Thiboutot Receives AABIP Research Grant

Thiboutot Receives AABIP Research Grant

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Jeffrey Thiboutot, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, recently received the 2019 American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Research Grant for his project: Optical Coherence Tomography for the in vivo Evaluation of Bronchial Thermoplasty on Airway Smooth Muscle. This grant aims to foster the careers of junior investigators through funding and mentorship.

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Association of immunosuppression and HIV viraemia with non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk overall and by subtype in people living with HIV in Canada and the USA: a multicentre cohort study

Association of immunosuppression and HIV viraemia with non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk overall and by subtype in people living with HIV in Canada and the USA: a multicentre cohort study

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ARTICLE: Association of immunosuppression and HIV viraemia with non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk overall and by subtype in people living with HIV in Canada and the USA: a multicentre cohort study AUTHORS: Hernández-Ramírez, R.U.Qin, L., Lin, H., Leyden, W., Neugebauer, R.S., Althoff, K.N., Achenbach, C.J., Hessol, N.A., D'Souza, G., Gebo, K.A., Gill, M.J., Grover, S., Horberg, M.A., Li, J., Mathews, W.C., Mayor, A.M., Park, L.S., Rabkin, C.S., Salters, K., Justice, A.C., Moore, R.D., Engels, E.A., Silverberg, M.J., Dubrow, R., Betts,(...)

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Primary Care Consortium Awards

Primary Care Consortium Awards

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The Johns Hopkins Medicine Primary Care Consortium hosted its annual conference with the University of Maryland on Friday, April 5. Primary care providers of all specialties and disciplines from Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland participated. Several members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine were honored with awards for their achievements in primary care: Deborah Freeland,(...)

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Page Urges UN Security Council to Declare Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

Page Urges UN Security Council to Declare Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

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Last month, Kathleen Page, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, gave testimony at the United Nations Security Council regarding the dire healthcare crisis in Venezuela that has lead to shortages in medications, supplies and services which threaten public health. In her remarks, she made recommendations based on findings published in her recent Lancet article.(...)

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2019 Clinical Retreat Recap

2019 Clinical Retreat Recap

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Thank you to everyone who participated in today's Second Annual Department of Medicine Clinical Retreat. It was an inspiring morning beginning with a talk from our guest speaker Gurpreet Dhaliwal from UCSF, followed by opening remarks featuring some of our clinical successes over the past year from Mark Anderson, patient stories from members of the(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week May 2019 Week 1

Epic Tip of the Week May 2019 Week 1

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Inpatient [JHBMC] - Edmonton Frail Scale System List [effective May 7, 2019] JHBMC has a system list for patients who are at high risk for falls, as calculated by the Edmonton Frail Scale. This assessment is documented during an outpatient visit on the Edmonton Frailty Flowsheet. If a patient scores six or greater, they will(...)

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Time to Study Metastatic-Cancer Survivorship

Time to Study Metastatic-Cancer Survivorship

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ARTICLE: Time to Study Metastatic-Cancer Survivorship AUTHORS: Terry Langbaum and Thomas J. Smith JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 Apr 4;380(14):1300-1302. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1901103. One of us, Terry, has survived four separate cancer diagnoses over the past 37 years and is now living with a treatment-refractory radiation-induced sarcoma; the other, Tom, is living with a recurrence of(...)

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Konstantinidis Receives Best Poster Award

Konstantinidis Receives Best Poster Award

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Klitos Konstantinidis, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was awarded the AAP/ASCI/APSA Joint Meeting Best Poster Award from the Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation joint meeting. He received the award for his abstract entitled "A dynamic redox pathway for CaMKII activation and cardioprotection." His travel to the meeting was funded by the AAP/ASCI(...)

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Smith Receives Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award

Smith Receives Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award

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Tom Smith, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named the recipient of the 2019 Walther Cancer Foundation Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award and Lecture from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The award was created in 2017 in order to recognize an individual that has made multiple, significant and enduring contributions(...)

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