Jan De Beur elected Councilor of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research

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Suzanne Jan De Beur, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was elected to the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) as a councilor. The ASBMR is a professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists who are involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. Dr.(...)

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Sanofi Innovation Awards Call for Pre-proposals

Sanofi Innovation Awards Call for Pre-proposals

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Sanofi Innovation Awards program aims to fund highly innovative early stage ideas that could lead to the discovery of new medicines in a broad range of therapeutic areas including: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, immunology, infectious diseases, multiple sclerosis, neurodegeneration and pain, oncology, rare diseases, animal health,vaccines and delivery of drugs to patients.  The deadline for submission of(...)

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One year and counting

One year and counting

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It is with great satisfaction and immense gratitude that I take this opportunity to summarize my first year in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. This was a year of many events both good and arresting. It did not fail to disappoint in providing exciting opportunities, unexpected challenges and many twists and turns.(...)

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DeSantis and Pope named Division Administrators

DeSantis and Pope named Division Administrators

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The department saw many changes and additions during the month of July, and among those are two new division administrators joining our team. Rachel DeSantis, MHA, was named the division administrator for Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, she attended Cornell University to complete a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology(...)

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Kidney Function and Fracture Risk: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study

Kidney Function and Fracture Risk: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study

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ARTICLE: Kidney Function and Fracture Risk: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study AUTHORS: Natalie R. Daya, Annie Voskertchian, Andrea L.C. Schneider, Shoshana Ballew, Mara McAdams DeMarco, Josef Coresh, Lawrence J. Appel, Elizabeth Selvin, Morgan E. Grams JOURNAL: Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Aug 3. pii: S0272-6386(15)00946-4. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.06.020. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: People with(...)

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VanderZyl becomes Assistant Editor with the AAIM

VanderZyl becomes Assistant Editor with the AAIM

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Amanda VanderZyl, interim administrator for the DOM, was selected to be an assistant editor of the administration and finance section of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine’s (AAIM) publication, the Academic Internal Medicine Insight. Insight is a quarterly publication distributed to members of the AAIM as well as other leaders in academic internal medicine throughout(...)

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Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury

Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury

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ARTICLE: Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury AUTHORS: Jennifer E. Jutte, Dale M. Needham, Elizabeth R. Pfoh, O. Joseph Bienvenu JOURNAL: J Crit Care. 2015 Aug;30(4):793-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Apr 17. Abstract PURPOSE: To conduct a psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and(...)

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Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

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Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, became the director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D. Program, effective August 1, 2015. Dr. Cox, who has co-directed the program since 2013, will assume leadership of the M.D.-Ph.D. program from Robert Siliciano, who has directed the program(...)

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Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review

Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review

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ARTICLE: Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review AUTHORS: Emma E. McGinty, Julia Baller, Susan T. Azrin, Denise Juliano-Bult, Gail L. Daumit JOURNAL: Schizophr Bull. 2015 Jul 28. pii: sbv101. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract People with serious mental illness (SMI) have mortality rates 2(...)

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