Division Directors

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Posted by  | Administration

You may have noticed recently that our department underwent a comprehensive review, a task completed every five years for each department in the School of Medicine. I’d like to extend my thanks to the many of you who participated—whether directly or indirectly—in this Herculean administrative effort with a special call out to Holly Sellers and(...)

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The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

With Gordon Tomaselli's impeding departure, we have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Cardiology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Cardiology faculty, to Gordon for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead our Cardiology Division into the(...)

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Parikh Named Director of Nephrology

Parikh Named Director of Nephrology

Posted by  | Congratulations

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, will assume the role of Director of the Division of Nephrology effective July 1, 2018. He will succeed interim director Derek Fine, who graciously stepped in after Paul Scheel’s departure in the spring. We would like to thank not only our search committee, but(...)

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Fine Named Interim Director of Nephrology

Fine Named Interim Director of Nephrology

Posted by  | Leadership

I am delighted to announce that Derek Fine has agreed to serve as interim director of the Division of Nephrology effective March 1. We are confident in Dr. Fine’s ability to lead the division and maintain its strong history during this time of transition. In addition to his interim leadership role, he will serve as(...)

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Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

We write to inform you that after 30 years with our department, Paul Scheel will be moving on to become Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Chief Executive Officer of Washington University Physicians, the school’s faculty practice, effective July 1, 2017. Paul has stood out(...)

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Kalia Named Interim Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Kalia Named Interim Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

Nimisha Kalia-Satwah was recently named the interim director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine following Edward Bernacki’s retirement in August of 2015. Nimisha is an assistant professor who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. After earning her medical degree(...)

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Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

We are delighted to announce that Rexford Ahima will join Johns Hopkins Medicine on as the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes, director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and leader of the Diabetes Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Ahima will assume division directorship on June 1, 2016, succeeding(...)

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