Awards Received

Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

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Several members of the DOM will participate in the inaugural National Research Conference of the High Value Practice Academic Alliance on October 8-9 where faculty and housestaff from Hopkins will present 25 abstracts, more than any other institution. Two abstracts involving members of the DOM (in bold) won awards: Amit Pahwa, Calvin Kagan, Leonard Feldman, Tim Niessen,(...)

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Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Sara Grisham, Deborah Michell and Kim Williams who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Sara Grisham serves a dual role as administrative coordinator for the Division of Molecular Medicine as well as the Center for Epigenetics. While fairly new to the department, she has had a lasting impact on both(...)

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Brodsky Receives Service Star Award

Brodsky Receives Service Star Award

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Robert Brodsky, professor in the Division of Hematology, was recently selected to receive a Service Star Award from Johns Hopkins Medicine Service Excellence based on a glowing recommendation from the family of one of his patients. See below for a passage from the letter. He will be honored in a ceremony in July. "As I am sure you know,(...)

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Schmidt Receives AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Schmidt Receives AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

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William Schmidt, research fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was recently named the recipient of a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association. With the help of faculty mentor Anthony Cammarato, assistant professor in Cardiology, and his lab, Will aims to uncover novel molecular mechanisms that regulate striated muscle contraction, and in particular cardiac contraction, so as to(...)

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Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

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Gary Wand, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, received two new  five-year grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. The first project is a U01 where he will be studying glucocorticoid exposure on measures of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) connectivity in the central nervous system. The second project is a R01 entitled PET(...)

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Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

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The 8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat organized by David Kass, director of the Institute of CardioScience took place on Friday, May 19 with lectures on cutting-edge cardiovascular disease science. Featured speakers included Zoltan Arany, MD, PhD, from University of Pennsylvania, Samia Mora, MD, MHS from Harvard Medical School, as well as Narutoshi Hibino, MD, PhD and Douglas(...)

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Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

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Damani Piggott, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Harold Amos Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since its founding in 1983, the Harold Amos Program has promoted scholars who have assumed international research excellence in biomedical, clinical and health services research, maintained high levels of academic leadership and served(...)

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American Thoracic Society Awards

American Thoracic Society Awards

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Three faculty members from the Division of Pulmonary will receive awards from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) next month. Hank Fessler, professor, will receive the Outstanding Educator Award at the ATS Plenary Session. This award recognizes lifetime contributions in education and mentoring in the fields of pulmonary, critical care or sleep medicine and award honors excellence in clinical or(...)

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Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

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Kunchok Dorjee, research fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and mentor Richard Chaisson, professor in ID, were recently named the recipients of the 2017 Mentee-Mentor Award in the Clinical Research category from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This award recognizes Johns Hopkins School of Medicine postdoctoral fellows and their mentors for outstanding contributions to science(...)

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