Arbaje Appointed to PCORI Advisory Panel

Arbaje Appointed to PCORI Advisory Panel

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Alicia Arbaje, associate professor in the Division of Geriatrics, has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as a member of its Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research where she will apply her experience and expertise to helping PCORI refine and prioritize the research it funds. She will also ensure that(...)

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Kakadiya, Michalek and Vyas Named Administrative Residents

Kakadiya, Michalek and Vyas Named Administrative Residents

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Born and raised in Georgia, Kinjal Kakadiya is a ramblin’ wreck from Georgia Tech. She graduated from GT with highest honors and received her bachelor’s in business administration, concentrating in supply chain/operations management as well as business analytics. Kinjal’s passion for healthcare initially stemmed as a pre-med student, but after taking a course in healthcare(...)

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Therapeutic Inertia in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Therapeutic Inertia in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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ARTICLE: Therapeutic Inertia in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention AUTHORS: Dave L. Dixon, Garima Sharma, Pratik B. Sandesara, Eugene Yang, Lynne T. Braun, George A. Mensah, Laurence S. Sperling, Prakash C. Deedwania and Salim S. Virani JOURNAL: JACC. 2019 Oct;74(13). Doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.014 The decline in cardiovascular (CV) mortality over the last 50 years can be largely attributed to advance in preventive care (1). Despite these improvements, atherosclerotic cardiovascular(...)

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BCU Update: National Preparedness Month

BCU Update: National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month, which encourages Americans to focus on preparing for emergencies and making plans to protect their health. It's not too late to start planning for emergencies like hurricanes, lengthy power outages and more. A few simple preparations like stocking up on nonperishable foods, water and medical supplies could make a big(...)

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Baig Appointed to American College of Rheumatology Committee

Baig Appointed to American College of Rheumatology Committee

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Sara Baig, fellow in the Division of Rheumatology, was appointed by the American College of Rheumatology to the Standing Committee on Quality of Care. This committee directs the development of classification and response criteria, outcome measures, practice guidelines and activities related to the safety of rheumatologic therapeutics. The committee is comprised of 12 leading rheumatologists(...)

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Commercialization Academy Fellows

Commercialization Academy Fellows

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Overview Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, JHU's unit that facilitates intellectual property protection and commercialization of Hopkins research, has fellowship openings for graduate students. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals seeking exposure and experience working in a fast-paced business environment. General Summary of Responsibilities (varying by position) patent research and literature review to obtain(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: September 20, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: September 20, 2019

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Epic Upgrade: October 3, 2019 Go-Live for version May 2019 Epic Upgrade – Schedule: Filter Appointments by Status in the Schedule Click the “Filter by Status” button to apply filters or change which appointments display The number to the right of the button shows how many appointments are hidden Epic Upgrade – In Basket [New(...)

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Antibody Discovery and Development Seminar

Antibody Discovery and Development Seminar

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The Antibody Discovery and Development Seminar, hosted by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and Bluefield Innovations, will review Bluefield Innovation’s Fall 2019 funding cycle, through which investigators can secure multi-million dollar project funding, which to-date have provided JHU faculty with more than $30M in funding commitments so far. The event on September 24 will consist of an expert-led(...)

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A Professional Standard for Informed Consent for Stem Cell Therapies

A Professional Standard for Informed Consent for Stem Cell Therapies

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ARTICLE: A Professional Standard for Informed Consent for Stem Cell Therapies AUTHORS: Jeremy Sugarman, Roger A. Barker, R. Alta Charo JOURNAL: JAMA. 2019 Aug 12. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11290. [Epub ahead of print] In November 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release that stated: “The potential health benefits of regenerative medicine have spurred major progress in stem-cell(...)

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