Diabetes

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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Team Captains Still Needed for Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Team Captains Still Needed for Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Posted by  | Administration

This year the Johns Hopkins Medicine has committed to recruiting 500 walkers and raising $50,000 for diabetes research, education and advocacy through participation in the American Diabetes Association—Baltimore Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. The walk will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Canton Waterfront Park starting at 8 a.m. The Department of(...)

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Golden awarded R34 grant

Golden awarded R34 grant

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

Dr. Sherita Golden, professor and executive vice-chair of the Department of Medicine, was recently awarded an R34 grant for the study entitled “Implementation and Evaluation of an Inpatient Diabetes Superuser Education Program.” The study will be funded through an R34 mechanism, Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Setting, through the National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney(...)

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