Endocrinology

Kalyani Receives Vivian Fonesca Scholar Award

Kalyani Receives Vivian Fonesca Scholar Award

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

Rita Kalyani, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was named the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Vivian Fonesca Scholar Award, which recognizes diabetes research focused on the South Asian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations and/or research by a scientist from these areas of the world. The award, given in honor of(...)

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So Much Good News!

So Much Good News!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Check out our Medical Nursing Newsletter here: Medical Nursing Updates One Year CLABSI-Free! We want to recognize many of our Medicine units that have now celebrated one year without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI): CHU, Nelson 3, Nelson 6, Nelson 7 and Nelson 8.  This achievement represents dedication and skill from the nurses in assuring(...)

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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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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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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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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor:   Assistant Professor: Ann Marie Parker, Pulmonary Jennifer Townsend, Infectious Diseases Swaytha Yalamanchi, Endocrinology Instructor: Lingling Xian, Hematology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Wael AlJaroudi, adjunct assistant professor in Cardiology Katherine Allen,(...)

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