Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Raquel Greer, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Cynthia James, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, and Rosanne Rouf, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, representing some of the most creative thinkers from across the university. The awards, accompanied by a $75,000 grant and mentoring opportunities,(...)

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Miller Selected for ABIM Exam Committee

Miller Selected for ABIM Exam Committee

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Julie Miller, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, will serve on the Cardiovascular Board Interventional Cardiology Exam Committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine. This is one of 20 exam committees responsible for developing relevant, clinically valid and rigorous assessments for certification. Julie is currently serving on a committee of eight, and is one(...)

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Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

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This year's Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine Annual Dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Thursday, May 30 at the Four Seasons in Baltimore with an engaging presentation(...)

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A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 DiabetesPatients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen

A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 DiabetesPatients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen

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ARTICLE: A Public BCR Present in a Unique Dual-Receptor-Expressing Lymphocyte from Type 1 Diabetes Patients Encodes a Potent T Cell Autoantigen AUTHORS: Rizwan Ahmed, Zahra Omidian, Adebola Giwa, Benjamin Cornwell, Neha Majety, David R. Bell, Sangyun Lee, Hao Zhang, Aaron Michels, Stephen Desiderio, Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri, Hamid Rabb, Simon Gritsch, Mario L. Suva, Patrick Cahan, Ruhong Zhou, Chunfa Jie, Thomas(...)

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Peairs Selected as Center for Innovative Medicine Scholar

Peairs Selected as Center for Innovative Medicine Scholar

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Kimberly Peairs, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and associate vice chair for ambulatory operations, was recently selected as a Center for Innovative Medicine (CIM) Scholar. The Johns Hopkins CIM was launched in 2005 to make medicine a better public trust. They advance this purpose by stimulating and supporting people who have the(...)

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Hendrix Receives ASCPT and FDA Award Lecture

Hendrix Receives ASCPT and FDA Award Lecture

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Craig Hendrix, professor and director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was named the recipient of the William B. Abrams Award Lecture form the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) and the FDA. He gave the lecture entitled "Challenges Developing a Topical, On Demand, & Behaviorally-Congruent HIV Prevention Product" as part of a lecture series(...)

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Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

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Sanjay Desai, vice chair for education, and Brian Garibaldi recently received a five-year $1.8 million grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) as part of the Reimagining Residency grant program. Their project will explore factors in the training environment that impact both resident wellness and clinical skills. Proposal title: The Graduate Medical Training "Laboratory": An(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

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Inpatient - Antiemetic Order Warning A warning appears for PRN med orders, with a reason of “nausea” or “vomiting,” when there is more than one antiemetic ordered for a patient. A PRN indication and “order of use” is required to prevent nurses from functioning outside their scope of practice. The warning will affect orders for(...)

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Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, attended and gave testimony at the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing entitled Investing in America’s Healthcare. Her testimony reinforced the value of PCORI funding to advance health equity. For more information about the hearing and to watch a livestream of(...)

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Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

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ARTICLE: Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis AUTHOR: David L. Thomas JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):2041-2050. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1810477. Major advances have been made in the prevention and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. Nonetheless, by causing cirrhosis, hepatocellular cancer, or both, HCV and HBV infections kill more than(...)

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