W.M. Keck Foundation Research Support

W.M. Keck Foundation Research Support

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Concept Papers due June 21, 2019 (send to akoch@jhu.edu) The W. M. Keck Foundation was founded with the goal of generating far-reaching benefits for humanity. The foundation strives to fund endeavors that are distinctive and novel in their approach. It encourages projects that are high-risk with the potential for transformative impact. "High-risk" comprises a number of(...)

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Venezuela’s public health crisis: a regional emergency

Venezuela’s public health crisis: a regional emergency

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ARTICLE: Venezuela's public health crisis: a regional emergency AUTHORS: Kathleen R Page, Shannon Doocy, Feliciano Reyna, Ganteaume B Arch, Julio S Castro, Paul Spiegel, Chris Beyrer JOURNAL: Lancet. 2019 Mar 23;393(10177):1254-1260. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30344-7. Epub 2019 Mar 11. Abstract The economic crisis in Venezuela has eroded the country's health-care infrastructure and threatened the public health of its(...)

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High Consequence Pathogen Preparedness Workshop

High Consequence Pathogen Preparedness Workshop

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On May 15-16, 2019, the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit–in collaboration with the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC)–hosted a comprehensive workshop on high consequence pathogen preparedness. Approximately 150 individuals from around the country attended, bringing together expertise in critical care, nursing, public health, administration, medical transport and laboratory operations. The two-day workshop featured several(...)

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2019 SOM Convocation Awards

2019 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 22 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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Galiatsatos Named Health Care Hero

Galiatsatos Named Health Care Hero

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Panagis Galiatsatos, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, was named a 2019 Health Care Hero by the Daily Record in the category of community outreach/education. He will be honored for his impact on the quality of health care within the state of Maryland at a ceremony in June. To see the full list of winners,(...)

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May Updates

May Updates

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Happy Memorial Day! I want to thank all of those who have served our country or are continuing to serve. I hope you are able to take a moment to spend quality time with your family during this special weekend. THANK YOU for a successful Joint Commission visit! The leadership team and I want to(...)

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Older Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Older Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock

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ARTICLE: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Older Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock AUTHORS: Abdulla Damluji, KarenBandeen-Roche, Carol Berkower, Cynthia Boyd, Mohammed S. Al-Damluji, Mauricio G.Cohen, Daniel E.Forman, Rahul Chaudhary, Gary Gerstenblith, Jeremy Walston, Jon Resar, Mauro Moscucci JOURNAL: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Apr 23;73(15):1890-1900. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.01.055. Abstract BACKGROUND: Older adults ≥75 years of age carry an increased risk of mortality after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) complicated by cardiogenic shock.(...)

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Every Research Group Should Develop and Update Standard Operating Procedures for Research Data Management

Every Research Group Should Develop and Update Standard Operating Procedures for Research Data Management

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Whereas JHU owns research data, the principal investigator (PI) is responsible for the conduct of the research, including all data management and retention. Recent events of academic research misconduct elsewhere and data loss close to home highlight the need to keep resilient records of research data. Our core systems provide an increasing array of storage(...)

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Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

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Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference to be held Oct 10-12, 2019 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Early-Bird Deadline ends June 30, 2019. There is a 50 percent discount for Hopkins staff, students and faculty to attend. Please call CME office (410-502-9634) to register. We are accepting(...)

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