Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

Punjabi Receives Academic Achievement Award

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Naresh Punjabi, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to receive the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award for exceptional initiative and progress in the areas of sleep education and academic research. He will be presented the award at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The award recognizes members of the sleep field(...)

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3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

3rd Annual Community Forum on Healthy Aging

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On behalf of the Bayview Scientific Advisory Board, I’m writing to let you know that the Bayview Community Research Advisory Council is hosting its annual community forum on Monday, June 11 to engage surrounding communities in the clinical and research activities at Bayview and around the institution.  See details below. The goal is to provide information(...)

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Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Team Boomerang Advances to Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

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Team Boomerang, led by Jody Tversky, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology, and composed of Johns Hopkins and UC Berkeley students, was selected to advance to the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship in Seattle. Johns Hopkins medical students Jane Wang, Daniel Weng, Thomas Le, engineering student Saki Fugita and Alvin Wan, Derek Wan and Sean(...)

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Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data

Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data

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ARTICLE: Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine and rifampin in a rabbit model of tuberculosis and correlation with clinical trial data AUTHORS: Dalin Rifat, Brendan Prideaux, Radojka M. Savic, Michael E. Urbanowski, Teresa L. Parsons, Brian Luna, Mark A. Marzinke, Alvaro A. Ordonez, Vincent P. DeMarco, Sanjay K. Jain, Veronique Dartois, William R. Bishai and Kelly E. Dooley JOURNAL: Sci Transl Med. 2018 Apr 4;10(435). pii: eaai7786. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aai7786. Abstract In clinical trials of two rifamycin antibiotics(...)

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Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

Fessler Named Section Chair of the American Thoracic Society

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Henry Fessler, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, was selected to serve as the chair of the 1,500-member Section on Medical Education of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). The section was created to provide a place for educators throughout the ATS to come together and collaboratively develop and disseminate new educational strategies and resources. His one- year(...)

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Falade-Nwulia Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Falade-Nwulia Receives Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

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Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named the recipient of the 2018 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. The award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to two years to junior physician scientists who are working to maintain productivity during periods(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

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The words “Joy in Medicine” have been cropping up all over the place recently. I myself have been meaning to write a blog on the topic ever since Lee Daugherty Biddison discussed it during Medical Grand Rounds (watch her talk beginning at 25:06) during which she shared findings and solutions sought after by the Joy(...)

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2018 SOM Convocation Awards

2018 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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Congrats to Our Award Winners

Congrats to Our Award Winners

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  First, we'd like to reiterate our sentiments expressed during National Nurses Week. We truly appreciate the work each and everyone of you does on a daily basis and hope you enjoyed this week honoring you. MPCU Receives Nurse's Award On May 18, the Medical Progressive Care Unit received an award from the Osler housestaff(...)

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Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests

Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests

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ARTICLE: Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests AUTHORS: Ross A. Pollack, Siobhan P. Brown, Thomas Rea, Tom Aufderheide, David Barbic, Jason E. Buick, Jim Christenson, Ahamed H. Idris, Jamie Jasti, Michael Kampp, Peter Kudenchuk, Susanne May, Marc Muhr, Graham Nichol, Joseph P. Ornato, George Sopko, Christian Vaillancourt, Laurie Morrison, Myron Weisfeldt JOURNAL: Circulation. 2018 May 15;137(20):2104-2113. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.030700. Epub 2018 Feb 26.(...)

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