Geriatrics

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Posted by  | Congratulations

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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Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

Walston, Bandeen-Roche and Varadhan Awarded Major NIA Grant

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

Jeremy Walston, (pictured) professor in Geriatrics, Karen Bandeen-Roche, professor in biostatistics and Geriatrics, and Ravi Varadhan, associate professor in Oncology, were recently awarded a U2U3 grant mechanism sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for their clinical research project entitled "Characterizing Resiliencies to Physical Stressors in Older Adults: A Dynamical Physiological Systems Approach." This  award totals $11,560,771 over five years and(...)

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Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Grace Goodhew, MBA, has been named the new senior administrative manager for the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Grace has been with the division for a year as the business operations manager, overseeing Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine (JHOME) and clinical reporting. Grace received her bachelor's of science with honors in aging studies from Ithaca(...)

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Core Clerkship Named Best Educational Curriculum

Core Clerkship Named Best Educational Curriculum

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After submitting the two highest scoring educational curricula abstracts (named below) to the High Value Practice Academic Alliance National Research and Education Conference (HVPAA), the Medicine Core Clerkship, led by Amit Pahwa, assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, and Danelle Cayea, assistant professor in Geriatrics, won the conference award for Best Educational Curriculum. Effect of High Value Care(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Posted by  | Congratulations

Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Associate Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Michelle Eakin, Pulmonary Shaker Eid, CIMS Hans Lee, Pulmonary Mark Marzinke, Clinical Pharmacology Esther Oh, Geriatrics Assistant Professor: Andrew Braun, Pulmonary Emily Brigham, Pulmonary Laura Cappelli, Rheumatology Daniel Goldman, Rheumatology Ryan Graddy, Chemical Dependence Ya-Chi Ho, ID John(...)

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Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Posted by  | CME

The 7th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology will take place on Thursday, July 27 from 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Guest speaker: Ivonne Z. Jiménez-Velázquez, MD, FACP, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine(...)

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Is Equity the Missing Link?

Is Equity the Missing Link?

Posted by  | Administration

In a recent Health Affairs Blog "Restoring Equity to the Health Law Debate," Abraham Nussbaum, a psychiatrist at Denver Health, delivers an awakening perspective on a missing component of our critical conversation and public debate on health reform--EQUITY. He delves into a historical account of the Scottish physician, Archie Cochrane whose insights from the famous lecture(...)

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Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Posted by  | CME

The Karen A. Armacost 4th Annual Lecture on Geriatric Care will be held Thursday, April 27 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Title: "Nursing Assistants: The Caring Hands of the Geriatric Team" Dr. Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Psychiatry(...)

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Dealing with Racist Patients

Dealing with Racist Patients

Posted by  | Administration

Managing medically complex patients from around Maryland and the world is a practice that physicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions regularly handle. However, the experience of caring for patients with openly alternate or even bigoted viewpoints regarding matters of race, ethnicity, gender or religion can be difficult. We can look back at the February 2016(...)

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