Welcome to Medicine Matters

Welcome to Medicine Matters

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Welcome to Medicine Matters–the newly launched blog for the Department of Medicine. The goal of this blog is to create a place to, as the subtitle suggests, share the successes, challenges and day-to-day accomplishments that are happening across our department. It is an initial step to improve the department’s online presence and internal communications. Specifically,(...)

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AHA awards top honors to DOM trainees

AHA awards top honors to DOM trainees

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Two Department of Medicine trainees received awards during the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions held in Baltimore March 4 – 6. The goal of the meeting is to promote the development and application of translational and population science to prevent heart disease and stroke and foster cardiovascular health. Stephen Juraschek, MD, PhD, an(...)

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Hendrix named Director of Clinical Pharmacology

Hendrix named Director of Clinical Pharmacology

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Craig W. Hendrix, MD, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, and Epidemiology has been named the new director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Medicine. He has also been named the Wellcome Professor of Medicine.  The Division of Clinical Pharmacology has a rich history at Johns Hopkins(...)

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Orens named Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Orens named Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. Jonathan Orens has been named the new director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Medicine. The division includes over 70 full-time faculty as well as part-time clinical faculty with clinical and research expertise in a broad range of diseases including asthma, COPD, critical care, cystic(...)

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Golden named Executive Vice Chair

Golden named Executive Vice Chair

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Sherita Hill Golden, MD, MHS, FAHA, the Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will assume the role of Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine (DOM) assisting in the oversight of the DOM’S tripartite mission of patient care, teaching and scientific discovery. As Executive Vice(...)

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3 Month Reflections

3 Month Reflections

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Reflections at 3 months: It is a great pleasure to report some of my reflections and activities from my first 3 months.  Much of my time has been spent in meetings, and as much as some may not appreciate it, this time has let me meet our faculty and has improved my grasp of the(...)

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