Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

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ARTICLE: Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort AUTHORS: Nirupama Putcha, R Graham Barr, Meilan K Han, Prescott G Woodruff, Eugene R Bleecker, Richard E Kanner, Fernando J Martinez, Benjamin M Smith, Donald P Tashkin, Russell P Bowler, Mark D Eisner, Stephen I Rennard, Robert A Wise, Nadia N Hansel, for the SPIROMICS Investigators JOURNAL: Thorax. 2016 Mar 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207487.(...)

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Cooper Receives Faculty Awards for Diversity and Mentoring

Cooper Receives Faculty Awards for Diversity and Mentoring

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received not one, but two of Johns Hopkins University's newly established awards for faculty. She was presented with the Provost's Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity in a ceremony on the Homewood campus on May 10. This $50,000 prize honors faculty who exemplify JHU's commitment to institutional(...)

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Medicine for the Greater Good Week

Medicine for the Greater Good Week

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Leana S. Wen will speak on Tuesday, May 24 at noon in the Grossi Auditorium. Congressman Elijah Cummings will speak on Tuesday, May 31 at noon in the Grossi Auditorium. For more information, visit: medicineforthegreatergood.com or email questions to mgg@jhmi.edu.

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Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

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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

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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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