Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

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The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award of the Department of Defense has funded Neil Aggarwal, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, and partnering PI Nicola Heller with $1.5 million over 3 years to conduct research relating to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). ARDS(...)

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Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Posted by  | Leadership

FY16 Data: Geography and Boarding Hours Almost 80 percent of our Medicine patients are assigned to the home unit of their service thru February. FY16 data shows Emergency Department patients admitted to Medicine average an 11.7 hour wait time, corresponding to a current department rate of 90 percent occupancy. Dr. Charles Locke, MD: Thayer Firm(...)

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JHU Society of Scholars Inductee Lecture

Posted by  | CME

“Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease—What do we know?” Alain G. Bertoni, MD, MPH ‘99, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Wake Forest School of Medicine  Monday, April 11 10–11:30 a.m. Wolfe Street Building W5030   Alain Bertoni is a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest(...)

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Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Katie Dietz and Grazyna Purwin who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Katie, a research program manager in the Division of General Internal Medicine, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, began as a(...)

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Employee Engagement Survey

Employee Engagement Survey

Posted by  | Administration

Each year, we ask you to participate in the Employee Engagement Survey. Similar to an annual checkup with your primary care provider, the Employee Engagement Survey is just one way we monitor the health of our workplace so we can continue to build a better work environment for you. Last year, we were pleased to(...)

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Emergency Zika Design Challenge

Emergency Zika Design Challenge

Posted by  | CME, Research

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) and Jhpiego invite you to take part in a weekend design challenge to focus on the prevention of mosquito bites in an effort to reduce the spread of Zika. Despite significant efforts and technological advancements, mosquitoes continue to pose considerable public health problems across(...)

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Happy National Doctors’ Day

Happy National Doctors’ Day

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the physicians who show their dedication not only to this department, but to all of our patients. Your extraordinary efforts are a large part of what keeps Johns Hopkins among the best not only in the country, but(...)

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Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

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Gregory Kirk, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Fulbright Global Scholar to pursue research and mentorship focused on the global impact of the intersecting HIV and non-communicable disease (NCD) epidemics. From 2016 to 2019, he will spend 2 months each year working sequentially in Barbados, the Netherlands and South Africa. These(...)

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Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial

Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial

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ARTICLE: Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial AUTHORS: Mina C Hosseinipour, Gregory P Bisson, Sachiko Miyahara, Xin Sun, Agnes Moses, Cynthia Riviere, Fredrick K Kirui, Sharlaa Badal-Faesen, David Lagat, Mulinda Nyirenda, Kogieleum Naidoo, James Hakim, Peter Mugyenyi, German Henostroza, Paul(...)

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Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

Posted by  | Education

Henry Fessler, Stuart Ray and Stephen Sozio have been selected to participate in the Johns Hopkins medical students' Relay for Life Pie-in-the-Face fundraiser. This charity event supports the American Cancer Society, and takes place on Friday, April 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Medical Education Building. During the event, several faculty members will be pie-d in the face in exchange for donations. For every $25(...)

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