Bumpus Named Associate Dean for Basic Research

Bumpus Named Associate Dean for Basic Research

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I am pleased to announce that Namandjé Bumpus has been named associate dean for basic research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Having held several leadership positions throughout her tenure at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Bumpus has seen firsthand that significant opportunities exist to enhance the environment for basic scientists in clinical departments across(...)

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Computers Used at Johns Hopkins – Coming and Going

Computers Used at Johns Hopkins – Coming and Going

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Summer is a time of comings and goings in an academic center, so it’s important to be mindful of how this relates to the electronic devices we use at work. Arriving personnel and their devices Computers purchases using Johns Hopkins funds (sponsored or non-sponsored, paid directly or reimbursed) must be made through Johns Hopkins purchasing(...)

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Leff Elected to ABIM Council

Leff Elected to ABIM Council

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Bruce Leff, professor in the Division of Geriatrics, was recently named the chair-elect of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Council. The ABIM Council designs policies and procedures for certification and maintenance of certification with peers across all the specialties of internal medicine to ensure the quality, relevance and effectiveness of ABIM's programs. Bruce also(...)

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Pulmonary Effective Arterial Elastance as a Measure of Right Ventricular Afterload and Its Prognostic Value in Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease

Pulmonary Effective Arterial Elastance as a Measure of Right Ventricular Afterload and Its Prognostic Value in Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease

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ARTICLE: Pulmonary Effective Arterial Elastance as a Measure of Right Ventricular Afterload and Its Prognostic Value in Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease AUTHORS: Emmanouil Tampakakis, Sanjiv J. Shah, Barry A. Borlaug, Peter J. Leary, Harnish H. Patel, Wayne L. Miller, Benjamin W. Kelemen, Brian A. Houston, Todd M. Kolb, Rachel Damico, Stephen C. Mathai, Edward K. Kasper, Paul M. Hassoun, David A. Kass, Ryan J. Tedford JOURNAL: Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Apr;11(4):e004436. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.004436. Abstract BACKGROUND: Patients with combined post- and precapillary pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease have a worse prognosis compared with isolated(...)

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Galiatsatos Named Daily Record VIP

Galiatsatos Named Daily Record VIP

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Panagis Galiatsatos, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently named to the Maryland Daily Record's 2018 VIP List which recognizes very important professionals successful by the age of 40. The individuals--from different cites and across a wide variety of industries--were selected by a panel of previous VIP List honorees and business leaders in recognition(...)

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AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

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This three-day in-person meeting aims to help minorities and underrepresented populations in academic medicine develop their communications, team building and change management capabilities in order to grow in their careers. September 13-16, 2018 Phoenix, Arizona WHO SHOULD ATTEND Early career racial and ethnic minority faculty who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine. Senior clinical(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Petros Karakousis, Infectious Diseases Sean Leng, Geriatrics John Murphy, Infectious Diseases Timothy Osborne (not pictured), Endocrinology Sarbjit Saini, Clinical Immunology Associate Professor: Justin Bailey, Infectious Diseases Lee Daugherty-Biddison, Pulmonary Seth Martin, Cardiology Stephen Sozio, Nephrology Jeffrey Trost, Cardiology Assistant Professor: Keira Cohen,(...)

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Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

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Course Description Interdisciplinary collaboration and coordination is vital to facilitate early mobility and rehabilitation in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. A recent stakeholders’ conference aimed at improving long-term outcomes for ICU survivors identified important ‘silos’ among critical care and rehabilitation clinicians working in the ICU, with these ‘silos’ acting as a barrier to collaboratively(...)

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Cumulative blood pressure from early adulthood to middle age is associate with left atrial remodelling and subclinical dysfunction assessed by three-dimensional echocardiography: a prospective post hoc analysis from the coronary artery risk development in young adults study

Cumulative blood pressure from early adulthood to middle age is associate with left atrial remodelling and subclinical dysfunction assessed by three-dimensional echocardiography: a prospective post hoc analysis from the coronary artery risk development in young adults study

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ARTICLE: Cumulative blood pressure from early adulthood to middle age is associated with left atrial remodelling and subclinical dysfunction assessed by three-dimensional echocardiography: a prospective post hoc analysis from the coronary artery risk development in young adults study AUTHORS: Henrique D Vasconcellos, Henrique T Moreira, Luisa Ciuffo, Chike C Nwabuo, Guilherme S Yared, Bharath Ambale-Venkatesh, Anderson C Armstrong, Satoru Kishi, Jared P Reis, Kiang Liu, Donald M Lloyd-Jones, Laura A Colangelo, Pamela J Schreiner, Stephen Sidney, Samuel S Gidding(...)

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