Congratulations

Golden Named Member of the American Clinical and Climatological Association

Golden Named Member of the American Clinical and Climatological Association

Posted by  | Congratulations

Sherita Golden, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was recently selected to become a member of the American Clinical and Climatological Association (ACCA) on the basis of her leadership, excellence in her field, high level of integrity and spirit of diversity. The association was created in 1884 by physicians and scientists with the desire to improve medical(...)

Read More

Amjad Receives Junior Research Manuscript Award

Amjad Receives Junior Research Manuscript Award

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

Halima Amjad, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, has been selected by the Board of Directors and the Awards Committee of the American Geriatrics Society as the recipient of the 2017 American Geriatrics Society Outstanding Junior Research Manuscript Award. This award recognizes the research that Halima performed under the mentorship Dr. Julie Bynum from Dartmouth. This paper,(...)

Read More

Manesh Awarded Barondess Fellowship

Posted by  | Congratulations

Reza Manesh, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently awarded the Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship in Clinical Transaction by the New York Academy of Medicine. The fellowship aims to enhance the clinical skills of physicians in training by supporting junior faculty in internal medicine and focusing on innovative approaches to educating medical(...)

Read More

Golden Receives Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award

Golden Receives Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award

Posted by  | Congratulations

Sherita Golden, professor of Endocrinology and executive vice chair of the DOM, was recently named the co-recipient of the prestigious Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Virginia recognizing her professional accomplishments, outstanding innovation and exemplary leadership in the field of Medicine. She will be presented with the award by the dean of the(...)

Read More

Choi Named President of the National Kidney Foundation

Choi Named President of the National Kidney Foundation

Posted by  | Congratulations

Michael Choi, professor in the Division of Nephrology, was elected the 23rd president of the National Kidney Foundation in October. This honor follows his receipt of the NKF's Garabed Eknoyan Award in 2015 as well as his term as vice chair of education for the foundation's Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) and leadership on(...)

Read More

Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, received an Outstanding Investigator Award, also know as an R35 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). An R35 is a relatively new NIH grant mechanism that is awarded to individuals for long-term research programs. The award provides $600,000 per year for up to seven years,(...)

Read More

Center for Global Health Awarded CDC Contract

Center for Global Health Awarded CDC Contract

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently funded the Center for Global Health to investigate infections that lead to newborn deaths, determine ways to prevent them and identify strategies to improve survival of newborns in intensive care units. "The CDC and Johns Hopkins teams will study infections occurring in neonatal intensive care units in(...)

Read More

Herzke Receives Leadership Award

Herzke Receives Leadership Award

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

Carrie Herzke, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, recently received the Leadership Award from the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM). The award recognizes skills in leadership in academic medicine for faculty members within the first 10 years of faculty appointment. For more information, visit: http://www.sgim.org/aclgim-tools--programs/awards-and-grants/leadership-award

Read More

Ferreira Named Division Administrator

Ferreira Named Division Administrator

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Doug Ferreira was named the senior administrative manager for the Division of Infectious Disease at Bayview Medical Center. Born and raised in Vermont, he attended George Washington University where he earned a bachelor's degree in International Affairs. He then spent 10 years in the United States Marine Corps before he decided to pursue a graduate(...)

Read More

Bower Named Division Administrator

Bower Named Division Administrator

Posted by  | Congratulations

Donna Bower, BSBA, was named the division administrator and research manager for Clinical Pharmacology. Born and raised in Maryland, her first university position was here at JHU. A career move for Donna’s husband took her and her family to Arizona where she began working at the University of Arizona as a program coordinator at the(...)

Read More