Goodnight Named Division Administrator

Goodnight Named Division Administrator

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Jamie Goodnight, MBA, was named administrator for the Division of General Internal Medicine. Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, she attended Northwood University in Michigan before relocating to Baltimore in 2005. She began her Hopkins career upon arrival in Baltimore as a part of the Whiting School of Engineering, and received her master’s(...)

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Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

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ARTICLE: Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States AUTHORS: Sarath Raju, Corinne A Keet, Laura M Paulin, Elizabeth C Matsui, Roger D Peng, Nadia N Hansel and Meredith C McCormack JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1374OC. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: In developing countries, poor and rural areas have a high burden(...)

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Adler Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Adler Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

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Brittany Adler, instructor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the Distinguished Fellow Award at the 2018 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. The Distinguished Fellow Award was created in 2001 to honor trainees who have made meritorious contributions to the study and practice of rheumatology.

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Transmittal Addendum Requirement for Visiting Scientists, Postdoctoral Fellows and Trainees with Foreign Support

Transmittal Addendum Requirement for Visiting Scientists, Postdoctoral Fellows and Trainees with Foreign Support

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In order to comply with NIH Grants Policy, visiting scientists, postdoctoral fellows and trainees with foreign support must obtain approval for foreign involvement from the federal sponsor prior to processing of the appointment. To obtain approval, the sponsoring PI should email his/her NIH Program Officer and request approval for the visiting scientist, postdoctoral fellow or(...)

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Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Lee Daugherty Biddison, associate professor and vice chair for clinical affairs, was named the first-ever chief wellness officer of the newly created Office of Well-Being. The office was created in order to sustain an environment that allows Johns Hopkins Medicine faculty and staff to thrive per the recommendations of the Joy at Hopkins Task Force,(...)

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Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

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ARTICLE: Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless AUTHORS: Tessa K. Novick, Crystal A. Gadegbeku, Deidra C. Crews JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 5. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5470. [Epub ahead of print] End-stage renal disease (ESRD) affects more than 700 000 individuals in the United States and accounts for $33 billion in annual Medicare spending.1 Since 1973, the Medicare program has(...)

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Sulkowski Named Associate Dean for Research in the Capital Region

Sulkowski Named Associate Dean for Research in the Capital Region

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Mark Sulkowski, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently appointed associate dean for research in the Capital Region in the Office for Capital Region Research Support, which coordinates research at Howard County General Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital. As associate dean, Mark's primary responsibility will be to work closely with the(...)

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Petri Receives Evelyn V. Hess Award

Petri Receives Evelyn V. Hess Award

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Michelle Petri, professor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the 2018 Evelyn V. Hess Award from the Lupus Foundation of America. The award is given annually to a clinical or basic researcher whose body of work has significantly advanced our understanding of the pathophysiology, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis or treatment of lupus. This award recognizes Michelle's outstanding(...)

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