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Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

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Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chair for innovation and commercialization, was recently elected vice president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). After serving as vice president for one year, Kieren will progress to president-elect and then president in 2020. The ASCI aims to support the scientific efforts, educational needs(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

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The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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Donowitz Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Donowitz Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

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Mark Donowitz, professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science from the American Gastroenterological Association at an awards ceremony in May. Established in 1968, the award recognizes senior investigators who have made major accomplishments in basic science research that have significantly advanced the science and/or practice of gastroenterology.(...)

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Bumpus Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Bumpus Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

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The Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, is one of 105 researchers who will be honored by President Obama(...)

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Garibaldi Awarded Barondess Fellowship

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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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Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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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

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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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Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

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Rita Kalyani, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, has been asked to co-chair the American Diabetes Association's Professional Practice Committee (PPC). The PPC is responsible for overseeing the annual publication of the standards of care used both nationally and internationally for diabetes management. Appointment to the PPC is based on excellence in clinical practice(...)

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Holmes Receives MLK Community Service Award

Holmes Receives MLK Community Service Award

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April Holmes, medication technician for Hopkins ElderPlus, received a Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award at Hopkins’ 34th Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on Friday, January 8. April was honored due to her work with both the Bea Gaddy Family Center and the O’Donnell Heights Tenants Council as well as for her commitment to(...)

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