Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Nurses Week, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for our entire nursing staff. Our nurses are instrumental in the high quality of care our patients have become accustomed to. With our nurses residing in the department as a functional unit, our nurses, physicians and other care team members unite(...)

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Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

Posted by  | CME, Research

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is sponsoring a lunch and learn lecture series to disseminate new methodologies related to clinical trials. The initial lecture, “Improving Precision by Adjusting for Prognostic Baseline Variables in Randomized Trials, Without Regression Model Assumptions,” will be Thursday, May 25 from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. in(...)

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Genomics Open House

Genomics Open House

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Guests can tour the brand-new laboratory and meet faculty and staff who are trailblazing the field of genomics to improve our understanding and treatment of human disease, both inherited and acquired. WHEN: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m WHERE: 1812 Ashland Ave., Suite 200 (on the second floor). Refreshments will be served(...)

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Is Equity the Missing Link?

Is Equity the Missing Link?

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In a recent Health Affairs Blog "Restoring Equity to the Health Law Debate," Abraham Nussbaum, a psychiatrist at Denver Health, delivers an awakening perspective on a missing component of our critical conversation and public debate on health reform--EQUITY. He delves into a historical account of the Scottish physician, Archie Cochrane whose insights from the famous lecture(...)

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Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies

Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies

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ARTICLE: Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies. AUTHORS: Unjali P. Gujral, Eric Vittinghoff, Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, Dhananjay Vaidya, Namratha R. Kandula, Matthew Allison, Jeffrey Carr, Kiang Liu, K.M. Venkat Narayan, Alka M. Kanaya JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 2;166(9):628-636. doi: 10.7326/M16-1895. Epub(...)

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Call for Sanofi Innovation Award Pre-Proposals

Call for Sanofi Innovation Award Pre-Proposals

Posted by  | Research

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and nine other major peer institutions (The University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, Columbia University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Texas System, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Boston Children’s Hospital and The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its San Francisco campus) have entered(...)

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John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

Posted by  | Patient Care

Monday, May 8 marks the opening of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice honoring the former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases who spent more than 25 years leading efforts to improve and develop treatments for patients with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS. The dedication event and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Monday, May 1 with over(...)

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Siliciano Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Siliciano Elected to National Academy of Sciences

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Robert Silciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is one of 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” The NAS was established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln and provides policy advice to the U.S. government. For a full list of the(...)

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10th Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium

10th Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium

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The Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group will host the Women’s Health Research Symposium on Tuesday, May 9 to showcase research collaborations across Johns Hopkins’ schools of medicine, public health and nursing. This year’s symposium will mark the group’s official transition to becoming the Johns Hopkins Center for Women’s Health, Sex and Gender Research, whose(...)

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