in the 2018 class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars. Risha is one of 59 scholars joining the fourth cohort chosen based on their leadership growth potential and the strength of their personal leadership projects aimed at improving the civic(...)

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Sisson Elected to ACP Board of Regents

Sisson Elected to ACP Board of Regents

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Stephen Sisson, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, is one of two physicians worldwide to be elected to the American College of Physicians' (ACP) Board of Regents. The Board of Regents is the ACP’s main policy-making council, and determines the formal positions of the 160,000 member college. He will begin his two-year term(...)

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Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

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Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, and Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, have been named to the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2018 board of directors. As of Jan. 1, Felicia is the president of the health care and education and Sherita is an active board member. Also, Nisa Maruthur, associate professor in GIM,(...)

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Berry Named Vice Chair for Quality, Safety and Service

Berry Named Vice Chair for Quality, Safety and Service

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I am pleased to announce that Stephen Berry will transition from the Associate Vice Chair for Quality, Safety and Service to become Vice Chair for Quality, Safety and Service for the Department of Medicine. The elevation of his position, from associate to full vice chair, is due to his expanded role in response to the growing movement to(...)

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Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

Garibaldi and Sauer Receive Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant

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Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and medical director of the Biocontainment Unit (BCU), and Lauren Sauer, assistant professor in Emergency Medicine and director of research for the BCU, received a 2018 Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) grant for their project "Environmental transmission and traceability of aerosolized bio-simulants in a clinical biocontainment(...)

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Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

Brownlee Named Community Service Award Recipient

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Darren Brownlee, division administrator for the Division of Clinical Immunology, was one of eight employees honored at today'd Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration in recognition of his outstanding community service. Darren mentors a student with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, acts as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives' Baltimore chapter, supports United Way fundraisers, helps(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

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Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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