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Singh Named Director of Endoscopy

Singh Named Director of Endoscopy

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Vikesh Singh, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, will assume the role of Director of Endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Hospital effective July 1, 2018. Vikesh is currently the director of the Pancreatitis Center and the medical director of the Pancreatic Islet Autotransplantation Program. He received a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics-biology from Brown University and his M.D.(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Michelle Eakin, Li Gao and Eileen Scully were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, representing some of the most creative thinkers from across the university. The awards, accompanied by a $75,000 grant and mentoring opportunities, aim to help launch early career faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. Michelle Eakin(...)

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Florido Receives PJ Schafer Award

Florido Receives PJ Schafer Award

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Roberta Florido, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was selected to receive the 2018 PJ Schafer Award from the PJ Schafer Cardiovascular Research Fund. The award was established in memory of PJ Schafer who died of premature heart disease suddenly while playing lacrosse in college. His parents and the community have been raising money to present this annual award(...)

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Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Cohen Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

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Keira Cohen, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2018 Career Award for Medical Scientists. The award aims to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service for physician-scientists who are committed to an academic career. She will receive $750,000 over five years in unrestricted(...)

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Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

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Naresh Punjabi, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award for exceptional initiative and progress in the areas of sleep education and academic research. He will be presented the award at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The award recognizes members of the sleep field(...)

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Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

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Team Boomerang, led by Jody Tversky, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology, and composed of Johns Hopkins and UC Berkeley students, was selected to advance to the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship in Seattle. Johns Hopkins medical students Jane Wang, Daniel Weng, Thomas Le, engineering student Saki Fugita and Alvin Wan, Derek Wan and Sean(...)

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Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

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Henry Fessler, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to serve as the chair of the 1,500-member Section on Medical Education of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). The section was created to provide a place for educators throughout the ATS to come together and collaboratively develop and disseminate new educational strategies and resources. His one- year(...)

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Falade-Nwulia Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Falade-Nwulia Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

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Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named the recipient of the 2018 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. The award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to two years to junior physician scientists who are working to maintain productivity during periods(...)

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2018 SOM Convocation Awards

2018 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

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Michelle Sharp, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was awarded the 2018 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellowship in Health Equality for her Sarcoidosis Low Health Literacy Patient Education Project. The fellowship aims to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty or post-doctoral students with research, clinical and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with(...)

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