DeAngelo, Little and Mamidala Named Division Administrators

DeAngelo, Little and Mamidala Named Division Administrators

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Anthony DeAngelo, MHA, was named the division administrator for General Internal Medicine on the Bayview campus. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, he attended the University of Pittsburgh to complete a Bachelor’s of Science in bioengineering. He then moved to Baltimore to complete his Master of Health Administration at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public(...)

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Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled

Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

The December 2015 issue of PLOS Medicine featured a policy forum entitled "Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research:  A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled." This provocative article reminds us that health disparities persist across race/ethnicity for the majority of Healthy People 2010 health indicators and that most physicians and scientists are informed by research extrapolated from(...)

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Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Important Changes in the ICTR Clinical Research Units (former GCRC)

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Important Changes in the ICTR Clinical Research Units (former GCRC)

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There will be an Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 20 from 4-5 p.m. in Hurd Hall (with a live broadcast to Carroll Auditorium at Bayview) to discuss important upcoming changes in the ICTR support of clinical studies performed in the Clinical Research Units (CRUs) on both the East(...)

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Pacemaker-induced transient asynchrony suppresses heart failure progression

Pacemaker-induced transient asynchrony suppresses heart failure progression

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ARTICLE: Pacemaker-induced transient asynchrony suppresses heart failure progression AUTHORS: Kirk JA, Chakir K, Lee KH, Karst E, Holewinski RJ, Pironti G, Tunin RS, Pozios I, Abraham TP, de Tombe P, Rockman HA, Van Eyk JE, Craig R, Farazi TG, Kass DA JOURNAL: Sci Transl Med. 2015 Dec 23;7(319):319ra207. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad2899. Abstract Uncoordinated contraction from electromechanical delay worsens heart failure pathophysiology and prognosis, but restoring coordination with biventricular pacing, known as cardiac resynchronization(...)

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Research Retreat Registration Now Open!

Research Retreat Registration Now Open!

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Registration for the Research Retreat is now open! The Research Retreat will take place on Tuesday, March 8 in the Turner Concourse and Auditorium. Registration is required for everyone who plans to attend. Lunch will be provided. To register, click here: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/Medicine/admin/retreat_2016_register.html The call for abstracts has also begun. For more information and the submission(...)

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Solomon Receives Avenir Award

Solomon Receives Avenir Award

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Sunil Solomon, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received the Avenir Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Avenir Award, using the French word for future, looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. Dr. Soloman’s study focuses(...)

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Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

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Jed Fahey, Sc.D., assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology with secondary appointments in the Departments of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences (SOM) and International Health (BSPH) is now the director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center (SOM). Dr. Fahey has been an integral part of the Cullman Center since its inception by Dr. Paul Talalay(...)

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Why Care about Closing Clinic Encounters?

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Johns Hopkins, in conjunction with the Clinical Practice Association, is embarking upon a new method to monitor the closing of our clinic encounters. As detailed in several emails that you recently received, this process will be embedded in our current procedure for monitoring discharge summaries and operative notes. Once a month, the Department of Health(...)

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