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Cooper Named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Cooper Named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named the 25th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor. With this appointment, she plans to establish an Institute for Equity in Health and Healthcare at Johns Hopkins, which would unify already-existing JHU centers performing research and education involving health disparities in order to create policy changes and community(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2016 by Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1 percent(...)

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Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

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Ashish Nimgaonkar, assistant professor in Gastroenterology and co-founder and CEO of Glyscend, Inc., was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from Johnson & Johnson LLC and Janssen Research & Development, LLC as part of the World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge at the 2016 Partnering for Cures conference. Glyscend aims to revolutionize the treatment for metabolic diseases such as type 2(...)

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Corrie Health Voted Best Pitch at UberPITCH

Corrie Health Voted Best Pitch at UberPITCH

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*pictured above: Francoise Marvel presenting at the UberPITCH competition in Connecticut The Corrie Health team, led by Francoise Marvel, resident, along with faculty mentor Seth Martin, recently received the award for Best Pitch at the Fueling the Growth with UberPITCH competition in Stamford, Connecticut. The team was one of 150 of the 300 applicants across the country to take a 15-minute Uber(...)

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Sears Named Vice President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Sears Named Vice President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Cynthia Sears, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently elected vice president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA), the most prestigious infectious diseases organization in the world. After serving as vice president for one year, she will become president-elect and then president in 2018, following Paul Auwaerter, professor in ID and current president-elect. The(...)

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Garibaldi Named New York Academy of Medicine Fellow

Garibaldi Named New York Academy of Medicine Fellow

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Brian Garibaldi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently inducted as a fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine. Academy fellows are distinguished professionals in medical and health professions and other disciplines affecting health, who embody the highest levels of achievement and leadership in urban health, elected by their peers. For more information,(...)

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Articles from the DOM Named Top 100 Cited on Health Care Disparities

Articles from the DOM Named Top 100 Cited on Health Care Disparities

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The Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities recently published its list of Top 100 Cited Articles on Health Care Disparities, and several works from members of the DOM were listed including articles by: Mary Catherine Beach, Ebony Boulware, Lisa Cooper, Chiquita Collins, Kelly Gebo and Michael Klag Congratulations to those who were recognized for this important research. For(...)

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Morgan Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Morgan Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

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Nadia Morgan, clinical fellow in the Division of Rheumatology, recently received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the American College of Rheumatology at its annual meeting this month. The Distinguished Fellow Award recognizes five clinical and research fellows who are in a rheumatology fellowship training program and who have performed meritoriously.

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