Diabetes

Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

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Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, and Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, have been named to the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2018 board of directors. As of Jan. 1, Felicia is the president of the health care and education and Sherita is an active board member. Also, Nisa Maruthur, associate professor in GIM,(...)

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2018 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

2018 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Posted by  | Patient Care

The American Diabetes Association published its Standards of Care for Diabetes last week with the help of a committee led by Rita Kalyani, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology. She has served as chair of the writing committee for the past year to update the 173-page clinical guidelines that summarize evidence-based recommendations for the management and treatment of the 30 million people living(...)

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Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

Posted by  | Leadership

This month, Hopkins SOM faculty joined the American Diabetes Association on Capitol Hill for meetings with congressional representatives and senators about diabetes research funding and health care priorities. Participants were Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor of in GIM and president-elect of the American Diabetes Association Health Care & Education; Mehboob Hussain, professor of Pediatrics and director of the(...)

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Hill-Briggs Named President of ADA

Hill-Briggs Named President of ADA

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named 2017 president-elect for health care and education for the American Diabetes Association's Board of Directors. She will assume the role of president in January 2018. In the past, she has chaired the ADA's Council on Behavioral Medicine and Psychology and served on the Grant(...)

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Diabetes Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program

Diabetes Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program

Posted by  | Research

The JHU-UMD-DRC Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program provides up to four grants of  $50,000 in direct costs towards the development of preliminary data sufficient for the application of a research grant, or towards the testing of an innovative hypothesis, which might have important implications or yield significant results for diabetes-related research. Translational studies are encouraged.(...)

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Spotlight on Diabetes

Spotlight on Diabetes

Posted by  | Research

Recently, several DOM faculty members have been recognized for their contributions to diabetes research. Landon King, professor in the Division of Pulmonary and executive vice dean for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, represented Johns Hopkins Medicine at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter Hope Gala on Saturday, November 12. The(...)

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The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Once again the Department of Medicine was the top Johns Hopkins Medicine fundraiser at the 2016 Baltimore American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk—raising $17,528!  We want to thank our team captains for their dedication and hard work. Megan Brown & Nisa Maruthur (General Internal Medicine/Welch Forza Brancati) David Harriman (Medical Nursing Administration) Tamala Knox &(...)

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Diabetes Walk Call for Team Captains

Diabetes Walk Call for Team Captains

Posted by  | Administration

As many of you know, every October, Johns Hopkins participates in an institution-wide walk to benefit the American Diabetes Association. This year’s Step Out Baltimore Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held October 2, 2016 at the Canton Waterfront Park. This year Johns Hopkins has committed to recruiting 600 walkers and raising $60,000 for diabetes(...)

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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

Posted by  | Administration

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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