Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review

Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review

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ARTICLE: Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Rakhi P. Naik, Kim Smith-Whitley, Kathryn L. Hassell, Nkeiruka I. Umeh, Mariane de Montalembert, Puneet Sahota, Carlton Haywood Jr., Jean Jenkins, Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, Clinton H. Joiner, Vence L. Bonham, Gregory J. Kato JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 30. doi: 10.7326/M18-1161. [Epub ahead of(...)

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Gundareddy and Stewart-Corral Receive Awards of Excellence

Gundareddy and Stewart-Corral Receive Awards of Excellence

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Venkat Gundareddy, assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine and Rona Stewart-Corral, patient care manager on the Carol Ball Medicine Unit, were awarded the Society of Hospital Medicine Maryland Chapter’s annual Physician of the Year and Affiliate of the Year awards on October 11. These awards are bestowed to individuals who display exemplary dedication and innovation(...)

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Become a Clinical Co-Mentor for Graduate Students

Become a Clinical Co-Mentor for Graduate Students

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The graduate program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is recruiting clinical faculty to serve as clinical co-mentors for CMM graduate students. Translational/pre-clinical research is an integral part of the CMM graduate training program. All CMM students are required to have dual mentors for both basic and clinical sciences as part of their thesis committee.(...)

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Allergy and Clinical Immunology Fall Symposium

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Fall Symposium

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The following speakers and topics have been confirmed: Mechanisms of Pathogenesis of Chronic Sinus Disease Bob Schleimer Skin to gut crosstalk in Atopic Dermatitis and food allergy Raif S. Geha Epithelial Barrier and it’s Regulation in Upper and Lower Airways Cezmi Akdis Advances in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis Anna De Benedetto Neuroimmune Regulation of(...)

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Elizabeth L. Rogers Visiting Lecture in Geriatric Medicine

Elizabeth L. Rogers Visiting Lecture in Geriatric Medicine

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You are cordially invited to attend the 18th Annual Elizabeth L. Rogers, M.D., Visiting Lecture in Geriatric Medicine on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from noon-1 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Level 1. The lecture is co-sponsored with the Johns Hopkins Bayview Department of Medicine. Guest speaker: Christine(...)

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Bluefield Innovations Information Session

Bluefield Innovations Information Session

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In November 2017, Deerfield Management and Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures announced the creation of Bluefield Innovations, a collaboration designed to catalyze the development of early stage therapeutics. Funded by Deerfield, an investment management firm committed to advancing healthcare, Bluefield Innovations is providing up to $65 million in initial funding over five years to support the(...)

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Education Retreat Recap

Education Retreat Recap

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Our inaugural Department of Medicine Education Retreat on Tuesday, October 30 was a big success. Keynote speaker Kimberly Manning delivered an engaging and educational talk filled with great tips on how to engage our learners more effectively. After the keynote, attendees participated in workshops on how to improve story telling and bite-sized teaching. The day(...)

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Society of Scholars Call for Nominations

Society of Scholars Call for Nominations

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The Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars seeks to honor former postdoctoral fellows and residents whose early academic or professional careers began and were favorably influenced by Johns Hopkins. Nominations that reflect the rich diversity of our Johns Hopkins community are encouraged. All current and emeritus faculty members may nominate candidates. To be eligible, candidates must have(...)

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Parikh Receives Academic Excellence Award

Parikh Receives Academic Excellence Award

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Chirag Parikh, professor and director of the Division of Nephrology, was named the 2018 recipient of the Academic Excellence Award from the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) at the American Society of Nephrology meeting. This award recognizes individuals of Indian origin who have made substantial academic contributions to nephrology and have sustained achievements in the areas of research and education. Chirag(...)

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How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care

How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care

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ARTICLE: How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care AUTHORS: Ryan Graddy and Michael Fingerhood JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 22. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4626. Interventions that seek to improve patient health among marginalized populations by addressing the social determinants of health have received increasing emphasis in recent years. The expanding understanding that health is deeply affected by nonmedical aspects(...)

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