Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

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Andy Feinberg, professor in the Division of Molecular Medicine, was named the 18th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and will now be appointed in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Mental Health and the Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering, where he will be mentoring students and teaching an undergraduate course in epigenetics(...)

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Ambulatory Patient Access Process Improvement

Ambulatory Patient Access Process Improvement

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The Patient Access Process Improvement (PAPI) plan is an initiative geared toward the creation of world-class patient and family-centered access when seeing a provider for a medical appointment within our outpatient settings. This plan will be implemented in two major roll-outs known as “pathways” with three phases to make the process of creating an appointment(...)

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Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

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ARTICLE: Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research AUTHORS: Adler RA, Fuleihan GE, Bauer DC, Camacho PM, Clarke BL, Clines GA, Compston JE, Drake MT, Edwards BJ, Favus MJ, Greenspan SL, McKinney R Jr, Pignolo RJ, Sellmeyer DE JOURNAL: J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Sep 9. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2708. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Bisphosphonates(...)

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Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

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Individual Staff Member award We are very happy to award the inaugural Staff Recognition Award to Laura Noffke (right), research service manager in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Laura has exceeded in every one of the criteria for this award: leadership, teamwork, can-do attitude, resourcefulness and dedication. Pulmonary has pioneered the pre-(...)

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RFI Strategies to Enhance Diversity in the Physician-Scientist Workforce

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The NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) charged a Working Group with analyzing the composition and size of the physician-scientist biomedical workforce (defined as individuals with MD, DO, DDS/DMD, DVM/VMD degrees and nurses with research doctoral degrees who devote the majority of their time to biomedical research), and with making recommendations for actions that(...)

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Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named vice president for health care equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She will assume the newly created position on Jan. 1, 2016. As our nation struggles to improve population health while managing health care spending, moving from health disparities to health equity has(...)

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AAMC Report Examines How to Increase the Pipeline of Black Men Entering Medical School

AAMC Report Examines How to Increase the Pipeline of Black Men Entering Medical School

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In order to care for a more racially diverse U.S. population, it is critical to have a physician workforce that reflects that diversity. In the December 1 issues of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a Medical News and Perspectives piece highlights the decline in the number of black males enrolling in medical school in(...)

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Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection

Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection

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ARTICLE: Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Infection AUTHORS: Foster GR, Afdhal N, Roberts SK, Bräu N, Gane EJ, Pianko S, Lawitz E, Thompson A, Shiffman ML, Cooper C, Towner WJ, Conway B, Ruane P, Bourlière M,Asselah T, Berg T, Zeuzem S, Rosenberg W, Agarwal K, Stedman CA, Mo H, Dvory-Sobol H, Han L, Wang J, McNally J, Osinusi A, Brainard DM, McHutchison JG, Mazzotta F, Tran TT, Gordon SC, Patel K, Reau N, Mangia A, Sulkowski M; ASTRAL-2 and ASTRAL-3 Investigators JOURNAL: N Engl J(...)

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Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

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First year Hopkins medical students in the Scholarly Concentrations (SC) course are currently seeking faculty mentors for summer research projects. Students will have seven weeks of full-time availability in the summer to work on their projects. The SOM pays them a stipend to work during those seven weeks. Mary Catherine Beach, professor in the Division(...)

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Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund Request for Applications

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The Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund for Women Physicians. Awards are $65,000 for a designated year of research in a postgraduate program. This is usually the third or fourth year of fellowship. $1,000 is provided for supplies and equipment. Renewal for a second year of funding requires reapplication and is evaluated with new applications. The deadline for the electronic submission of applications(...)

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