Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

Posted by  | Administration

The ice cream man made his rounds this week to spread joy throughout our nursing units in honor of National Nurses Week. We would like to express our appreciation  of our entire nursing staff for their continued hard work not only this week, but throughout the year. Thank you nursing staff! It's great to see(...)

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Miller Announced President of JHH

Miller Announced President of JHH

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As you probably already know, Redonda Miller, associate professor in GIM, was recently named the president of Johns Hopkins Hospital beginning July 1. As her home department, we could not be more proud of her for earning this distinguished honor. Below is the message from her predecessor, Ronald Peterson: It is with an enormous sense(...)

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Discovery of Genetic Basis of Monogenic Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders RFA

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Purpose: To stimulate discoveries of the genetic basis of Mendelian or monogenic disorders that significantly affect heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) systems, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will provide free genome-wide sequencing service to investigators conducting genetic discovery research of monogenic heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. The studies facilitatedby this Funding(...)

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The Equity of Care Campaign

The Equity of Care Campaign

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

On Monday, May 9 the Maryland Hospital Association announced that Maryland is the first state with 100 percent participation in the national effort to reduce disparities in the health of minority populations. Through the Equity of Care campaign, participating hospitals agree to: Choose a quality measure to stratify by race, ethnicity and language preference Determine whether(...)

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Annual Diabetes Research Center Symposium

Annual Diabetes Research Center Symposium

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The Annual Diabetes Research Center Symposium will take place on Wednesday, May 18 from 2:30-6 p.m. in the Zayed Auditorium, 21119A. The keynote lecture, "Is GLP-1 a hormone: Whether and when?" will be given by David D'Alessio, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, associate director of Molecular Physiology Institute and professor of Medicine and Physiology(...)

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Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

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ARTICLE: Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) AUTHORS: Emily C. McGowan, Roger D. Peng, Päivi M. Salo, Darryl C. Zeldin, Corinne A. Keet JOURNAL: J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S2213-2198(16)30011-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2016.01.017. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Background: Food allergy prevalence appears to(...)

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Hepatitis C Free Baltimore: 1,000 Cured and Counting

Hepatitis C Free Baltimore: 1,000 Cured and Counting

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Division of Infectious Diseases will host a celebration on Thursday, May 19 in honor of National Hepatitis Testing Day to commemorate their efforts to eradicate hepatitis C in Baltimore--with over 1,000 cured--and to identify how to continue serving the community to cure even more people moving forward. Featuring keynote speaker John Ward, MD, director of the Division of(...)

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What’s the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

My morning started like most school days. Kid commotion: cries over the hairbrush, breakfast dish banging and a 15-minute music play-off featuring the 5th grade oboe vs. 2nd grade piano. I mused that the earplug inventor had at least two kids, maybe more. For a curtain call, my 11-year old battled her backpack. I observed(...)

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