Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

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The Research Participant Community Partnership Core of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a conference, “Research Participant Recruitment & Retention: What is Working Across the Nation?” on Friday, September 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205. Nationwide and local(...)

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program Request for Applications

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The Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 grant year.  All full-time JHU faculty interested in environmental infectious diseases are invited to apply.  Hopkins-affiliated postdoctoral fellows, house staff, medical school students, doctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students may submit a FCDP application and be included as research team members(...)

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Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

Three from the DOM Receive JHU Catalyst Awards

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Last month, Deidra Crews, Chulan Kwon and Chiadi Ndumele 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, aim to help launch early career faculty members on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. To see(...)

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Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI’s Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting

Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI’s Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting

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ARTICLE: Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI's Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting AUTHORS: Uchechukwu K.A. Sampson, Robert M. Kaplan, Richard S. Cooper, Ana V. Diez Roux, James S. Marks, Michael M. Engelgau, Emmanuel Peprah, Helena Mishoe, L. Ebony Boulware, Kaytura L. Felix, Robert M. Califf, John M. Flack, Lisa A. Cooper, J.(...)

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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On a daily basis we give thanks to the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine for their contributions to discovery, education and the care of our patients. Today, the publication of hospital and medical specialty rankings by  U.S. News & World Report reminds the world of what you and all of us together(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Congrats to the Graduates of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty

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The Department of Medicine had four graduates of the seventh class of the Leadership Program for Women Faculty sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine, the SOM Office of Faculty Development and JHU Talent Management and Organization Development. This intensive 10-month program aims to provide leadership development for high potential women faculty. Congratulations to: Namandje(...)

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July Updates

July Updates

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Epic kudos We had a successful transition to Epic on July 1 led by Donna Beitler, Keisha Perrin, Dr. Tim Niessen and Hailey James. Our certified trainers were Regina Hendrix, Denise "Deni" Gartrell, Jennifer Bardell, Kathryn Medved, Kesiha Perrin, and Donna Beitler. In addition to our certified trainers, educators Kelly Connor, Marida Twilley and Paula Murray,(...)

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Risk score overestimation: the impact of individual cardiovascular risk factors and preventive therapies on the performance of the American Heart Association-American College of Cardiology-AtheroscleroticCardiovascular Disease risk score in a modern multi-ethnic cohort.

Risk score overestimation: the impact of individual cardiovascular risk factors and preventive therapies on the performance of the American Heart Association-American College of Cardiology-AtheroscleroticCardiovascular Disease risk score in a modern multi-ethnic cohort.

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ARTICLE: Risk score overestimation: the impact of individual cardiovascular risk factors and preventive therapies on the performance of the American Heart Association-American College of Cardiology-AtheroscleroticCardiovascular Disease risk score in a modern multi-ethnic cohort. AUTHORS: Andrew Paul DeFilippis, Rebekah Young, John W. McEvoy, Erin D. Michos, Veit Sandfort, Richard A. Kronmal, Robyn L. McClelland, Michael J. Blaha JOURNAL: Eur Heart J. 2016 Jul 19. pii: ehw301. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract AIMS: To evaluate the 2013 American Heart Association (AHA)-American College of Cardiology (ACC)-Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) risk score among four different race/ethnic groups and to ascertain which factors are most associated with risk overestimation by the AHA-ACC-ASCVD score. METHODS AND RESULTS: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis(...)

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