General Internal Medicine

Bennett Named Director of Research for JHCP

Bennett Named Director of Research for JHCP

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Wendy Bennett, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has accepted the role of director of research for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP). In this new role, she will oversee the JHCP Research Office with a goal of increasing JHCP’s involvement in research and further advancing high-value, high quality, sustainable patient-oriented research, aligned(...)

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Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

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Last summer, the Department of Medicine joined with 20 other departments of medicine across the country to participate in a NIH funded randomized controlled trial, Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM). The goal of BRIM is to evaluate an evidence-based pro-diversity intervention throughout academic medicine. Later this month, the BRIM study team, led by Dr.(...)

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Davison Accepted into Health Systems Science Scholars Program

Davison Accepted into Health Systems Science Scholars Program

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Ashwini Davison, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was accepted into the American Medical Association's Health Systems Science Scholars Program. The program equips faculty who have significant responsibility for—or who anticipate having responsibility for—implementing and/or teaching topics related to health systems science, with the knowledge and skills needed to be outstanding teachers(...)

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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. Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Albena Dinkova-Kostova, secondary appointment in Medicine Amita Gupta, Infectious Diseases Laszlo Nagy, Endocrinology Anne Marie O'Broin Lennon, Gastroenterology Karen Robinson, GIM Michelle Rudek, Clinical Pharmacology Associate Professor: Maria Bettinotti, Immunogenetics Kimberly Gudzune, GIM Jonathan Jun, Pulmonary Waseem Khaliq, Hospital Medicine(...)

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Clark Serves as Co-Chair of Look AHEAD Study

Clark Serves as Co-Chair of Look AHEAD Study

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Jeanne Clark, professor and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, recently accepted an invitation to serve as the co-chair of the Look AHEAD study. This study is a multicenter randomized, 12-year NIH clinical trial to examine the effects of a lifestyle intervention designed to achieve and maintain weight loss over the long term through(...)

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Meza Receives ALACRITY Pilot Grant

Meza Receives ALACRITY Pilot Grant

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Benjamin Meza, fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the 2019 ALACRITY Pilot Grant for his project titled, “Understanding Social Network Characteristics that Influence Smoking Cessation among Adults with Serious Mental Illness." The ALACRITY Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness is dedicated to improving physical health and reducing premature mortality among people with(...)

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Hindman Receives BAHI Spark Award

Hindman Receives BAHI Spark Award

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Daniel Hindman, fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently awarded the Bloomberg American Health Initiative (BAHI) Spark Award for his project “Promoting health equity in Baltimore's design for active transportation.” Daniel received the award from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with support from mentor Craig Pollack.

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Davison Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Davison Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

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Ashwini Davison, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and associate director for education in the Division of Health Sciences Informatics, received the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award for the Population Health Management (PHM) degree program in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Ashwini is an assistant director for the Masters of Applied Sciences degree program in(...)

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Freeland Receives Funding for GIMboree

Freeland Receives Funding for GIMboree

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Deborah Freeland, primary care resident in the Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program, received a national grant from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for her project, "The GIMboree Experience: Enhancing Joy in Outpatient Medicine.” GIMBoree consists of monthly GIM/primary care evening events that allow for residents and faculty to discuss issues pertinent(...)

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