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Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Katie Dietz and Grazyna Purwin who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Katie, a research program manager in the Division of General Internal Medicine, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, began as a(...)

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Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

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Gregory Kirk, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Fulbright Global Scholar to pursue research and mentorship focused on the global impact of the intersecting HIV and non-communicable disease (NCD) epidemics. From 2016 to 2019, he will spend 2 months each year working sequentially in Barbados, the Netherlands and South Africa. These(...)

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Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

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Corrine Kliment, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently awarded the Baurenschmidt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins Eudowood Board. This one-year award will support her research working to find new pathways to treat COPD. Along with her colleagues in Doug Robinson's lab in the Department of Cell Biology, she has identified a new(...)

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Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

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*Pictured above: Patricia Gent and Sarah Disney The Endoscopy Unit within the Division of Gastroenterology has been hard at work improving conditions for both patients and employees and the results show. The most recent Gallop survey for patient experience and employee engagement shows a .6 increase in scores, which is especially significant since even a(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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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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