Cardiology

Faculty Promotions

Faculty Promotions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since October. A special congratulations goes out to Seva Polotsky (pictured) who will be honored at the School of Medicine’s annual professorial dinner in December 2016. Promoted to Professor: Vsevolod “Seva” Y. Polotsky, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Promoted to Associate(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most-Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most-Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2015 by Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1(...)

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Department of Medicine Top Fundraiser at 2015 American Diabetes Association Step Out:  Walk To Stop Diabetes

Department of Medicine Top Fundraiser at 2015 American Diabetes Association Step Out: Walk To Stop Diabetes

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The totals are in and the Department of Medicine was the top Johns Hopkins Medicine fundraiser at this year’s Baltimore American Diabetes Step Out Walk—raising $23,408! We nearly met out $25,000 goal thanks to the efforts of our outstanding team captains.  We had 6 teams raise over $1,000: Diabetes Center and Division of Endocrinology ($5,786)(...)

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Congrats to Kass and Paolocci whose pharmaceuticals company will be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb

Congrats to Kass and Paolocci whose pharmaceuticals company will be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb

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David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, and Nazareno Paolocci, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, along with John Toscano in the Department of Chemistry are the scientific founders of Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, a private biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of cardiovascular disease that(...)

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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 11 graduates among the Office of Women in Science and Medicine Leadership Program for Women Faculty’s sixth cohort of talented faculty. The program’s goal is to provide leadership development for high potential women faculty, and it has already succeeded in fostering new research collaborations amongst the participants. Congratulations! Alicia Arbaje,(...)

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Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

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Congratulations to Heather Sateia, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, on her selection as a core advisor for the School of Medicine’s Colleges Advisory Program. In this role, Dr. Sateia will serve as one of 23 core advisors and clinical skills teachers for the medical students, greatly impacting medical student growth. This is a highly(...)

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Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

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Last Wednesday, July 22, we concluded our Journeys in Medicine Series: Exploring the roles race and community play in shaping the Department of Medicine. In response to Dean Rothman’s request to department directors to devise a plan and generate ideas for Hopkins to make a positive impact on the Baltimore community following the riots that(...)

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U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

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Once again Hopkins was ranked among the best hospitals in the country, receiving the third slot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital’s list. A contributing factor among the success of the hospital are the seven specialties within the Department of Medicine that were ranked some of the best nationwide. Please join us(...)

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Institute for Clinical & Translational Research Pilot Awards

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Pilot awards to catalyze new research collaborations are a key component of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Strategic Plan. With institutional financial support and the leadership of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Council, the Institute for Clinical & Translational Research has reviewed the 2015 Discovery Fund applications from faculty members reflecting the full spectrum of research(...)

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