Awards Received

Center for Global Health Awarded CDC Contract

Center for Global Health Awarded CDC Contract

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently funded the Center for Global Health to investigate infections that lead to newborn deaths, determine ways to prevent them and identify strategies to improve survival of newborns in intensive care units. "The CDC and Johns Hopkins teams will study infections occurring in neonatal intensive care units in(...)

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Pahwa Receives Educator Award

Pahwa Receives Educator Award

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Amit Pahwa, assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, was recently selected as the recipient of the 2017 Early Career Medical Student Educator Award from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). This new award recognizes innovation and excellence in medical student education in the areas of leadership, scholarship and teaching.

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2016 Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

2016 Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

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Last year, the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians launched the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams to recognize physicians and care teams who provide consistently outstanding patient care throughout all of Johns Hopkins Medicine. All Johns Hopkins Medicine hospitals and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians facilities selected their six winners after nomination and local(...)

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Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

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Ashish Nimgaonkar, assistant professor in Gastroenterology and co-founder and CEO of Glyscend, Inc., was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from Johnson & Johnson LLC and Janssen Research & Development, LLC as part of the World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge at the 2016 Partnering for Cures conference. Glyscend aims to revolutionize the treatment for metabolic diseases such as type 2(...)

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Durkin, Knox and Smit Win Staff Recognition Awards

Durkin, Knox and Smit Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Nowella Durkin, Tamala Knox and Gabriela Smit who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Nowella (Nola), a senior programmer/analyst in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has worked at Hopkins for the past 36 years. She now works in the GIM-Welch Center Methods Core working on multiple projects(...)

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Zakaria Receives Joseph and Rae Brown Award

Zakaria Receives Joseph and Rae Brown Award

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The Dr. Joseph and Rae Brown Award recognizes a Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) member who has significantly advanced multidisciplinary quality care for critically ill and injured patients at the regional or local level. Sammy Zakaria, assistant professor in Cardiology, received this award in recognition of his efforts in leading the SCCM Baltimore Chapter for the(...)

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Donowitz Receives Program Project Grant Funding

Donowitz Receives Program Project Grant Funding

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Mark Donowitz, professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, is one of three principle investigators on a newly funded National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Program Project Grant (PPG) to use normal human enteroids to understand pathophysiology of some of the major causes of diarrhea and diarrheal death world wide. Mark, along with James Nataro,(...)

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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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Lucas, Leffell and Zachary Receive Monaco Award

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Donna Lucas, Sue Leffell and Andrea Zachary recently received the Anthony P. Monaco Award for the most outstanding translational paper for 2016 from The Transplantation Society. Their paper, "Differences in Immunogenicity of HLA Antigens and the Impact of Cross-Reactivity on the Humoral Response" was published in Transplantation in January 2015, and was unanimously voted to be(...)

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Bingham and Rosen Awarded P30 Grant

Bingham and Rosen Awarded P30 Grant

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Clifton (Bing) Bingham and Antony Rosen, associate professor and professor in the Division of Rheumatology, respectively, were recently awarded a P30 Core Center Grant from the National Institutes of Health. The P30 is focused on enabling Precision Rheumatology, establishing a new collaboration with Hopkins InHealth. The P30 will use well-established rheumatology centers of excellence (which(...)

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