Goals and Focus for 2016

Goals and Focus for 2016

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Fiscal and academic year 2016 will continue to experience the dramatic change affecting all facets of our healthcare environment. Your Clinical Affairs Team goals are reflective of responses to the highest priority changes impacting our mission, while still focused on our vision to: Deliver the highest quality, patient-centered care Develop innovations in clinical care delivery(...)

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Genomics: The interloper

Genomics: The interloper

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ARTICLE: Genomics: The interloper AUTHORS: M. Teresa Villanueva JOURNAL: Nat Rev Genet. 2015 Sep 18;16(10):564-5. doi: 10.1038/nrg4009 Article The retrotransposon long interspersed element-1 (LINE-1) is a mobile genetic sequence that can lead to mutagenesis and genetic instability by copying and inserting itself into the genome. LINE-1 insertions have been reported in tumour suppressor genes in several(...)

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Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship

Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship

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The first-ever Hynson Howell Marvel, Jr. Scholarship was presented in September by Erica Johnson, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and program director of the Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program, David Hellmann, professor in the Division of Rhuematology and chair of the Bayview Department of Medicine and Francoise Marvel, Mr. Marvel’s daughter and senior(...)

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Shochet receives Arky Award

Shochet receives Arky Award

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Robert Shochet, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine received the Ron Arky Award of the Learning Communities Institute (LCI) due to his contributions to the development of learning communities in medical education. Ron Arky, professor of medicine and director of the Francis Peabody Society at the Harvard University School of Medicine, has(...)

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Cooper wins PCORI Research Funding

Cooper wins PCORI Research Funding

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and her research team, have been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to receive a $12.2 million research award, which will be funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) through a partnership with NIH. Cooper, a nationally recognized leader in research to(...)

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Hopkins inHealth seeking proposals for pilot projects

Hopkins inHealth seeking proposals for pilot projects

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The Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative (Hopkins inHealth) has $500,000 to support pilot projects that advance measurement or data analysis to better characterize patient's health status and/or its trajectory and with the potential to improve health and/or healthcare. Hopkins inHealth is accepting proposals for pilot projects that will promote individualized health care in several domains,(...)

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Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

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In July, the department sponsored Dr. Wendy Bennett, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, to attend the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar in Englewood, Colorado. Below are some helpful tips she learned from the seminar:  Become More Efficient–one way to improve e-mail management is called “Zero Inbox.” The goal(...)

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Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India

Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India

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ARTICLE: Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India AUTHORS: Manoj V Maddali, David W Dowdy, Amita Gupta, Maunank Shah JOURNAL: J Int AIDS Soc. 2015, 18:20217 Abstract INTRODUCTION: Recent WHO guidance advocates for early antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation at higher CD4 counts to improve survival and reduce HIV transmission. We sought to quantify how the cost-effectiveness and epidemiological impact of early ART strategies(...)

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Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

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Celebrate the promotion to professor of over 200 women on Wednesday, October 14, at 4 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium. A reception will follow the celebration. Paul Rothman and Janice Clements, vice dean for faculty, will host the celebration. Linda Fried and Julie Freischlag, now deans, will speak about their personal journeys as(...)

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