Are you taxed?

Are you taxed?

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A few months back, a colleague emailed me an essay entitled “Medical Education and the Minority Tax” from the Journal of the American Medical Association. Since that time, the content of the essay has sparked interesting conversations. This brief essay chronicles the perspective and journey of Kali D. Cyrus, MD, MPH who, at the time,(...)

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Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review

Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review

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ARTICLE: Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review AUTHORS: Carl G. Streed Jr., Omar Harfouch, Francoise Marvel, Roger S. Blumenthal, Seth S. Martin, Monica Mukherjee JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Jul 25. doi: 10.7326/M17-0577. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Recent reports estimate that 0.6% of adults in the United States, or approximately 1.4 million persons, identify(...)

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Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

Mathioudakis Elected to Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board

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Nestoras Mathioudakis, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was elected to the national Epic Endocrinology Specialty Steering Board, which provides a network for specialists across organizations to define the gold standard for Epic adoption and provides guidance for endocrinology specialists across the country. It consists of 12 members who have been nominated and elected(...)

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Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

Piggott Named Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity

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We are delighted to announce that Damani Piggott will become assistant dean for graduate biomedical education and graduate student diversity effective Sept. 1. Dr. Piggott was born in Trinidad and Tobago and came to the United States as an international student to attend Morehouse College, where he graduated summa cum laude as the class valedictorian.(...)

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Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Appointed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was invited to participate in the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis in order to synthesize existing epidemiologic and economic analysis to demonstrate why we need to invest more in TB programs and research. The commission was established by Lancet editor Richard Horton and the UN Secretary-General’s Special(...)

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Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

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Michael Fingerhood, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, received the Baltimore City Health Equity Leadership Award from Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen at the Healthy Baltimore 2020 Community Conversation on Tuesday, July 25. He was recognized as an individual who serves as a tireless champion leading the way to ensure the health and well-being of the(...)

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Mesubi Named Finalist for Young Investigator Award

Mesubi Named Finalist for Young Investigator Award

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Olurotimi Mesubi, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, has been named a finalist for the 2017 BCVS Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award from the American Heart Association's Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences for his abstract "CaMKII Oxidation Causes Increased Atrial Fibrillation in Diabetic Mice." He will present his abstract at the Scientific Session in California(...)

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Biophysical and biomolecular determination of cellular age in humans

Biophysical and biomolecular determination of cellular age in humans

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ARTICLE: Biophysical and biomolecular determination of cellular age in humans AUTHORS: Jude M. Phillip, Pei-Hsun Wu, Daniele M. Gilkes, Wadsworth Williams, Shaun McGovern, Jena Daya, Jonathan Chen, Ivie Aifuwa, Jerry S. H. Lee, Rong Fan, Jeremy Walston, Denis Wirtz JOURNAL: Nature Biomedical Engineering. 2017 Jul 11; 10.1038 Abstract Ageing research has focused either on assessing organ- and tissue-based changes, such as lung capacity and cardiac(...)

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New NCI SBIR Contracts: Strategies for a successful submission

New NCI SBIR Contracts: Strategies for a successful submission

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August 8, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Register Here. We are pleased to host Dr. Jonathan Franca-Koh., Program Director for the National Cancer Institute's SBIR Program. The presentation will include: Program Overview Funding Opportunity Announcements Practical strategies on how to successfully submit competitive SBIR proposals At 1 p.m., Dr. Franca-Koh will host one-on-one meetings. Please send your company(...)

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